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Subject: Arts: Performing Arts

The Biographies Series: Performing Arts

23 of 51 programs from the The Biographies Series, which offer in-depth and personal studies of celebrated people in Performing Arts. Other focus areas in the series include: History; Photography; Psychology; Click for more

Zac Efron and Friends: School's Out

Efron and Friends, Zac: School's Out

As the gang from Disney's extremely popular High School Musical franchise prepare to graduate in the movie, High School Musical 3, tweenies everywhere wonder what's to become of the actors that brought their favorite characters to life. This bio charts the rise of Zac Efron, from a school kid who had to chase girls to get them to go out with him, to the heart throb he is today, adored by millions of fans around the world. From the moment it was broadcast, HSM was a hit, propelling Efron, his costar and girlfriend, Vanessa Hudgens, and the rest of the cast into the stratosphere. Soundtracks and sequels followed, and merchandise sales soared. Efron didn't stop at HSM, however, joining the cast of the film "Hairspray." That movie was a hit, ensuring that Zac had a career outside of the franchise. At the premiere of High School Musical 3, Zac and Vanessa told reporters they hoped that teens could relate to their characters' trials and tribulations in high school. For Efron, Hudgens, and the rest of the cast, however, it's off to the next challenge: establishing a career after "graduation." Produced by Switch International. 2013 JSCA 60 min.





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