Article from CNN available at cnn.com - 5/23/05
From Disneyland to the Great White Way
(CNN) -- When singers and performers set out to sharpen their skills, some attend music conservatories, some go to a university with a strong performing arts program, and some take private lessons.

Eden Espinosa went to Disneyland.
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Working at Disneyland, she recalls, meant "five shows a day, five days a week [in] tons of different weather situations and, obviously, screaming kids and people that don't really want to be there."

But today, she credits that rigorous schedule for building her endurance, a necessity as she now performs a full-length musical eight times in seven days.