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March 16, 2022

4.27 A Conversation with Erik Whitehill

This week Jimmy talks with Arizona elementary music educator and musical composer Erik Whitehill. He talks about his passion for …

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March 9, 2022

4.26 A Conversation with Lorina Watts

This week Jimmy talks with Texas elementary teacher Lorina Watts. She talks about her passion for teaching little ones, building …

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March 2, 2022

4.25 A Conversation with Jeremy Jenkins

This week Jimmy talks with Ohio theatre teacher Jeremy Jenkins. He talks about creating a culture of community, revitalizing a pr…

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Feb. 23, 2022

4.24 A Conversation with J.R. Willard-Rose

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher J.R. Willard-Rose. He talks about his influential theatre teachers, his expan…

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Feb. 16, 2022

4.23 A Conversation with Robyn Needham

This week Jimmy talks with Texas elementary teacher Robyn Needham. She talks about writing original music and musicals, dramatic …

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Feb. 9, 2022

4.22 A Conversation with Emily Lewis

This week Jimmy talks with Alabama theatre teacher Emily Lewis. She talks about giving middle school students a chance to have a …

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Feb. 2, 2022

4.20 A Conversation with Rodrick Freitas

This week Jimmy talks with International School teacher Rodrick Freitas.  He talks about his experiences around the world, lesson…

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Feb. 2, 2022

4.21 A Conversation with Dustin Loehr

This week Jimmy talks with Dustin Loehr of the Arizona Department of Education. He talks about his work as a teaching artist and …

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Jan. 19, 2022

4.19 A Conversation with Deena Cassady

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Deena Cassady. She talks about her musical theatre roots, in class production…

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Dec. 15, 2021

4.18 A Conversation with Christine DeFrancesco

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Christine DeFrancesco.  She talks about building a program into an academy of…

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Dec. 8, 2021

4.17 A Conversation with Bryan Stanton

This week Jimmy talks with Texas theatre teacher Bryan Stanton. He talks about philanthropic theatre, empowering actors and techn…

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Dec. 6, 2021

4.16 A Conversation with Melissa Wilde

This week Jimmy talks with Milan, Italy elementary theatre teacher Melissa Wilde. She talks about living life internationally, he…

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Nov. 24, 2021

4.15 A Conversation with Matt Ludlam

This week Jimmy talks with Texas theatre teacher Matt Ludlam.  He talks about his work with Pre-K through elementary students, hi…

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Nov. 17, 2021

4.14 A Conversation with Collin Andrulonis

This week Jimmy talks with University of Central Oklahoma professor of theatre education Collin Andrulonis. He talks about the im…

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Nov. 10, 2021

4.13 A Conversation with Teri Ang

This week Jimmy talks with middle school teacher Teri Ang.  She talks about having a successful long career as a theatre teacher,…

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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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