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Julie DeVore and Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’

Since working on “School of Rock” (when UNCG Magazine last featured her), Julie DeVore ’10 has continued her Broadway career. She has worked closely with pop-star David Byrne on the “American Utopia” show – and helped create his unique “Unchained” show when many cast members were out during the height of the winter Covid surge. (Percussionist Evan Frierson ’13 performed during “Unchained.”) She has worked as production stage manager on “virtual” musicals during the pandemic as well. Now, she is back working on American Utopia as Production Stage Manager and teaching Stage Management at SUNY Purchase.

Photo: DeVore with Byrne and bassist Bobby Wooten.


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