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Nov. 3, 2021

4.12 A Conversation with Amy Acchione Myers

This week Jimmy talks with New Jersey theatre teacher Amy Acchoine Myers. She talks about her work in the professional theatre, h…

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Oct. 27, 2021

4.11 A Conversation with Frani Rollins

This week Jimmy talks with Frani Rollins of Mercer University in Georgia! She talks about her involvement in USITT, her athletic …

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Oct. 20, 2021

4.10 A Conversation with Tim Evanicki

This week Jimmy talks with Tim Evanicki of The College Audition! He talks about his coaching services, how it helps students/pare…

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Oct. 13, 2021

4.09 A Conversation with Lena Paulauskas

This week Jimmy talks with Texas elementary theatre teacher Lena Paulauskas!  She shares about her time growing up in Hawaii, set…

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Oct. 6, 2021

4.08 A Conversation with Shannon Boatwright

This week Jimmy talks with South Carolina middle school teacher Shannon Boatwright!  She talks about her experience in profession…

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Sept. 29, 2021

4.07 A Conversation with Jason Lasky

This week Jimmy talks with Jason Lasky based in Dilijan, Armenia.  He talks about his work in theatre all around the world, the e…

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Sept. 22, 2021

4.06 A Conversation with Jason Engleman

This week Jimmy talks with creator and CEO of StageAgent, "a one-stop shop to explore plays, study theatre history and practice, …

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Sept. 15, 2021

4.05 A Conversation with Marla Britton-Johnson

This week Jimmy talks with Waldorf University professor Dr. Marla Britton-Johnson.  She talks about the benefit of theatre in oth…

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Sept. 8, 2021

4.04 A Conversation with Danielle Bazinet

This week Jimmy celebrates his 100th interview as he talks with Massachusetts dance and theatre teacher Danielle Bazinet.  She ta…

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Sept. 1, 2021

4.03 A Conversation with Josh Vest

This week Jimmy talks with middle school theatre teacher Josh Vest in Manassas, VA!  He talks about his passion for teaching, men…

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Aug. 25, 2021

4.02 A Conversation with T.J. Mannix

This week Jimmy talks with New York film and musical theatre educator T.J. Mannix.  He talks about pivoting during the pandemic, …

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Aug. 18, 2021

4.01 A Conversation with Marc Weaver

This week Jimmy kicks off Season 4 of THED Talks Podcast with Texas elementary theatre teacher Marc Weaver.  They discuss first y…

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May 26, 2021

3.37 A Conversation with Kamilah Bush

This week Jimmy wraps up Season three of THED Talks as he talks with Portland Center Stage Literary Manager Kamilah Bush. She tal…

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May 19, 2021

3.36 A Conversation with Maria Beilke

This week Jimmy talks with junior theatre education major Maria Beilke.  She talks about her experiences at the University of Wis…

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May 12, 2021

3.35 A Conversation with David Morrison

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher David Morrison.  He talks about his work in professional theatre including th…

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May 5, 2021

3.34 A Conversation with Matt Erickson

This week Jimmy talks with Arizona theatre teacher Matt Erickson.  He talks about working with individuals with special needs, ad…

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April 28, 2021

3.33 A Conversation with Michele Traina

This week Jimmy talks with New Jersey based teaching artist Michele Traina.  She talks about her professional work in TYA and her…

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April 21, 2021

3.32 A Conversation with Chris Heckman

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Chris Heckman! She talks about her years of professional work as an actor and…

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April 14, 2021

3.31 A Conversation with Jake Noble

This week Jimmy talks with Junior Theatre Education major Jake Noble. Jake attends Ball State University. In this episode we talk…

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April 7, 2021

3.30 A Conversation with Michael Berquist

This week Jimmy talks with Colorado theatre teacher, Michael Berquist.  he talks about splitting time between Middle and High Sch…

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March 31, 2021

3.29 A Conversation with Britnee Kenyon

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Britnee Kenyon!  In this episode she talks about her work with her students u…

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March 24, 2021

3.28 A Conversation with Elena Garcia

This week Jimmy talks with Florida theatre professor, Elena Garcia.  She talks about her background in improvisation, being a wom…

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March 17, 2021

3.27 A Conversation with Mikey Mulhearn

This week Jimmy talks with co-artistic director of Shakespeare on The Deck, Mikey Mulhearn.  He talks about his experiences as a …

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March 10, 2021

3.26 A Conversation with Paula Lockhart

This week Jimmy talks with Louisville, Kentucky based teaching artist Paula Lockhart! She talks about her experiences touring the…

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