18 episodes

Welcome! no small parts is an interview-style educational podcast that aims to shed light on the many entryways into producing theatre, the numerous forms [producing] theatre can take, and the benefits of doing so. It is Brittany's intention that this podcast be a resource for young and emerging artists.

no small parts Podcast Brittany Brewer

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Welcome! no small parts is an interview-style educational podcast that aims to shed light on the many entryways into producing theatre, the numerous forms [producing] theatre can take, and the benefits of doing so. It is Brittany's intention that this podcast be a resource for young and emerging artists.

    no small parts with Ryan Shaw

    no small parts with Ryan Shaw

    On today’s episode of no small parts, Ryan talks about working with students to understand and develop their music teacher identities, how different philosophies underlying education have impacted feedback styles, and the value of practicing “bad” and “good” feedback principles in a learning space.

    • 31 min
    no small parts with Janine Certo

    no small parts with Janine Certo

    On today’s episode of no small parts, Janine talks about learning as health, the value in reflecting on what you want your identity to be as a person and artist, and the importance of play and possibility while reading and critiquing poems.

    • 30 min
    no small parts With Lara Shipley

    no small parts With Lara Shipley

    On today’s episode of no small parts, Lara talks about the structure of studio critique within the context of photography and fine art, the value of both learning how to provide feedback as well as how to receive feedback, and the importance of being open to what students are bringing to the table.

    • 26 min
    no small parts with Rob Roznowski

    no small parts with Rob Roznowski

    On today's episode of no small parts, Rob talks about feedback as a tool in theatre education spaces, how personal aesthetics and subjectivity can impact feedback, and the importance of adjusting feedback structures based on the needs of the space.

    • 29 min
    no small parts Season 2, Episode Zero

    no small parts Season 2, Episode Zero

    On today’s episode zero, the format is a little different! NSP Season 1 featured discussions around producing readings and staged readings. NSP Season 2, coming monthly starting May 2022, will feature conversation around arts-based feedback practices. On today’s bridge episode, you will hear a cold reading of my short play, more than just group work, followed by the feedback session we had afterward.

    • 44 min
    no small parts With Cat Ramirez

    no small parts With Cat Ramirez

    On today’s episode of no small parts, Cat talks through her trajectory from apprentice to producer-in-residence to theatre professional, discusses how important readings are to the play development process, and shares their producer thought process behind making director-playwright pairings for a reading they recently produced.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

Potato Lady Bex ,

No Business Like Show Business

This podcast sets out to answer a plethora of theatre-related questions through in-depth interviews with people in the business. Host Brittany talks to guests about what got them interested in theatre, how they broke into the industry, and what aspects of their job are most memorable. The show supports the arts and provides encouragement for those who want to get into the industry. It’s informative and lighthearted, making it an easy listen.

sgraham92 ,

Unique subject, looking forward to more!

This is such a unique subject matter to dive into, and I love the idea of stories and conversations around theatre production! Looking forward to more and more!

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