This week, we're joined by Sarah's college professor, Patti James, as they discuss pursuing their dreams outside the constructs of "societal standards of success
More about Patti...
In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, Patti performed in and choreographed shows in the U.S., as well as Canada and Australia before returning to her hometown of Cincinnati in 1992. She has worked in musicals, theme parks, film, television and industrial shows. Tours in the U.S. include Chicago and Ballroom. Patti has choreographed shows at Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati (ETC), and also at ETC, she performed the role of Lottie in “Mack and Mabel.” Additionally, Patti has directed and choreographed shows featuring the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, the Northern Kentucky Symphony and also choreographed a production for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park. For almost 20 years, retiring in the Spring or 2017, Patti was an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre at the College Conservatory of Music, at the University of Cincinnati, teaching tap and jazz, as well as choreographing numerous productions. For her involvement in Cincinnati Theatre, Patti received the Acclaim MVP Award in 2009-2010. Patti lives in Cincinnati with Keith, her husband of 41 years, and they have two grown daughters, Alexis (husband Emmett and children Emmett, Auggie, Darcy and Reggie) and Chloe (husband Eric and son Fletcher).
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