Alton Fitzgerald White, after completing a record-breaking 4,308 performances as King Mufasa in Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, has now added Author and in-demand Keynote Speaker to his growing list of titles. His book, My Pride: Mastering The Challenge Of Daily Performance, an inspirational biography filled with secrets to fulfillment and joy in work and life was published by Disney Editions and has been nominated for several major national book awards. Other Broadway starring roles include Mister in The Color Purple, Coalhouse Walker Jr. in Ragtime, Ken in Smokey Joe’s Cafe, John in Miss Saigon and The Hawker in The Who’s Tommy. He made his West End debut as Ken in Smokey Joe’s Cafe in London. Alton has performed concert dates all over the world, including music from his best-selling CD, Disney My Way!, full of re-imagined Disney on Broadway classics. Alton has also had Guest Star roles on the hit TV series “Law and Order,” “Bull,” “The Blacklist,” “The Good Fight,” “Code Black,” “FBI” “Elementary,” “Mindhunter” and “Madam Secretary”. Last year he had a featured role in The Goldfinch, as a social worker opposite Oscar Winner Nicole Kidman. He was most recently featured in The Pulitzer Prize winning and Emmy Nominated RENT LIVE which was performed on FOX television. Alton has written for several magazines including a cover story about his detailed experience with racial profiling for THE NATION MAGAZINE titled "RAGTIME MY TIME" that has since appeared in publications all over the world and in dozens of college textbooks where it’s studied for its structure and content. Alton’s popular TEDx Talk-Redefining Service To Dream The Impossible Dream can be found here.
My Pride (Broadway's Record-Breaking Lion King): Mastering Life's Daily Performance
A major key to achieving and maintaining success in whatever you pursue is ensuring that your passions and your purpose are aligned. Through song and the vast wisdom he's gained pursuing and starring in 6 Smash Hit Broadway Shows including his record-breaking run as King Mufasa in Disney's THE LION KING, Alton shares his enlightenment and the vital ingredients for sustaining consistent peak performance and success.
From his life experience, White has learned the secret of tapping his inner resources to meet the challenge of routine and repetition in work and relationships.