Ted Michael is a graduate of Columbia University and The Juilliard School. He has performed Off-Broadway and with opera companies and regional theatres across the country. Michael has published two novels (The Diamonds and Crash Test Love), and currently lives in New York, NY.Lea Salonga, author of the foreword for So You Wanna Be a Superstar?, is a singer and actress who is best known for her Tony award-winning role in Miss Saigon. She has also appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables and Flower Drum Song. Many fans of all ages recognize Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Aladdin and Fa Mulan in Mulan and Mulan II. In honour of her portrayal of the beloved princesses, The Walt Disney Company bestowed the honour of "Disney Legend" to Lea. Salonga was born in the Philippines, where she currently resides with her family. You can visit her online at leasalonga.com.