*New Episodes every other Friday!*
A deep dive into the struggle from behind the theatre curtain with Addae Moon and EB Smith. Listen to these two theatre creators and leaders as they unpack performing arts culture in Canada and the US.
Over the course of the season, EB and Addae will be bringing in guests to talk about various aspects of the theatre industry, covering topics such as cultural dramaturgy, Black arts leaders, the intersection of Black and Indigenous art, conversations with designers of colour, and much more!
S.2 Episode 1: Where are we now?
We're back for another season! We're bringing on a bunch of new guests, as well as bringing back a few old friend! But first, where are we now? It's been one year since this podcast started, EB and Addae discuss what's happened, and what we have to look forward to this season!
Black Asian Solidarity
In the wake of the recent shootings in Atlanta and ongoing conversations regarding Anti-Asian hate, EB and Addae sit down with Old Heads producer, Nicole Eun-Ju Bell, a mixed-race Korean theatre artists. Together, they discuss historical connections between Black and Asian communities, and lateral oppression
Episode 10: A Look Back at the Season
The team's all here for this final episode of the season! EB and Addae chat with editor Verne Good and producer Nicole Eun-Ju Bell about this past season, reflecting on highlights and lessons and where we might be going next.
Episode 9: Writing and Black Imagination
Al Letson joins EB and Addae to talk writing for TV and Theatre, the Black imagination, comic books, and the renaissance in television narratives, plus much more!
Episode 8: Theatrical Design from the Black Perspective
Canadian theatre designer, Rachel Forbes, joins EB and Addae to talk design and all its subtleties, how it folds into storytelling, the importance of hair and costume, design as part of theatre education, and designers as artistic leaders and much more!
Episode 7: Intersections of Black and Indigenous Art
Yolanda Bonnell joins our hosts EB and Addae to talk the similarities and differences of Black and Indigenous art, hurdles, cultural identity, and colonization.
Great conversation and insights!!