Degrassi’s Stefan Brogren on the star-making factory

From the TV Addict:

  • The Education of Nina Dobrev: A Closer Look Behind-the-Scenes of the Star-Making Factory That is DEGRASSI
    If the success of Nina Dobrev, Shenae Grimes and Landon Liboiron have taught us anything, it’s that not all DEGRASSI stars are created equal. Yet what is it about the iconic Canadian series that has allowed so many talented young actors to successfully transition to bigger and arguably better things? No one is more qualified to answer that question than executive producer Stefan Brogren, who since graduating himself from the original series in 1989 has spent the better part of 10 years shepherding the “Next Generation” to infinity and beyond courtesy of what he calls the best theater school money can’t buy. Read more.