Moderator: Zi Alikhan
BRANDON VICTOR DIXON
Brandon Victor Dixon is a Tony (2), Grammy(2), Emmy, and Olivier Award nominated graduate of Columbia University, who recently starred as Collins in RENTonFOX and Judas in NBC’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Broadway: HAMILTON, SHUFFLE ALONG (Tony nom.), THE COLOR PURPLE (Tony nom.), MOTOWN THE MUSICAL (Grammy nom.), Kander and Ebb’s THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS (Olivier, Drama Desk, Lucille Lortel, Outer Critics Circle, Drama League, AUDELCO noms.). TV: Terry Silver STARZ’s hit drama “Power,” NETFLIX’s “She’s Gotta Have it,” Amazon’s “Modern Love,” ABC’s “The Good Wife.” His company WalkRunFly has produced multiple works including Hedwig and the Angry Inch (Tony Award). He is the founder of Qurator: The Movie Ratings app (iOS/Android) and the WeAre Foundtation a 501(c)3 nonprofit.
KRYSTAL JOY BROWN
Krystal Joy Brown is a multi-talented Broadway favorite. Krystal is currently starring on Broadway as Eliza Hamilton in the Pulitzer-prize and 12 TONY winning Broadway mega-hit musical, Hamilton. With five Broadway shows under her belt, HAIR(Dionne/Abe Lincoln), Leap Of Faith (Ornella), Big Fish (Josephine), and MOTOWN (Diana Ross), her extensive theatrical background has led her to be a two-time Fred Astaire Award Nominee and work closely with some of the worlds top Oscar and TONY award-winning playwrights, directors, producers, and creative teams. She was recently seen on stage in Huntington Theatre’s MAN IN THE RING, directed by Michael Greif and written by Pulitzer Prize-Winner, Michael Cristofer. Her goal is to always create new characters and be hands-on in the development of new inspiring works. Krystal also voices the character of Netossa in the DreamWorks/Netflix animated series, She-Ra Princesses of Power, which is now streaming all five seasons only on Netflix. She has been seen in the Disney live-action feature film MAGIC CAMP (Disney+) with Adam DeVine and Gillian Jacobs. She has guest-starred in NBC’s Law & Order: SUV, Hulu’s Deadbeat, ABC’s Castle, Disney’s Sydney to the Max, and most recently, Hallmark Channels "One Royal Holiday" with Aaron Tveit & Laura Osnes. Aside from her many theatrical pursuits, she is and stage and screenwriter, columnist, novelist, and songwriter, her original music has been featured on ABC's The Neighbors & ABC’s Mistresses. She made her directorial debut this year with the short film, Reddy Records. She has been commissioned to write and develop diverse new stories for stage and screen, sparking a new passion for the ambitious multi-hyphenate. An avid activist in mental health, wellness, and social justice. She is on Hamilton Racial Justice Task Force that was created during the wake of the 2020 summer of social reckoning following the murder of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and Ahmaud Arbery Krystal also co-hosted the podcast, HOW WE DO THIS (avail on iTunes).