Meet the Billy Boys: Zach Manske Uses Greeting Card Inspiration to ‘Shine’ in Billy Elliot
August 8th, 2012 | By Broadway.com Staff
In the Tony Award-winning musical Billy Elliot, young actors pirouette, tap and even fly across the stage in the title role. Just who are these talented young performers? Broadway.com brings you an intimate look at these adolescent stars and what makes them the entertainers that they are. First up is 12-year-old Zach Manske. The Minnesota native started dancing at seven and looks up to Russian ballet icon Mikhail Baryshnikov. Find out how Manske relates to Billy, how a greeting card feeds his inspiration and the funky tricks he can do with his ears. Don’t miss your chance to see Manske soar in Billy Elliot at the Boston Opera House through August 19!