Geek Of The Week: Ali Stroker

Geek Of The Week: Ali Stroker

Ali Stroker is an American actress and singer. She is the first actress who uses a wheelchair for mobility to appear on a Broadway stage, and to be nominated for and win a Tony Award. Stroker was a finalist on the second season of The Glee Project, and later appeared as a guest star on Glee in 2013. She played the role of Anna in Deaf West’s 2015 revival of Spring Awakening. She won the 2019 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in Oklahoma! If you didn’t get to see her on the Tony’s look for it on the interwebs. I think she is deserving of the award full stop. She is exceedingly talented, and just happens to use a wheelchair. She is certainly worthy of Geek of the Week.

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avatar MIKE: A geek who currently works as a Biologist and has an extensive science background. He is an avid user of HPC systems used for scientific research in the Washington DC area. Mike's working knowledge of using computers to solve problems brings a unique viewpoint to the podcast.