Hamilton: Austin Deadman (Chicago)

52: Austin Deadman is a 22 year old Chicago native and graduate of Colombia College. He is currently an Alternate Conductor in the CIBC Production of Hamilton: An American Musical.

In this conversation, we discuss the thrills and challenges of playing for the show, how Austin landed the gig, his musical education, surrounding yourself with advanced musicians to push your skill level, finding your artistic scene, love for live performance, using music to better the community, time management, health, drugs, perspective on life and origins of influence.

Chance Gilliam