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Beto O'Byrne and Radical Evolution
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Beto O'Byrne and Radical Evolution

Building Our Own Tables Episode #7

by Beto O'Byrne, Yura Sapi / Viviana Vargas
10 February 2021
Pooja Prema and The Ritual Theatre and The Rites of Passage Project
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Pooja Prema and The Ritual Theatre and The Rites of Passage Project

Building Our Own Tables Episode #6

by Pooja Prema, Yura Sapi / Viviana Vargas
3 February 2021
Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice
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Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice

Building Our Own Tables Episode #5

by Claudia Alick, Yura Sapi / Viviana Vargas
27 January 2021
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Beto O'Byrne and Radical Evolution
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Beto O'Byrne and Radical Evolution

Building Our Own Tables Episode #7

10 February 2021

For the last episode of this season's Building Our Own Tables, podcast host Yura Sapi talks with Beto O'Byrne of Radical Evolution, a multiethnic producing collective.

ep. 6 Pooja Prema: The Ritual Theatre & Rites of Passage
Pooja Prema and The Ritual Theatre and The Rites of Passage Project
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Pooja Prema and The Ritual Theatre and The Rites of Passage Project

Building Our Own Tables Episode #6

3 February 2021

In this episode of Building Our Own Tables, podcast host Yura Sapi talks with Pooja Prema of The Ritual Theatre and The Rites of Passage Project.

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Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice
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Claudia Alick and Calling Up Justice

Building Our Own Tables Episode #5

27 January 2021

During this episode of Building Our Own Tables, podcast host Yura Sapi talks with Claudia Alick, founding executive producer of the transmedia social justice company Calling Up Justice.

Jonathan Castanien and The Sống Collective
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Jonathan Castanien and The Sống Collective

Building Our Own Tables Episode #3

23 December 2020

In the third episode of Build Our Own Tables podcast, host Viviana Vargas interviews Jonathan Castanien co-founder and co-producing artistic leader of The Sống Collective, which uplifts work that pushes against preconceptions of Asian Americans and reclaims the Vietnamese American narrative. Your donation to Advancing Arts Forward supports liberated spaces that uplift, heal and encourage us to change the world.

Lauren E. Turner and No Dream Deferred
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Lauren E. Turner and No Dream Deferred

Building Our Own Tables Episode #2

16 December 2020

In the second episode of Build Our Own Tables podcast, host Viviana Vargas interviews Lauren E. Turner of No Dream Deferred, a community anchored theatre production company in New Orleans, Louisiana. Your donation to Advancing Arts Forward supports liberated spaces that uplift, heal and encourage us to change the world.

Petrona Xemi Tapepechul and the Angel Rose Artist Collective
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Petrona Xemi Tapepechul and the Angel Rose Artist Collective

Building Our Own Tables Episode #1

9 December 2020

The Angel Rose Artist Collective is a multilingual Two-Spirit, Native American Transgender, Intersex, Asexual, Queer+ led collective of artists, healers, educators, and advocates that uplifts Two-Spirit Nation and BIPOC Communities through art & land justice. Your donation to Advancing Arts Forward supports liberated spaces that uplift, heal and encourage us to change the world.

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Claiming Our Space with Hana Sharif
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Claiming Our Space with Hana Sharif

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #12

25 November 2020

For the last episode of season two of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley talk with Hana S. Sharif about her journey to becoming one of the first Black women to be artistic director of a regional theatre, managing in a pandemic, her thoughts on the current state of American theatre, and more.

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When Form Meets Content
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When Form Meets Content

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #11

18 November 2020

In this episode, Daughters of Lorraine Podcast hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley discuss how Black playwrights, such as Adrienne Kennedy, Tarrell Alvin McCraney, Suzan-Lori Parks, and Ntozake Shange, have experimented with form.

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American Theatre's Racial Reckoning with The Black Artist Coalition
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American Theatre's Racial Reckoning with The Black Artist Coalition

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #10

28 October 2020

The Daughters of Lorraine Podcast hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley discuss the advent of We See You, White American Theatre and situate it within a history of Black theatre artists calling out the white supremacy endemic to American theatre, as well as interviewing The Black Artist Coalition founders Vaughn Midder and Kevin McAllister.

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Shakespeare in Black with Renea Brown
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Shakespeare in Black with Renea Brown

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #9

7 October 2020

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley interview actress Renea Brown on the interactions between Black theatre and Shakespeare, as well as her experience as a Black Shakespearean performer.

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The Black in Black Musical Theatre
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The Black in Black Musical Theatre

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #8

23 September 2020

In this episode of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley discuss "What is a Black musical?" using James Baldwin's Amen Corner and Angelica Chéri's Gun and Powder.

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Beyond the Raisin: The Incredible Brief Life of Lorraine Hansberry
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Beyond the Raisin: The Incredible Brief Life of Lorraine Hansberry

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #7

9 September 2020

The Daughters of Lorraine Podcast returns for another episode where hosts Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridely discuss Lorraine Hansberry's life, legacy, and other works of theatre and literature.

