ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE
Broadway's longest-running "Lion King" — only Black American to be a lead actor in 6 musical productions
Author of My Pride: Mastering Life's Daily Performance
From his life experience, Alton has learned the secret of tapping his inner resources to meet the challenge of routine and repetition in work and relationships. He'll share the vital ingredients for sustaining consistent peak performance and success.
ALTON FITZGERALD WHITE
Alton Fitzgerald White, after completing a record-breaking 4,308 performances as King Mufasa in Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, has added Author and in-demand Keynote Speaker to his growing list of titles. Both his book and the audiobook of My Pride: Mastering The Challenge Of Daily Performance, an inspirational biography filled with secrets to fulfillment and joy in work and life published by Disney Editions, have 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 engagements with THE BBC ORCHESTRA at London’s legendary ROYAL ALBERT HALL, THE BOSTON POPS, TANGLEWOOD, THE ATLANTA SYMPHONY, WOLFTRAP and THE CINCINNATI POPS to name a few. Some of those dates included music from his best-selling CD, Disney My Way!, full of re-imagined Disney on Broadway classics. Alton has appeared on the big screen opposite Oscar winners Nicole Kidman and Marcia Gay Harden and alongside Oscar nominee Sam Elliott. He was also featured in The Pulitzer Prize winning and Emmy Award Winning RENT LIVE which was performed on FOX television.
Alton’s resume includes Guest Star roles on the hit TV series LAW AND ORDER, THE BLACKLIST, THE GOOD FIGHT, LAW AND ORDER-S.V.U., MADAM SECRETARY, ELEMENTARY, MIND HUNTER, CODE BLACK, FBI and a recurring role on BULL as Judge Tahani. He is featured in the new season of DEXTER and has featured roles in the upcoming LET THE RIGHT ONE IN for SHOWTIME and DEAR EDWARD for APPLE TV. He will also be seen in the long-awaited 2023 Summer Blockbuster INDIANA JONES 5. Alton has written for several major 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 the article is studied for its content and structure. 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.