September 10, 2016 @ 11:40 am

Ryan Higgins

It’s Episode 102 with Ryan Higgins! Ryan is a multi-talented local theatre artist who was recently nominated for a Gregory Award for his fight choreography for Seattle Immersive Theatre's production of Romeo & Juliet, in which Ryan also played the role of Mercutio.

This episode is sponsored by Island Shakespeare Festival. ISF's 2016 season includes Julius Caesar, directed by Corey D. McDaniel, Jane Eyre, directed by Julie Beckman, and As You Like It, directed by Susannah Rose Woods.  These three productions run in rotating repertory through September 11, 2016.  More information at www.islandshakespearefest.org.
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August 30, 2016 @ 4:49 pm

Meme García

It’s Episode 101 with Meme García! Meme is a powerhouse local theatre artist who was awarded the John Whit Award with the Fulbright Program and is heading to England to study at LAMDA.

This episode is sponsored by Parley Productions. Don’t miss their next world premiere workshop on September 6th at 7:00 PM. Enjoy two plays written by Grace Carmack: Insufficient and The Other Side of Silence. More information: www.parleyproductions.com
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August 11, 2016 @ 3:13 pm

Episode 100!

Katie and Olena celebrate the 100th episode of the podcast by sharing some of their favorite memories from past interviews and last week's HowlRound twitter chat about Podcasts and Performance, which Katie hosted. https://storify.com/howlround/podcasts-and-performing

Katie is moving to Boulder to start Naropa University's MFA in Contemporary Performance program, but the podcast lives on! Olena will take over production of all Seattle-based episodes, and you haven't heard the last of Katie, we promise!
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August 9, 2016 @ 11:18 am

L. Nicol Cabe


It’s Episode 99 with L. Nicol Cabe!

We talk about directing, solo performance and interactive and immersive theatre. 

Nicole is directing The Untitled Play about Art School by Nelle Tankus, running December 1-21 at 12th Avenue Arts. Learn more at https://copiouslove.wordpress.com/portfolio/the-untitled-play-about-art-school/

Check out the Twitter chat that Nicol moderated for HowlRound on Theatre and Interactivity here https://storify.com/howlround/theatre-interactivity

Learn more about Nicol by visiting her website: http://el-nicol.com/

This episode is sponsored by Parley productions. Don’t miss their upcoming workshops of:

No Strings Attached, written by Greg Brisendine, August 30 at West of Lenine.
Insufficient and The Other Side of Silence, written by Grace Carmack, September 6 at West of Lenin.

For more information, please visit http://www.parleyproductions.com/
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August 4, 2016 @ 2:03 pm

Maya Sugarman

It’s Episode 98 with Maya Sugarman! Maya currently plays the title role in Jane Eyre as part of Island Shakespeare’s 2016 repertory season, which runs through September 11. 


This Episode is sponsored by Queer Pride on Whidbey Island. Learn more about this year’s festivities, which run August 12-14 at http://www.queerparade.com/
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August 2, 2016 @ 10:17 am

Sara Porkalob and Seayoung Yim

It’s Episode 97 with Sara Porkalob and Seayoung Yim!

We talk about the remount of Do It For Umma running as a co-production with Theatre Off Jackson August 18-27. 


Donate to the production’s Kickstarter here: http://kck.st/29MdKuT to help cover production costs and help provide free tickets to local audience members for might be able to attend due to lack of resources.

This episode is sponsored by Queer Pride on Whidbey Island. Join this year’s festivities August 12-14. All events are free! Learn more at www.queerparade.com
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July 26, 2016 @ 6:06 pm

Mary Hubert, Kiki Abba, Amy Escobar and Katherine Bicknell

It’s Episode 96 with director Mary Hubert and ensemble members Kiki Abba, Amy Escobar and Katherine Bicknell of Annex Theatre’s upcoming off-night devised production: Girl.

The Ensemble:

Kiki Abba
Haley Maria Alaji’
Gabriela Marta Aleman
Erin Bednarz
Katherine Marie Bicknell
Lauren Brazell
Amy Escobar
Kayla Walker
Girl runs August 2-August 17 at 7:00 and 9:00 PM, with an industry night on August 15.

This episode is sponsored by Queer Pride on Whidbey. http://www.queerparade.com
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July 20, 2016 @ 9:12 am

Benjamin Benne

It’s Episode 95 with Benjamin Benne! We talk about playwriting, the importance of supporting new plays and Terra Incognito, which opens July 29 and runs through August 20th at Annex Theatre.


Terra Incognita

Written by Benjamin Benne
Directed by Pilar O’Connell

Cast:
Eva Estrada Campos – Angel
Gretchen Douma – Sheila
Lillian Afful-Straton – Nadia
Jordan-Michael Whidbey – X/Simon



Learn more about The Playwrights’ Center: https://pwcenter.org

 


This episode is sponsored by Queer Pride on Whidbey http://www.queerparade.com/


Don't miss Katie's Farewell Concert at Whidbey Children's Theater on Saturday, July 23rd! Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/tm/2569933
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July 11, 2016 @ 5:40 pm

Corey McDaniel

It's Episode 94 with Corey McDaniel!

Corey is directing Julius Caesar for Island Shakespeare Festival, which opens July 14. More information: http://islandshakespearefest.org/

Corey is also the Producing Artistic Director of Theatre22. To learn more about their upcoming fundraiser, new play series and next mainstage production, please visit http://theatre22.org

This episode is sponsored by Queer Pride on Whidbey. Learn more about the upcoming festivities, running August 12-14 by visiting http://www.queerparade.com/

Don't miss Katie's Farewell Concert at Whidbey Children's Theater on Saturday, July 23rd! Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/tm/2569933
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June 1, 2016 @ 12:00 pm

Susannah Rose Woods

It's Episode 93 with Susannah Rose Woods, Artistic Director of Island Shakespeare Festival, Whidbey Island's "Pay What You Will" outdoor Shakespeare Festival, hosted by Olena Hodges. We talk about the beginnings of ISF all the way through the 2016 season, and all the exciting things in store. We also discuss Susannah Rose's work as a director and as a writer, and how Shakespeare has been a through line in her career. Island Shakespeare Festival's 2016 opens with As You Like It on July 11, followed by Jane Eyre (adapted and directed by Julie Beckman) on July 9, and Julius Caesar (directed by Corey D. McDaniel) on July 14. Performances run in rotating repertory, beginning at 6:00 pm, Thursday-Sunday through September 11. For more info: www.islandshakespearefest.org.

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