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THED Talks is a podcast for theatre teachers and theatre education students. Dr. Jimmy Chrismon, Theatre Education professor at Illinois State University, brings you stories and interviews from experienced K-12 theatre teachers, current theatre education majors, and professors of theatre education that will warm your heart, renew your faith in teaching, and provide resources to better your practice in your theatre classroom. Pour the coffee, relax, and join us for heart-warming conversations and practical advice from practitioners making a difference in students' lives each and every day!

THED Talks is a podcast for theatre teachers and theatre education students. Dr. Jimmy Chrismon, Theatre Education professor at Illinois State University, brings you stories and interviews from experienced K-12 theatre teachers, current theatre education majors, and professors of theatre education that will warm your heart, renew your faith in teaching, and provide resources to better your practice in your theatre classroom. Pour the coffee, relax, and join us for heart-warming conversations and practical advice from practitioners making a difference in students' lives each and every day!
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THED Talks is a podcast for theatre teachers and theatre education students. Dr. Jimmy Chrismon, Theatre Education professor at Illinois State University, brings you stories and interviews from experienced K-12 theatre teachers, current theatre education majors, and professors of theatre education that will warm your heart, renew your faith in teaching, and provide resources to better your practice in your theatre classroom. Pour the coffee, relax, and join us for heart-warming conversations and practical advice from practitioners making a difference in students' lives each and every day!

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Episodes

1.13 PRIDE Part 1- A Conversation with Harry Culpepper and Annaliisa Ahlman

6/19/2019
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This week Jimmy chats with out queer theatre teachers Harry Culpepper and Annaliisa Ahlman about their experiences as out queer teachers, professional organizations, and representation in the work they do with their students. This is part 1 of a 3-part series for PRDE month!

Duration:01:16:01

1.12 A Conversation with Matt Webster

6/12/2019
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This week Jimmy talks with his mentor Matt Webster. Matt has been a touring artist for children, a theatre education professor, a high school teacher, a consultant for Drama Teacher Academy at Theatrefolk, an actor, a director, a playwright, and a dad! He brings lots of great advice and food for thought for theatre teachers and theatre education majors this week from his years of experience!

Duration:01:12:42

1.11 A Conversation with Corey Mitchell

6/5/2019
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In this episode Jimmy talks to the inaugural Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education winner Corey Mitchell. Corey shares his stories, experiences, and words of hope for theatre educators and the profession as a whole!

Duration:01:05:37

1.10 A Conversation with Marisa Brady

5/29/2019
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This week Jimmy talks with Marisa Brady, a middle school theatre teacher in Chandler, Arizona. She talks about her love for middle schoolers, student travel, parent booster clubs, and much more!

Duration:00:55:49

1.9 A Conversation with Briandaniel Oglesby

5/22/2019
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This week Jimmy talks with progressive alt-ed teacher from Texas, Briandaniel Oglesby. Listen in to hear about how this playwright and teacher uses devised theatre to create cutting edge and relevant work with his middle and high school students at Skybridge Academy.

Duration:00:38:01

1.8 A Conversation with Cyndi Bringer and Ashleigh Worley

5/15/2019
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This week Jimmy speaks to Cyndi Bringer, a middle school theatre teacher in Illinois AND Ashleigh Worley, Director of Education at Luther Burbank Center of the Arts in California. These teachers bring us stories and experiences about special needs, exploratory rotations, and working in non-traditional theatre education careers and working with teaching artists.

Duration:00:58:48

1.7 A Conversation with Jack Colombo

5/8/2019
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This week Jimmy talks with one of his theatre education students about his experiences so far as a transfer student, involvement on campus, self-care, and diversity in the classroom.

Duration:01:04:19

1.6 A Conversation with Ruthie Tutterow

5/1/2019
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This week Jimmy talks to North Carolina theatre teacher Ruthie Tutterow. She discusses her work in K12 and university teaching, working with community organizations, musical theatre, and a unique experience she and her students participate in with Lincoln Center.

Duration:00:29:35

1.5 A Conversation with Lea Marshall

4/24/2019
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This week Jimmy talks with high school director Lea Marshall in Tallahassee, FL. She shares her unique journey to teaching theatre and lots of valuable resources for assessment, Shakespeare, and working smarter instead of harder!

Duration:00:51:02

1.4 A Conversation with Heidi Breeden

4/17/2019
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This week Jimmy talks to Heidi Breeden. She works with her sister, Robin, at a non-profit in Cornelius, NC called Arts for All (www.RAArts4all.com). In this episode she talks about her classroom experience, self-care, working with administration, and playwriting and dramaturgy in the secondary classroom!

Duration:00:40:00

1.3 A Conversation with Barbara Mager

4/10/2019
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This week Jimmy talks to his mentor, cooperating teacher, and friend Barbara Mager about her long career teaching theatre, favorite stories and experiences, and advice to new and experienced teachers for a long and fulfilling career in theatre education.

Duration:01:09:18

1.2 A Conversation with Sasha Weinsz

4/3/2019
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In this episode, Jimmy speaks to his former colleague and friend about her experiences and lessons learned while teaching theatre. She also shares a resource she finds very useful called Theatre Teacher Lesson Lending!

Duration:00:37:30

1.1 Trailer

3/21/2019
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Welcome to THED Talks! Meet your host, Jimmy Chrismon and find out what the THED Talks Podcast is all about. Discover how to find us on social media and how to contact us for show ideas, resources, and if you would like to be a guest on the show!

Duration:00:05:22