WBTT Live

Welcome to Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s home for on-demand streaming video! In this video, Founder & Artistic Director Nate Jacobs interviews WBTT Resident Choreographer Donald Frison — the man behind the dance moves you marvel at in our shows!

Donald was the mastermind of the dance moves in Nate Jacobs’ original musical comedy, Rockin’ Down Fairytale Lane. This soulful twist on classic fairy tales was a big hit in the summer of 2018. Now you can see it online, on demand any time through Sunday, June 21, for just $15 per household. The fun and fantasy are just what we need right now, and the songs and sly humor are perfect for the whole family to enjoy at home! CLICK HERE for info and tickets.

 

 

We hope you enjoyed Nate Jacobs’ visit with Donald Frison! Now here’s a sneak peek (under 3 minutes) of our current online, on-demand video, Rockin’ Down Fairytale Lane, featuring Donald’s choreography, original music and some of your favorite WBTT performers!

 

Want to know more about the many talented artists that made Rockin’ Down Fairytale Lane a hit with WBTT audiences in 2018? CLICK HERE for the original playbill.

DONALD FRISONDONALD FRISON is Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe’s Resident Choreographer. An accomplished choreographer, dancer and singer for over 30 years, Donald has enjoyed great success. He was a dancer for the NBA Memphis Grizzlies Dance Team and a five-time champion on the syndicated talent competition television show Star Search with Ed McMahon. His theatre credits as a performer include Black Nativity, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Five Guys Named Moe, Cats, It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues and The Music Man. "As WBTT’s Resident Choreographer I strive to keep the vision growing,” Donald says. “I’ve been fortunate to have had my work showcased at the National Black Theatre Festival with two shows, How I Got Over and Soul Man. "I am so proud and honored to be part of such an amazing company with a wonderful vision. Thank you, Nate and Julie, for trusting me and my gift. Thank you to the staff and trustees for all your love and support. I thank God for blessing me with a gift to give to the world. May God bless all of you!"

Stay tuned for more songs and stories from your favorite WBTT performers — plus videos of vintage WBTT performances and special events!