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    Posted June 2, 2016

AEA’s GYPSY ROBE®

A Historic 65-Year Backstage Tradition on Broadway

Flying High! Paramour on Broadway's Justin Prescott is the recipient of the first Gypsy Robe for the 2016/2017 season

“When I heard my name I almost fainted — not really, but my heart did skip a beat. Seeing this tradition being passed down for the past six years, and to now be a part of it is an awesome feeling. I remember seeing all of my colleagues smiling and screaming as I ran around the circle; it was like I was crowned the prom king!”

 


Name: Justin Prescott

Show: Paramour on Broadway

Opening Night: May 25, 2016

Hometown: Houston, TX

Broadway Debut: Fela! (May 25, 2010 – the same day I received this Gypsy Robe)

Professional Training: SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance (Cum Laude); High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston, TX

Year Joined AEA: 2010

How I Got My Equity Card: “I went into my very first audition non-Equity and came out screaming that I booked Broadway and I got my equity card!” 

Broadway Chorus Credits: 5

Fun Fact: “I am a young, up-and-coming choreographer who loves roller coasters!”

 



Moments from the Gypsy Robe® Ceremony

Justin Prescott does the ceremonial three laps around the stage.


Justin Prescott with the cast members of Paramour on Broadway.


View the full gallery of photos here!

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