Join Beyond the Mic with Sean Dillon as we dive into a vibrant interview with Gaby Albo, the versatile Broadway sensation currently captivating audiences nationwide as Gloria Estefan in ‘On Your Feet!’ From her journey through hits like ‘A Chorus Line,’ ‘West Side Story,’ ‘Cats,’ and ‘Aladdin,’ to sharing her training at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy, get ready for an insider’s look into Gaby’s career. Discover her high-flying moments, including singing on cruise lines and a stint as a ‘La Voz’ semifinalist. Unveil her secrets, from ice cream flavors to the most underrated spots in Mexico City. Discover her dream role and the incredible power of sharing stories like Gloria Estefan’s. You won’t want to miss this lively and revealing conversation with Gaby Albo from ‘On Your Feet!’ Beyond the Mic.
Join us as we go Beyond the Mic with the dazzling Broadway star Gabby Albo. Known for her captivating performances in ‘A Chorus Line’, ‘West Side Story’, ‘Cats’, ‘Aladdin’, and the world premiere of ‘On Your Feet’ in Español, Gabby’s journey is nothing short of extraordinary.
Gabby shares her experiences on the national tour portraying the iconic Gloria Estefan in ‘On Your Feet’. With infectious enthusiasm, she describes the show as a celebration of Emilio and Gloria Estefan’s life, their artistic challenges, and their significant contribution to Latin American culture. But it’s not just about the rhythm and the music; Gabby reveals that the heart of the show lies in its portrayal of personal challenges and the transformative power of love and support.
Gabby’s path to stardom is a testament to the value of education and preparation. She recounts her time at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy (AMDA), where she honed her craft and learned the ins and outs of the industry. From audition cuts to headshots, AMDA was a gateway to a world of opportunity, a world where she could pursue her passion for performing arts.
Listeners will be captivated by Gabby’s stories of friendship, like her bond with Luigi, her high school theater companion, and their serendipitous reunions on the stages of ‘Cats’ and ‘Aladdin’. Speaking of ‘Aladdin’, Gabby dives into how her ensemble role and understudy for Jasmine prepared her for the demanding role of Gloria Estefan, where she is the center of attention for over two hours of intense performance.
But it’s not all about the limelight. In a candid moment, Gabby opens up about the initial challenges of working with Samuel Garnica, who plays Emilio. What began as a struggle to connect blossomed into a deep, palpable chemistry that audiences can’t help but feel.
Listen to the full episode to be swept away by the magic of Gabby Albo’s world, both on stage and off. It’s a story you won’t want to miss.
Beyond the Mic with Sean Dillon is the conversation series where actors, artists, authors, and more go deeper than a traditional interview. They go “Beyond the Mic”.