What's Your Superpower? Q&A with Welby Altidor

Welby Altidor lives the unconventional, frequently counterintuitive creative principles he espouses. The chief creative officer for Singapore-based Cityneon spent two days on campus with students and faculty,  and gave a public presentation, sponsored by Michigan Technological University Career Services and the Van Evera Distinguished Lecture Series at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts.

 

LINKS: https://www.mtu.edu/rozsa/

https://www.mtu.edu/career/

http://cityneon.net/

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/cirque-du-soleil-s-tribute-452213

 

The youngest casting director in Cirque De Soleil history, Altidor previously put his team-building superpower to work in more than 15 productions, including the award-winning Michael Jackson ONE. "It's almost like I have a tattoo on my heart with Cirque on it. I learned an extraordinary amount of things," said Altidor.

The youngest casting director in Cirque De Soleil history, Altidor previously put his team-building superpower to work in more than 15 productions, including the award-winning Michael Jackson ONE. "It's almost like I have a tattoo on my heart with Cirque on it. I learned an extraordinary amount of things," said Altidor.

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