Talking Theater Podcast
By Marc Smith
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Talking Theater podcast celebrates theater! It’s really that simple. Your host, Marc Smith, interviews theater people for those who love theatre. Actors, directors, playwrights, designers, stage managers, musicians, and other professionals will tell you stories about their career, their craft, and their community. You will be introduced each week to artists who make a living in the performing arts. We’re not just talking – we’re talking theater!
||Clean13: Body, Connection, and Collaboration with Fight Director, Musician, and Actor Annie Enneking||Annie Enneking is an actor, songwriter, musician, teaching artist, and fight director. She started performing at the age of 14, and has acted on or created fights for almost every stage in the Twin Cities. Annie is an associate instructor with ...||6/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Managing Shows at Disney with Annalisa Stahler||Annalisa Stahler is a production stage manager with Disney based in Orange County, California, and she also works with Disney Studios. Some of the shows she manages or oversees include Fantasmic and Jedi Training: Trials of the Temple. She earned her...||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit11: Growing a Community Theater Into a Professional Repertory Company with Kevin Harris||Kevin Harris is the Managing Artistic Director of the San Luis Obispo Little Theatre, soon to be San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre. He spent three years at the Atlantic Theatre Company studying acting under David Mamet, William H. Macy, and Felicity...||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Theater as Messy, Exciting, Organic Storytelling with Erin Cronican||Erin Cronican is an actor, producer and an acting career coach. She belongs to both SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity with many credits performing in film, TV, plays, and musicals across the country. Erin is the lead producer and managing director of The...||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Marc Ensign - Musician for RENT (Getting the Broadway Musical Gig)||Marc Ensign is a musician who played bass guitar for the hit Broadway musical, RENT. Marc is also a marketing specialist. Those outside the world of theatre may not be able to grasp just how far one is willing to go to get the gig or job one...||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Bernard Bunye - Advice for Actors from a New York Talent Manager||Bernard Bunye is a New York talent manager with over 10 years experience in the business. Bernard joined SirenSong Entertainment to work alongside Donna DeStefano in August 2016. He began his career in talent management working for...||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: Joseph Megel - Directing New Plays of Diversity and Social Justice||Joseph Megel focuses on developing and directing new plays and works for theatre, film and video. He is an artist in residence in Performance Studies at the University of North Carolina’s Department of Communication. Joseph is the founder and...||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: Doing Your Best Work On Stage with Suzy Newman||Suzy Newman resides in San Luis Obispo, California where she is an actor, director, and teacher & coach. She now works frequently on the “Central Coast” for The Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville and the San Luis Obispo Little...||5/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: Directing for Young Audiences at Imagination Stage with Nikki Kaplan||Nikki Kaplan is the Associate Director of Education at Imagination Stage, one of the largest and most respected theatre arts organizations for young people in the country. Nikki began her career as a performer, studying as an actor,...||4/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: Amazing Lessons in Theatre with David Vining||David Vining has been working professionally in theater, since 1972. He has Bachelor of Arts in Theater and Speech Pathology from the University of Redlands and an MFA in Acting from the University of Minnesota. David shares with Marc some amazing...||4/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Working Film by Day and Theater by Night with Jason Kuykendall||Jason Kuykendall performs in regional theaters all across the country and has had various roles in television and film. He has been with Cincinnati Playhouse, St. Louis Repertory Theatre, Florida Studio Theatre and is currently a member of the B...||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: Acting in Broadway National Tours with D. Scott Withers||D Scott Withers is an award-winning actor and director who began his professional acting career with Childsplay in Tempe, Arizona, where he eventually became an associate artist – a relationship that has lasted 25 years. Scott was the Founder and...||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Connecting to People with Playwright Trista Baldwin||Trista Baldwin is a playwright and currently a member of the Writers Group at the Seattle Repertory Theatre. She is also the recipient of Jerome Fellowships, a McKnight Advancement Grant, and a new play development grant from the Saison Foundation...||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean000: Starting a Theater Podcast with Marc Smith||Talking Theater is really a simple idea. It’s about theater professionals talking theater. Each week I’ll talk with actors, directors, playwrights, designers, stage managers, teachers, and many more theater artists and professionals, and I’ll...||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I don't work in theater but wish I did (I acted in high school and college), but still love and long for the theater. This is a great show for people who work in theater and even for those of us who have brought lessons from theater into the business world. Subscribe, listen and get ready to applaud!
For Theater Lovers!
Fascinating look at theater and what makes for good theater! The interviews are well-done and fascinating, especially for those of us on the other side. Looking forward to listening to more - and planning on recommending to my colleagues who teach theater!
Can't stop listening
There is this piece inside of me that loves the theater… Loves to act… And loves to be on the stage. Listening to this podcast speaks directly to that thing inside me. Thank you for producing this podcast because I can't stop listening