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058: Prepare and connect. Actor Lakeisha Coffey shares her theatre wisdom and her gratitude.

12/10/2018
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Want acting tips from one of the Triangle’s most well-known actors? Actor Lakeisha Coffey reveals her process, how to audition, and how she finds her character. (Guess… Read more "058: Prepare and connect. Actor Lakeisha Coffey shares her theatre wisdom and her gratitude." The post 058: Prepare and connect. Actor Lakeisha Coffey shares her theatre wisdom and her gratitude. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:39:47

057: Giving through song. Music Director Allan Friedman and SONAM contribute to our community.

12/3/2018
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In the last 7 years, SONAM has given benefit concerts for more than 20 nonprofits from veterans organizations, to organizations that assist with food insecurity, young musicians,… Read more "057: Giving through song. Music Director Allan Friedman and SONAM contribute to our community." The post 057: Giving through song. Music Director Allan Friedman and SONAM contribute to our community. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:38:30

056: Failure or success? Choreographer Anna Barker invites audiences in through humor and the human experience

11/26/2018
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Who determines your success? What does failure mean to you? Choreographer and dancer Anna Barker has been playing with those questions for the last 5 years to… Read more "056: Failure or success? Choreographer Anna Barker invites audiences in through humor and the human experience" The post 056: Failure or success? Choreographer Anna Barker invites audiences in through humor and the human experience appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:59:27

055: Troubling things in rehearsal. How to handle bullying in creative spaces.

11/19/2018
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“I have a question about speaking up when I witness troubling things in rehearsal….” Two experts address questions about bullying in the rehearsal room. Ashley Popio, Artistic Director… Read more "055: Troubling things in rehearsal. How to handle bullying in creative spaces." The post 055: Troubling things in rehearsal. How to handle bullying in creative spaces. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:01:13:55

054: Making a feature film. Film director Michael Babbitt leverages decades of craft and hard work to create THE LAST IN LINE

11/12/2018
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What kind of work goes into making a feature-film? Do you have what it takes? How do you go about building a comprehensive fantasy world? We cover all… Read more "054: Making a feature film. Film director Michael Babbitt leverages decades of craft and hard work to create THE LAST IN LINE" The post 054: Making a feature film. Film director Michael Babbitt leverages decades of craft and hard work to create THE LAST IN LINE appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:58:44

053: Working with kids in theatre. Teacher and director Barbette Hunter empowers kids to shine together.

11/5/2018
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One of Barbette Hunter’s great passions is working with children in the theatre. As actor, director, teacher, stage manager and more, Barbette draws on her skills to… Read more "053: Working with kids in theatre. Teacher and director Barbette Hunter empowers kids to shine together." The post 053: Working with kids in theatre. Teacher and director Barbette Hunter empowers kids to shine together. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:35:29

052: Bringing core values to our professional work. Creative Director and designer Rebekah Miel does what she can to serve her community

10/29/2018
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How to chase seemingly impossible goals, showing up when and how we can, and living and working in alignment with our core values. In this episode, designer… Read more "052: Bringing core values to our professional work. Creative Director and designer Rebekah Miel does what she can to serve her community" The post 052: Bringing core values to our professional work. Creative Director and designer Rebekah Miel does what she can to serve her community appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:40:42

051: Wanna keep going? Singer/songwriter Juliana Finch encourages well-nourished artists, productivity, and community

10/22/2018
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No more starving artists. Singer/songwriter Juliana Finch believes everyone has a story to tell and that the best way to create is from a well-nourished place. We talk about… Read more "051: Wanna keep going? Singer/songwriter Juliana Finch encourages well-nourished artists, productivity, and community" The post 051: Wanna keep going? Singer/songwriter Juliana Finch encourages well-nourished artists, productivity, and community appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:48:07

050: What’s the context? Dramaturg Alex Ripp unpacks public performance, translation, and arts criticism

10/15/2018
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What’s more important than context? This candid conversation with dramaturg Alex Ripp ranges far and wide — from making art in the Triangle to art making in Chile,… Read more "050: What’s the context? Dramaturg Alex Ripp unpacks public performance, translation, and arts criticism" The post 050: What’s the context? Dramaturg Alex Ripp unpacks public performance, translation, and arts criticism appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:55:03

049: Why choose a brick and mortar? Business owner Amelia Freeman-Lynde talks handcraft and Freeman’s Creative

10/8/2018
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How do crafters take an interest and turn it into a business? Amelia Freeman-Lynde is the owner of Freeman’s Creative, a new shop in Durham, NC offering… Read more "049: Why choose a brick and mortar? Business owner Amelia Freeman-Lynde talks handcraft and Freeman’s Creative" The post 049: Why choose a brick and mortar? Business owner Amelia Freeman-Lynde talks handcraft and Freeman’s Creative appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:42:15

048: How do we do the impossible? Choreographer ShaLeigh Comerford explores collaboration and sustainability

