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Rent Stars Vanessa Hudgens, Valentina, and More Tell Us Their Starving-Artist Stories

Find out how to stay the course when you only have a buck in your pocket.

Jonathan Larson's seminal musical Rent is all about living the best bohemian life you can when you're a starving artist with no money to your name. Any young performer can relate, even the ones who are successful. After all, they had to start somewhere. We quizzed the cast of Fox's upcoming live broadcast of Rent on their best starving-artist story, and here's what Vanessa Hudgens, Valentina, Jordan Fisher, Brandon Victor Dixon, and more had to remember.