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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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April 17, 2020

2.35 Virtual PLC 5

This Virtual PLC brings together theatre teachers Hali Christopher from South Carolina, Christa Vogt from Virginia, and Dana Dell…

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April 15, 2020

2.34 A Conversation with Chad Tallon

This week Jimmy talks to Illinois elementary and middle school theatre teacher Chad Tallon.  He speaks about his professional exp…

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April 10, 2020

2.33 Virtual PLC 4

The 4th Virtual PLC brings together theatre teachers Titus Quinn and Corrine Tyo from South Carolina and Steven Barker from Maryl…

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April 8, 2020

2.32 A Conversation with KoKo Thornton

This week Jimmy talks to Raliegh, NC theatre teacher KoKo Thornton. She talks about her special collaboration with Frank Wildhorn…

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April 3, 2020

2.31 Virtual PLC 3

In this episode, Jimmy gets 2 of his former colleagues, Megan Link and Stephanie Daniels from South Carolina, together to discuss…

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April 1, 2020

2.30 A Conversation with Jonathon Long

This week Jimmy talks to his former student (high school and college) Jonathon Long, theatre teacher at Palmetto High School in S…

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March 27, 2020

2.29 Virtual PLC 2

In this episode theatre teachers Jerry Seeger (FL), Grace Stanton (CA), and Christie Blewett (MD) come together to discuss creati…

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March 25, 2020

2.28 A Conversation with Meredith Daniel

This week Jimmy talks to Tennessee middle school theatre teacher Meredith Daniel. She speaks about her love of middle school kids…

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March 20, 2020

2.27 Virtual PLC- Middle School Theatre Teachers

In this episode Jimmy gets 4 past guests together to have a virtual PLC for middle school theatre!  Season 1 guest Marissa Brady …

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March 18, 2020

2.26 A Conversation with Dana Dellamonica

This week Jimmy speaks with Las Vegas, NV theatre teacher Dana DellaMonica.  She talks about her experience in the professional w…

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March 11, 2020

2.25 A Conversation with Sarah Derrer

This week Jimmy talks to Bluffton, SC theatre teacher Sarah Derrer.  Sarah was Jimmy's last student teacher he hosted.  Sarah spe…

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March 4, 2020

2.24 A Conversation with Jerry Seeger

This week Jimmy talks with Florida theatre teacher, Jerry Seeger.  He passionately talks about his work with his students, his on…

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Feb. 26, 2020

2.23 A Conversation with George Younts

This week Jimmy talks with friend and former colleague George Younts.  He teaches at Charleston County School of the Arts in Char…

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Feb. 19, 2020

2.22 A Conversation with Ian Doescher

This week Jimmy talks to best selling author Ian Doescher.  He is the mastermind behind the William Shakespeare Star Wars series,…

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Feb. 12, 2020

2.21 A Conversation with Michael Meyer

This week Jimmy welcomes Michael Meyer to the podcast.  He is the Director of Education at the Academy of Makeup Arts in Nashvill…

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