10/1/2018
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Creating a sustainable revenue stream for artists often seems impossible – how do we do the impossible? ShaLeigh Comerford, dancer, choreographer, and the Artistic Director of ShaLeigh… Read more "048: How do we do the impossible? Choreographer ShaLeigh Comerford explores collaboration and sustainability" The post 048: How do we do the impossible? Choreographer ShaLeigh Comerford explores collaboration and sustainability appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:50:34

047: Theatre education programming with Burning Coal’s Director of Education, Kaley Morrison

9/24/2018
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Kaley Morrison, actor and Director of Education at Burning Coal Theatre in Raleigh talks about Burning Coal’s educational programming for kids and adults, what she’s learned from… Read more "047: Theatre education programming with Burning Coal’s Director of Education, Kaley Morrison" The post 047: Theatre education programming with Burning Coal’s Director of Education, Kaley Morrison appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:49:33

046: What are the benefits of a residency? Dasan Ahanu speaks on Black Poetry Theatre’s decade of connection.

9/17/2018
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“So much is possible.” Dasan Ahanu is a Poet, Emcee, Writer, Playwright, Performance Artist, Lecturer, and Educator in Durham, North Carolina. He is managing director and co-founder of… Read more "046: What are the benefits of a residency? Dasan Ahanu speaks on Black Poetry Theatre’s decade of connection." The post 046: What are the benefits of a residency? Dasan Ahanu speaks on Black Poetry Theatre’s decade of connection. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:01:04:13

045: Old work in a new way. both hands theatre company performs a scene from 2001.

9/12/2018
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How does artistic work hold up over time? What’s it like to revisit old work in a new medium? A quick dive into work in process. Cheryl Chamblee… Read more "045: Old work in a new way. both hands theatre company performs a scene from 2001." The post 045: Old work in a new way. both hands theatre company performs a scene from 2001. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:08:34

044: What I learned from 40 years of not being famous: PART TWO. Respect the Work.

9/10/2018
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The second installment of a multi-part series in which Tamara considers how we might love the artists we are and support the artists we love. A solo… Read more "044: What I learned from 40 years of not being famous: PART TWO. Respect the Work." The post 044: What I learned from 40 years of not being famous: PART TWO. Respect the Work. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:25:18

043: What good is a bad first draft? Playwright and arts educator Ian Finley extols the power of revision.

9/3/2018
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“The first draft really ought to be quite horrible.” A passionate masterclass in playwriting with Ian Finley, playwright and arts educator. Dramatic structure, writer’s block, revision, adapting… Read more "043: What good is a bad first draft? Playwright and arts educator Ian Finley extols the power of revision." The post 043: What good is a bad first draft? Playwright and arts educator Ian Finley extols the power of revision. appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:49:46

042: What does the dance community need? DIDA (Durham Independent Dance Artists) considers challenges and what the future holds

8/27/2018
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Three great minds in one room: Alyssa Noble, Justin Tornow, and Lightsey Darst, the 3 organizers of Durham Independent Dance Artists (DIDA) discuss how to serve the… Read more "042: What does the dance community need? DIDA (Durham Independent Dance Artists) considers challenges and what the future holds" The post 042: What does the dance community need? DIDA (Durham Independent Dance Artists) considers challenges and what the future holds appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:52:08

041: How do we evolve as artists? Director, performer, writer Naima Yetunde Ince-Griffiths extends her voice into multiple genres

8/20/2018
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Amazing original poetry pieces performed by Naima Ince-Griffiths open and close this episode! Naima Yetunde Ince-Griffiths is a performance poet, writer, and playwright; she produces and directs theatrical works… Read more "041: How do we evolve as artists? Director, performer, writer Naima Yetunde Ince-Griffiths extends her voice into multiple genres" The post 041: How do we evolve as artists? Director, performer, writer Naima Yetunde Ince-Griffiths extends her voice into multiple genres...

Duration:00:58:18

040: How do we build audiences for our work? Playwright Allan Maule considers marketing theatre in the Triangle

8/13/2018
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How might we cultivate a larger audience across the Triangle? How do playwrights write about things that are meaningful and that will also have an audience? In… Read more "040: How do we build audiences for our work? Playwright Allan Maule considers marketing theatre in the Triangle" The post 040: How do we build audiences for our work? Playwright Allan Maule considers marketing theatre in the Triangle appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:51:54

039: What is a band? Musician and composer Louis Landry embraces classic albums and contemporary realities

8/6/2018
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What exactly is ‘a band’ in 2018? How does a code of conduct figure in? Why is an performing residency so valuable? Listen to musician and composer… Read more "039: What is a band? Musician and composer Louis Landry embraces classic albums and contemporary realities" The post 039: What is a band? Musician and composer Louis Landry embraces classic albums and contemporary realities appeared first on Artist Soapbox.

Duration:00:59:33