Today the Managing Director of Long Wharf Theatre, Kit Ingui, joins us to discuss why interpersonal relationships are essential in theatre, learning that "the buck stops with her" (and Jacob Padron) and how they are using this time of uncertainty to not only strengthen their relationships with the regional theaters in CT, but to also build new relationships with all arts organizations. We are all in the same boat, so lets share the oars and lifejackets!
Andrew Ousley has made a career for himself by leading the market in publicity and promotion and managing some of the biggest social media accounts in the classical music world. But his passion lies creating a personal yet full experience in a trans-formative location with top notch musicians. He believes that whatever you do, you have to do it with love and passion.
Kristi Ross-Clausen is a HUGE advocate for health and safety as well as continued training. Tune in today to learn about AVIXA (the USITT of the AV world), the IATSE Training Program, and maybe an upcoming book coming out in the future!
After 13 years working in professional theatre, Stacy Hennon Stone changed gears a little and joined a fellow University of Redlands friend, Alejandra Gomez, in the Entertainment Event Industry. Now she worked on multiple events at the same time, and has seen the sun set and rise, in the same event, on Hollywood Blvd. The Red Carpet is not that different from Theatre! Just more time outside.
Erin Maureen Koster parents met doing theatre in college, and though they did not pursue it as a career, Erin always knew that is what she wanted. In 2004 she earned her Masters Degree from Columbia Univeristy and in 2007 earned her Actors' Equity Association card, and never left NYC! She has done everything from off-Broadway, to corporate events to covering the SM on "The Play That Goes Wrong" on Broadway. But her passion really lies in in governance and working on the policies that help make other members of AEA life better.
Have you ever been interested in negotiating an American Guild of Musical Artists contract? What about the contractual differences between AGMA and Actors Equity contracts? Or maybe you just want to know what you can do now to be more involved in your community. Come listen to Leslie Sears talk about all of these things (and learn why you should vote for her in the upcoming AEA elections!)
Christina Bayer started theatre at a young age and stayed with it because it felt like home! Over the years she has found her self at multiple theatres around the LA area ranging from Palos Verdes Performing Arts to A Noise Within Theatre and now at Long Beach Playhouse as the Costume Designer for their 13 show season.
Dyalekt was born and raised in a mixed race family in the Caribbean. He came to the States to attend college, but soon learned that the college system was not for him. They were not teaching the way he needed. That’s how he found himself in NYC. Learning about HipHop, Rap and street performers. He started writing songs, teaching in ways that would connect people, expressing what it was like to be mixed race, and giving insight on how words can have an impact on ones life.
Starting your own theatre company is always a challenge, finding your niche and running a successful company for 19+ years is almost unheard of! This Friday, Clyde P Riddlesbrood tells us how his early life helping his parents in a dinner theatre led to one of the most successful traveling/Murder Mystery/Dinner Theatre/fully unique entertainment experience!
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Suzanne Willett is a comedian, producer and playwright with a Masters degree in electrical engineering and an MFA in playwrighting. Jacob Louchheim is an actor, singer and director with a degree in Theatrical Performance from SUNY Purchase College. They met the fall intensive class at SITI Company where they studied the Suzuki Method and Viewpoint. They took that training and are now working together at Silver Glass Productions creating "Life" along with fellow director Broderick Merritt Ballantyne. They’re looking at the Prometheus Effect, Human Identity and Machine Bias through movement and physical theatre.