Derek Klena was most recently seen starring on Broadway in Alanis Morissette’s critically acclaimed new musical Jagged Little Pill. Previously, Derek starred and originated the role of Dmitry in the stage adaptation of the animated movie Anastasia. He first broke onto the NYC theatre scene in the 2012 Off-Broadway revival of Carrie, where he was quickly noticed and scooped up by Oscar, Grammy, and Tony winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul to originate the lead role of Eddie Birdlace in Dogfight. He then made his Broadway debut as Fiyero in the 10th-anniversary company of Wicked and followed that up by originating the role of Michael Johnson in Jason Robert Brown’s The Bridges of Madison County. Derek is also known for his appearances on television in The Code (CBS), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix), Quantico (ABC), Last Week Tonight With John Oliver (HBO), Blue Bloods (CBS), Law and Order: SVU (NBC), and Carrie Diaries (CW). Derek loves connecting with fans and is happy to answer any and all questions regarding his career and journey Broadway, as well as offering helpful tips and advice on how to survive and thrive in NYC.