Bryan Terrell Clark photo courtesy of Keppler Speakers.

Bryan Terrell Clark presents “Finding Your Purpose: From Baltimore to Broadway’s ‘Hamilton’” at Norwich University

NORTHFIELD, Vt. – Norwich University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) presents “Finding Your Purpose: From Baltimore to Broadway’s ‘Hamilton,’” a presentation by Bryan Terrell Clark, Broadway star who played George Washington in “Hamilton,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15 in Mack Hall Auditorium.

This event is free and open to the public.

Clark shares life-changing lessons from his career on Broadway and work in arts education and philanthropy to empower young people to leave their mark on the world. He is an actor and singer-songwriter, known for his starring role as George Washington in “Hamilton: An American Musical on Broadway.” He has also starred in the iconic role of Marvin Gaye in “Motown: The Musical,” as well as in Broadway’s acclaimed “Fences.” Clark has also been cast in Ava Duvernay's “Central Park Five.”

Musically, Clark has written for such artists as Jussie Smollett and Mary J. Blige, and he has performed with Brandy, Patti LaBelle, Ciara, and Michael Bublé. He is now in the studio recording his solo album. In 2017, he co-founded the philanthropic lifestyle brand inDEFINED, created to inspire and teach youth through the arts.

In keeping with the theme of his life’s work, Clark has made it his mission to help as many young people as possible find their unique purpose in life. He connects his experiences on Broadway and the entertainment industry to relatable, real-life issues, like tackling insecurity and finding motivation, while inspiring audiences to use their past to fuel their future and discover the best version of themselves.

This event is sponsored by Norwich University’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The NU DEI aims to foster a safe campus climate and culture through leadership, education, advocacy, and prevention. The office partners with community partners to offer training, prevention programming, and outreach to ensure that Norwich continues to provide a safe and secure campus for all of its community members. The office also investigates all matters relating to sexual and gender-based misconduct and discrimination.

This event is also supported by the Office of the Provost and the Campus Activities Board.

About Norwich University

Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army and is the oldest private military college in the United States of America. Norwich is one of our nation's six senior military colleges and the birthplace of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). 

Norwich University will celebrate its bicentennial in 2019. In fulfillment of Norwich’s mission to train and educate today’s students to be tomorrow’s global leaders, Norwich launched the Forging the Future campaign in 2014. The five-year campaign, which is timed to culminate in 2019, is committed to creating the best possible learning environment through state-of-the-art academics and world-class facilities and is designed to enhance the university’s strong position as it steps into its third century of service to the nation.

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