Each of the three subjects of The Lifecasters has a remarkable story to tell; to get ready for the PBS premiere, here are some articles on the subjects in their daily life.
Sheri “Sparkle” Williams is legendary in the Contemporary Dance Community.
She is arguably the best-known dancer in the Miami Valley. As a principal performer for the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Sheri “Sparkle” Williams has been lighting up area stages for more than 40 years.
Read more about Sheri in this Dayton Daily News article.
Wayne Kramer did time in prison and came out with a plan to make a difference.
He spent two years in a federal lockup for trying to sell cocaine to undercover agents, and all Wayne Kramer can think about these days is trying to find a way to get back behind bars.
Read more about Wayne in this piece for the Huffington Post.
Alby Hurwit had a successful career as a radiologist. What would compel him to take up composing after retirement?
After 60 years of hearing this music in his head, Dr. Hurwit, with almost no musical education, decided to retire from his medical practice and teach himself how to use technology to translate this musical memory of his family into a symphony. Even his wife, Joan, thought he was crazy.
Read more about Alby’s life and music in this profile in Glastonbury Life.