The first time Micaela Lamas saw “Dear Evan Hansen” was online, and didn’t even start acting until late in high school. She draws from Alana Beck in her own life & irrationally buys Sephora makeup. We find out more when Micaela Lamas goes Beyond the Mic.
We’re joined on the Starline by an up and coming Broadway star. She’s starring in the tour of Dear Evan Hansen coming to a theater near you as Alana Beck. We welcome the talented Micaela Lamas.
Micaela, let’s go Beyond the Mic. Dear Evan Hansen is such a powerful show. When you first saw it, how did it change the way you see yourself as a theater artist?
You didn’t start your theater career till late in high school. Why did you decide that your voice needed to be heard?
And you have friends at Texas State who’s did Seussical so the circle is complete.
From your roles in Nunsense and Sister Act you now shifting to a role without a habit. How has theater given you a stronger voice and allowing you to move from the darkness in your own life since high school?
Was it fear of failure, the unknown or can I do this?
The Rockin’ 8:
It’s time for the Rockin’ 8, 8 random questions; answer with the first thing that comes to your mind. There is no Pressure.
1. Biggest adjustment you’ve made traveling on the road from bus to hotel to show to bus to hotel to show?
2. First tattoo you ever got and where is it?
3. Best place in Mission Texas
4. Favorite thing about Mila Kunis?
5. Thing that your mom Stefanie can say that instantly will make you smile?
6. Best BBQ place in Texas?
7. Which moment is you favorite one with your best friend Bella Coppola?
8. Favorite part of Schlitterbahn?
The Back Half:
There is no fear in your world. Why did you let it go?
People say that life is very black and white but this play has been very polarizing for the lies told, and the grey areas we all exists in. How has your own life been challenging to the path of success you now enjoy?
Has this role changed you and your future?
How has vocalizing thankfulness been easier for you because of this role?
Who on the cast have you bonded with?
You’ve said “we call ourselves artists, we don’t put ourselves in boxes, and we allow full vulnerability in front of one another” How did your time at Texas State change the way you look acting and theater?
What’s the one thing you try to accomplish on the road at each stop?
Was there a moment on tour that beat singing the national anthem at a Lakers game?
Who has influenced your path musically and which star do you relate to the most?
You talked about fears of doubt earlier. How has auditioning for this role change you?
When you got the call, who was your 1st call?
What items do you spend irrationally on?
So what your go to comfort food?
What scares you financially living in New York?
Why should people come see this show?
One Big Question:
Best lesson your late grandmother Norma gave you?
She has a tattoo of Aquarius on her wrist, loves jitters coffee bar in Mission and loved the Lazy River at Schlitterbahn. Micaela Lamas from Dear Evan Hansen thank you for taking the time to talk with us today.
And that my friends is Beyond the Mic.
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