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Revolutionizing the Way You Hear Theatre with Iyvon Edebiri of The Parsnip Ship and Playwright Andrew Rincón
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Revolutionizing the Way You Hear Theatre with Iyvon Edebiri of The Parsnip Ship and Playwright Andrew Rincón

Adventures in Audio Fiction Podcast Episode #6

6 April 2020

In this episode of Adventures in Audio Fiction, host Tamara Kissane converses with Iyvon Edebiri and Andrew Rincón about The Parsnip Ship, a series features new plays and new music performed live each month in Brooklyn and then released as a free podcast.

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The Power of Community with Andrea Klassen of the Procyon Podcast Network
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The Power of Community with Andrea Klassen of the Procyon Podcast Network

Adventures in Audio Podcast Episode #5

25 March 2020

On this episode of Adventures in Audio Fiction Podcast, host Tamara Kissane talks with Andrea Klassen of the Procyon Podcast Network about the formation of the Network and how it works, their Rocket Booster program to support new audio fiction creators, the peculiarities of writing and producing for audio, fan fiction, and the upcoming release of Andrea’s audio serial Me and AU.

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How to Write a Scripted Audio Fiction Series with Jessica Wright Buha and Bilal Dardai of Unwell
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How to Write a Scripted Audio Fiction Series with Jessica Wright Buha and Bilal Dardai of Unwell

Adventures in Audio Fiction Episode #4

18 March 2020

For this episode of Adventures in Audio Fiction Podcast, host Tamara Kissane talks with Jessica Wright Buha and Bilal Dardai, staff writers with Unwell, a fiction podcast about conspiracies, ghosts, and unusual families of blood and choice.

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Exploring a Podcast Collective Model with Eric Silver of Multitude Productions
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Exploring a Podcast Collective Model with Eric Silver of Multitude Productions

Adventures in Audio Fiction Episode #3

11 March 2020

In this episode of Adventures in Audio Fiction Podcast, Tamara Kissane is in conversation with Eric Silver, the Head of Creative at Multitude, an independent podcast collective and production company based in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

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Growth, Impact, and Accessibility with Podcast Critic and Advocate Elena Fernández Collins
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Growth, Impact, and Accessibility with Podcast Critic and Advocate Elena Fernández Collins

Adventures in Audio Fiction Episode #2

4 March 2020

On this episode of Adventures in Audio Fiction, Tamara Kissane talks with podcast critic Elena Fernández Collins about impact, accessibility, and barriers to entry, the formation of critical language, best practices, indie creating, and more.

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Writing for Young Audiences with Dania Ramos and Michael Aquino of Timestorm
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Writing for Young Audiences with Dania Ramos and Michael Aquino of Timestorm

Adventures in Audio Fiction Episode #1

19 February 2020

For the premier episode of the Adventures in Audio Fiction Podcast, host Tamara Kissane discusses writing audio fiction for young audiences with Dania Ramos and Michael Aquino, the producers and creators of Timestorm, a series in which twins travel through time to preserve their culture’s true history.

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Dramaturgy, Black Refusal, and Possibility with Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë
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Dramaturgy, Black Refusal, and Possibility with Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë

Daughters of Lorraine Episode #6

28 January 2020

For the final episode of the first season of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley interview dramaturg and director Otis Cortez Ramsey-Zoë about his work in the Washington DC area, as well as his general thoughts about the state of and stakes for Black theatre.

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Staging Slavery by Black Playwrights
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Staging Slavery by Black Playwrights

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast #4

9 December 2019

In this episode of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley focus on representations of slavery on stage by Black playwrights beginning from the early 19th century to the 1960s.

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Riding Along with Jitney
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Riding Along with Jitney

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #3

25 November 2019

On this episode of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley review Arena Stage's production of August Wilson’s Jitney, directed by Black theatre legend, Ruben Santiago-Hudson.

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Early Black Feminist Theatre and Lynching Dramas Revisited
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Early Black Feminist Theatre and Lynching Dramas Revisited

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #2

12 November 2019

For this episode of the Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Jordan Ealey and Leticia Ridley focus on the histories and enduring legacies of lynching dramas, covering early twentieth century history of Black women playwrights using theatre for protest ends, and situating them in Black feminism and Black radical tradition.

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A Conversation on Fairview
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A Conversation on Fairview

Daughters of Lorraine Podcast Episode #1

28 October 2019

On this first episode of Daughters of Lorraine Podcast, Leticia Ridley and Jordan Ealey discuss Woolly Mammoth's production of Fairview by Jackie Sibbilies Drury, its theoretical and theatrical interventions, as well as situate it in the historical and cultural contexts of Black theatre.

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How You Make/What You Make with Kirk Lynn of The Rude Mechanicals
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How You Make/What You Make with Kirk Lynn of The Rude Mechanicals

From the Ground Up Episode #15

19 August 2019

On this episode of From the Ground Up, Kirk Lynn of Austin, Texas’ Rude Mechanicals talks about their place on the national scene and how they sustain their work as they continue to grow as artists and individuals.

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Blurriness and Fragmentation with Julia Rhoads of Lucky Plush Production
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Blurriness and Fragmentation with Julia Rhoads of Lucky Plush Production

From the Ground Up Episode #14

5 August 2019

Julia Rhoads of the ensemble dance-theatre company Lucky Plush Productions talks to From the Ground Up about their sustaining efforts, strategies for developing work, and why the messiness of human relationships is such fertile ground for making work.