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a Podcast by Glen and Jim

a Podcast by Glen and Jim
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United States

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a Podcast by Glen and Jim

Language:

English

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+1-267-225-8869


Episodes

On Hiatus!

7/22/2019
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We’re currently taking a summer break, but we’ll be back in the fall with Season 4 of The Backstage Show! If you have any questions or comments—or you’d like to share your idea for an episode—you can e-mail us at podcast@backstage.link or leave a voicemail or text message for us… [ More ]

Duration:00:01:04

Ep. 60 Rehearsal Breakdown (Part 2)

7/15/2019
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Rehearsals. Arguably the most important part of a production. Certainly where you’ll spend the most time when working on a show. In this two-part episode, Jim and Glen get into the details of rehearsals—using their experience to relate how they’re broken down and what gets done when and how. We’ll… [ More ]

Duration:00:37:01

Ep. 59 Rehearsal Breakdown (Part 1)

7/8/2019
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Rehearsals. Arguably the most important part of a production. Certainly where you’ll spend the most time when working on a show. In this two-part episode, Jim and Glen get into the details of rehearsals—using their experience to relate how they’re broken down and what gets done when and how. Remember,… [ More ]

Duration:00:36:05

Ep. 58 Dealing with The Unplanned

7/1/2019
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Inevitably, something will happen while working on a show that you’re not expecting. In this episode, Glen and Jim talk about what some of those things might be and how to avoid having these unplanned events not destroy your production… when that’s possible. You can contact the show by leaving… [ More ]

Duration:00:33:53

Ep. 57 Improv

6/24/2019
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In this episode, Jim and Glen discuss applications for improv in community theatre and share their stories. To contact the show, call 267-225-8869 or visit backstage.link

Duration:00:33:20

Ep. 56 Why Community Theatre?

6/17/2019
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If you’ve never gotten involved in community theatre but you’ve stumbled across this podcast, perhaps it’s a question you’re now asking. If you are involved, maybe it’s a question you still ask yourself. Glen and Jim discuss the why and share their thoughts.

Duration:00:28:36

Ep. 55 Theatre Politics

6/10/2019
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Jim and Glen discuss the basic leadership structure common to most community theatres, touch on their experience with theatre politics, and how you might best avoid becoming ensnared.

Duration:00:28:40

Ep. 54 Community Theatre vs. Independent Film (Part 2)

6/3/2019
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Glen and Jim sit down with independent filmmaker Steve Niles (S&N Films), who’s also involved with community theatre, to discuss the similarities and differences he’s found between the two.

Duration:00:30:52

Ep. 53 Community Theatre vs. Independent Film (Part 1)

5/27/2019
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Glen and Jim sit down with independent filmmaker Steve Niles (S&N Films), who’s also involved with community theatre, to discuss the similarities and differences he’s found between the two.

Duration:00:31:11

Ep. 52 Top Five Most Influential Shows

5/20/2019
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Everyone is inspired by something. In this episode, Glen and Jim discuss the shows that inspired them, running down another top ten, this time of the shows that have influenced them the most in their community theatre escapades.

Duration:00:38:27

Ep. 51 Set Construction (Part 2)

5/13/2019
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In this two-part series, Jim and Glen walk you through the different types of theatre sets and what’s involved in their construction. This high-level overview gives you an idea of how community theatre sets come together.

Duration:00:26:25

Ep. 50 Set Construction (Part 1)

5/6/2019
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In this two-part series, Jim and Glen walk you through the different types of theatre sets and what’s involved in their construction. This high-level overview gives you an idea of how community theatre sets come together.

Duration:00:23:45

Ep. 49 Dramateurs at the Barn Interview (Part 2)

4/29/2019
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Glen and Jim invite you along as they explore a theatre where they’ve both spent some time working, “The Barn” (as it’s colloquially known) in Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania. Joining them on their journey is Steve DiNenno, frequent collaborator, friend, and Barn board member.

Duration:00:36:14

Ep. 48 Dramateurs at the Barn Interview (Part 1)

4/22/2019
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Glen and Jim invite you along as they explore a theatre where they’ve both spent some time working, “The Barn” (as it’s colloquially known) in Jeffersonville, Pennsylvania. Joining them on their journey is Steve DiNenno, frequent collaborator, friend, and Barn board member.

Duration:00:32:15

Ep. 47 Our Ideal Community Theatre

4/15/2019
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Sure, Glen and Jim have worked at many different theatres in the Philadelphia suburbs, but none of them have been perfect. In this episode, they discuss the bad and the good and try to hash out what would be their ideal community theatre. Connect with us:Visit us on our website… [ More ]

Duration:00:33:45

Ep. 46 Tech Week

4/8/2019
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For some, the week leading up to opening night can be a nightmarish hell week. For others, it’s merely production week. In this episode, Glen and Jim discuss all the ins and outs of technical week and what its meant to them. Connect with us:Visit us on our website at… [ More ]

Duration:00:30:49

Ep. 45 Playing the Fool (April Fool’s Day Special)

4/1/2019
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Because there’s not enough fooling around on this podcast already, Jim and Glen let out all the stops for an episode dedicated to the theatrical fool, exploring its past, discussing its present, and presenting its future in a three-act, four-hour radio play. If you like our podcast, please share us… [ More ]

Duration:00:34:35

Ep. 44 Casting Revisited: Precasting

3/25/2019
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In this episode, Glen and Jim dive back into the topic of casting, last discussed in the four-part series, Auditions and Casting, that begin with Episode 5. Now they go into more detail about precasting—when is it acceptable, when is it not, and how should it be handled? If you… [ More ]

Duration:00:29:58

Ep. 43 Theatre Friendships

3/18/2019
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They begin with a built-in common interest and burn brightest during a production. But are they different from other friendships? And do they end when the final curtain falls? Jim and Glen examine theatre friendships from their perspective in this episode. If you like our podcast, please share us with… [ More ]

Duration:00:31:00

Ep. 42 The Audience Experience (Part 2)

3/11/2019
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Glen and Jim step out from backstage and into the audience to give you an idea of what you might experience from the patron’s perspective. You get the lowdown on everything from buying tickets to what happens when the curtain closes.

Duration:00:35:16