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Dec. 2, 2020

3.16 A Conversation with Allison Brower

This week Jimmy talks with former student teacher now colleague Allison Brower of South Carolina. She talks about getting her mas…

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Nov. 25, 2020

3.15 A Conversation with Glenn Morehouse Olson

This week Jimmy talks with Minnesota theatre teacher Glenn Morehouse Olson.  She talks about her work in theatre administration, …

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Nov. 18, 2020

3.14 A Conversation with Dr. Jim DeVivo

This week Jimmy talks with middle and high school teacher Dr. Jim DeVivo.  He talks about playwriting and devising theatre, and t…

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Nov. 11, 2020

3.13 A Conversation with Kristi Kleiser

This week Jimmy talks with Arizona middle school theatre teacher Kristi Kleiser.  She talks about her work at Disney and how that…

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Nov. 8, 2020

3.12 Warren Township High School's Radio Play: Sherlock Holmes

This is a special episode featuring this week's guest, Adam Miller, and his students at Warren Township High School. This is thei…

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Nov. 4, 2020

3.11 A Conversation with Adam Miller

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Adam Miller.  He talks about communicating with administrators, the new faces…

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Oct. 28, 2020

3.10 A Conversation with Leslie Dellinger

This week Jimmy talks with South Carolina theatre teacher Leslie Dellinger.  She candidly talks about her work as an assistant pr…

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Oct. 21, 2020

3.09 A Conversation with Brian Smallwood

This week Jimmy talks with past guest and colleague Brian Smallwood from James Madison University.  He stops back by the show to …

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Oct. 14, 2020

3.08 A Conversation with Deb Baldwin

This week Jimmy talks with Kansas theatre teacher Deborah Baldwin.  She talks about her work as a theatre teacher surviving teach…

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Oct. 7, 2020

3.07 A Conversation with Avionce Hoyles

This week Jimmy talks with his former student who is now an actor and teaching artist in New York, Avionce Hoyles. He talks about…

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Sept. 30, 2020

3.06 A Conversation with Mark Begovich

This week Jimmy talks with Illinois theatre teacher Mark Begovich.  He talks about cultivating student leadership, online teachin…

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Sept. 23, 2020

3.05 A Conversation with Lakeetha Blakeney

This week Jimmy talks with teaching artist and playwright Lakeetha Blakeney.  She talks about her work in social justice and educ…

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Sept. 16, 2020

3.04 A Conversation with Randy Moss

This week Jimmy talks with retired theatre teacher Randy Moss.  He speaks about his work all around the world, IB Theatre, The 4 …

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Sept. 9, 2020

3.03 A Conversation with Nicole Perry

This week Jimmy talks with Nicole Perry of Momentum Stage! She talks about her background in dance and theatre and how that shape…

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Sept. 2, 2020

3.02 A Conversation with Chip Rome

This week Jimmy talks with educator and author Chip Rome!  he brings 40 years of educational theatre experience to the interview …

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Aug. 26, 2020

3.01 A Conversation with Kym Chambers Otto

This week Jimmy kicks off Season 3 of the podcast as he talks with Kym Chambers Otto of Twin Cities Musical Theatre Training and …

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June 17, 2020

2.43 A Conversation with Rob Warren

This week Jimmy wraps up Season 2 with Rob Warren. He is a theatre teacher at the Atlanta International School.  He shares about …

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June 3, 2020

2.42 A Conversation with Nicole Johnson

This week Jimmy talks with Texas middle school theatre teacher Nicole Johnson. She shares about her work in the Army and journali…

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May 27, 2020

2.41 A Conversation with Aron Smart

This week Jimmy talks with friend and colleague Aron Smart.  She is a middle school teacher with experience in elementary and uni…

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May 8, 2020

2.40 Book Talks 4 and 5 with Gwen, Bailey, and LeeAnn

This week Jimmy continues the conversations with his junior theatre education majors.  Gwen who read the book Temporary Stages II…

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May 6, 2020

2.39 Book Talks 3 with Jack and Marc

This week Jimmy continues the conversations with his junior theatre education majors.  Jack and Marc read the book Wings to Fly b…

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April 29, 2020

2.38 Book Talks 2 Conversation with Sarah and Abby

This week Jimmy continues the conversations with his junior theatre education majors.  Sarah and Abby read the book Theatre & Edu…

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April 24, 2020

2.37 Virtual PLC 6

This Virtual PLC brings together theatre teachers Nicki Gavin and Melissa Wolf from Illinois and Kathi Nixon from North Carolina …

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April 22, 2020

2.36 Book Talks Conversation with Clay and Cody

This week Jimmy talks to his junior theatre education majors.  Clay and Cody read the book Free Play: Improvisation in Life and A…

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