January 2013

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"Kinky Boots" superstar Billy Porter thanks CTA for his start When Kinky Boots superstar and Tony Award winner Billy Porter played Pittsburgh last summer, many of his friends from The Center for Theater Arts (CTA), now in their 40s, were in the audience recalling his days at The Center, which is celebrating its 35th anniversary. Porter traveled from Pittsburgh’s East End for classes via public transit and caught rides home with the parents of current Center Executive Director Billy Hartung. Porter humbly expressed his thanks for the training