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How child actors balance Broadway, off-Broadway with school
Backstage on Broadway is just as bustling as you might expect, with cast and crew members rushing back and forth with all the rigor and intensity necessary to ensure that every performance goes off without a hitch. It also can be, as unlikely as it sounds, a place to catch up on schoolwork. For three child actors from Massachusetts, Alexa Shae Niziak, Carly Gendell, and Marcus D’Angelo, striking a balance between work and play is just part of the daily song and dance. All three, enrolled at Walpole-based TEC Connections Academy, live in New York while performing onstage, but they