15 episodes

A monthly podcast putting Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's company, art, people, and town front and (down) center. BTE has been making professional theatre in Pennsylvania's only town for 46 years. We strive to be a thriving center of community and cultural engagement through theatre and arts education, to promote creativity, inclusion and dignity. Join us as we delve into all that entails!

Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble: Down Center Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble

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    • 4.6 • 9 Ratings

A monthly podcast putting Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble's company, art, people, and town front and (down) center. BTE has been making professional theatre in Pennsylvania's only town for 46 years. We strive to be a thriving center of community and cultural engagement through theatre and arts education, to promote creativity, inclusion and dignity. Join us as we delve into all that entails!

    S2E7: Love and Theatre: "It's Complicated!"

    S2E7: Love and Theatre: "It's Complicated!"

    Love and theatre have been in a complicated long-term relationship since... well, forever. RAC members Aaron White and Amy Rene Byrne chat about how their love lives and work as theatre professionals intersect. Perfect for Valentine's Day, this episode covers showmances, marriage, maintaining a work-life balance, and the delicate nature of performing intimate scenes onstage. 

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White



    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 29 min
    S2E6: Sanctuary City: Window into a DREAMer's World

    S2E6: Sanctuary City: Window into a DREAMer's World

    Join RAC member Amy Rene Byrne as she chats with (most of) the cast of Sanctuary City. RAC Candidate Kimie Muroya and Theatremaker Apprentices Diamond Gloria Marrow and Bruce Gomez discuss the characters, humor, and power dynamics in the play in addition to the challenges and complexities of immigrating to America, the strain it puts on relationships, and the struggles young immigrants face finding their place in society. 

    Sanctuary City runs runs January 18th-February 1st and is for mature audiences.

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White





    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 29 min
    S2E5: Skits and Giggles: A Deep Dive into BTE Improv

    S2E5: Skits and Giggles: A Deep Dive into BTE Improv

    Join RAC member Amy Rene Byrne as she grills the mastermind behind Bloomsburg's favorite (any only) resident Improv troupe. Learn what improv is and isn't, hear Abby Leffler’s favorite improv story, and find out what gets Abby and Amy's pinkies up!

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White


    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 20 min
    S2E4: Fra-gee-lay: Christmas Stories Past

    S2E4: Fra-gee-lay: Christmas Stories Past

    Resident Acting Company Member Elizabeth Dowd is directing BTE's 5th production of the beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Story.  In this episode, she chats with former child actors Levi Fritz, Luke Saracoglu, and Walker Dowd-Whipple about their experiences playing Ralphie and Randy in past productions. 

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White




    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 19 min
    S2E3: Meet the Ensemble

    S2E3: Meet the Ensemble

    What you see onstage is just the tip of the theatrical iceberg. It takes many hands, brains, minds, and hearts to run a professional theatre. In this episode you’ll hear from eight of BTE’s Ensemble Members about their jobs, favorite theatre stories, and much more!

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White
    Transcription by: Kimie Muroya
    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 50 min
    S2: The Reboot

    S2: The Reboot

    We are back, rebranded, and rebooted! Welcome to Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble: Down Center. Aaron, Amy, and Elizabeth introduce our monthly podcast centered around the most valuable commodity in the theatre community– people.

    Recorded and Edited by: Amy Rene Byrne
    Original Music by: Aaron White 
    Transcripts of all Season 2 episodes available on our Buzzsprout website.

    Check out our current season: http://www.bte.org
    Ensemble Driven. Professional Theatre. Arts Education. Rural Pennsylvania. For Everyone. With Everyone.

    • 11 min

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4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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