'Growin' Up Broadway' Chats with 'West Side Story' Star Shereen Pimentel

On the latest edition of 'Growin' Up Broadway' Tim McDonald and SJ Arnegger catch up on all the latest Broadway and theatre education initiatives. Tim gives viewers details on this week's JTFridays where iTheatrics is celebrating and amplifying black students, alums, and teachers in the theatre education and Broadway communities. JTFriday this week will be live at 5pm EST on the iTheatrics Facebook and Youtube accounts.

Also joining the video podcast this week is Shereen Pimentel who currently stars in the revival of West Side Story. Shereen talks about starting her Broadway career as Young Nala in Disney's The Lion King, balancing her Juilliard school work (and graduating) whole starring in West Side Story and what changes she would like to see be made to the American Theatre and theatre education industries. And as always, Shereen takes the 'Growin' Up Broadway' musical theatre quick fire quiz.

Watch the full episode in the player above.