This week on The Bizzimumzi Podcast Ashley is joined in conversation by Robyn Hurder. Robyn is an American musical theatre actress. She is best known for originating the role of Nini in the Broadway production of Moulin Rouge!, a performance for which she was nominated for the 2020 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She has performed in the Broadway shows Nice Work If You Can Get It (2012–2013), Grease (2007–2008), The Wedding Singer (2006), and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (2005). She has taken part in a number of regional productions and Encores stagings, and the national tours of A Chorus Line (2010), Spamalot (2006), and Starlight Express (2003–2004).
In this show you will hear how Robyn’s pregnancy affected her career. She talks about loving being pregnant despite having to sacrifice everything during that time. Robyn gives pointers to new mothers and stresses why having a circle of friends and loved ones is so important. How Robyn coped with the hardest year of her life — the first year after having her son— and how it impacted her career as a dancer. Robyn’s miscarriage, how it affected her personal and professional life, and why she is thankful for her circle of loved ones who were there for her in that time. Robyn’s postpartum experience, including how she coped and the impact it had in her life.
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