Juliana Hansen, one of the stars of the now closed Aladdin: Musical Spectacular joins us on this episode of the Disney Dose podcast. On the show we discuss the incredible joy she found in playing the character and all of the other work she has performed for The Walt Disney Company.
Some of her other projects have included work with famed Disney songwriter Richard Sherman, voicing and playing Mary Poppins in many current projects, and so many more incredible endeavours for Disney and in show business beyond. She also created the One Starry Night event to help fight ALS.
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My obsession with Aladdin seems to be clear. You can also listen to an interview with the voice of Jafar and an interview with the stars of the Aladdin Musical on Broadway.
In this episode you will hear about:
- How she started singing and acting a very young age
- Her first job singing for Disney
- How working with Stephen Schwartz on Pocahontas came full circle
- Her favorite birthday present
- Her friendship with Richard Sherman
- What her favorite moments working on Aladdin at Disney California Adventure were
- Her secret to keeping a straight face during the jokes from the Genie in Aladdin
- What she called the “best ride in Disneyland”
- Her typical day working in the Aladdin cast at Disneyland
- And so much more…
To end the episode, you’ll hear a recording of Juliana singing Feed the Birds to Richard Sherman.
For more from Juliana Hansen
You can find out all about Juliana Hansen by heading over to her website where you can see all of her work displayed. There are some incredible recordings of her singing and acting ability.
And for more information on One Starry Night to ALS, click here.
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