17 episodes

The Teaching Drama podcast takes on the conversation about effective and ineffective methods and perspectives on theatre education. Join Kyle A. Thomas (@kyle_a_thomas) and Seth Wilson (@SethWish) as they explore "behind the scenes" of teaching theatre to the next generation of actors, directors, designers, technicians, playwrights, and dramaturgs.

Teaching Drama Kyle A. Thomas; Seth Wilson

    • Education
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The Teaching Drama podcast takes on the conversation about effective and ineffective methods and perspectives on theatre education. Join Kyle A. Thomas (@kyle_a_thomas) and Seth Wilson (@SethWish) as they explore "behind the scenes" of teaching theatre to the next generation of actors, directors, designers, technicians, playwrights, and dramaturgs.

    Snap Episode - College Auditioning

    Snap Episode - College Auditioning

    In this Snap Episode, Seth and Kyle talk about what to expect with auditioning for college theatre programs, giving out tips and tricks--not the Halloween kind--for a solid audition.

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 46 min
    Episode 13 - Supporting Black Theatre Artists & Scholars: A Conversation with Kathy A. Perkins

    Episode 13 - Supporting Black Theatre Artists & Scholars: A Conversation with Kathy A. Perkins

    In Episode 13, "Supporting Black Theatre Artists & Scholars: A Conversation with Kathy A. Perkins," a Seth-less Kyle talks with Kathy A. Perkins about being a Black theatre artist and scholar and her perspectives on theatre in America and around the world.

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2021 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 46 min
    Snap Episode - Happy New School Year

    Snap Episode - Happy New School Year

    In this Snap Episode, Seth and Kyle look ahead to the beginning of the academic year. We'll be back next month with another full-length episode!

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 35 min
    Episode 12 - Dramaturg or Dramaturge? A Conversation with Lauren Halvorsen

    Episode 12 - Dramaturg or Dramaturge? A Conversation with Lauren Halvorsen

    In Episode 12, "Dramaturg or Dramaturge?," Seth and Kyle talk with professional dramaturg(e), Lauren Halvorsen (@halvorsen), about the shifting landscape of dramaturgy in American theatre and valuable roles dramaturgs play in the theatrical sphere--especially as theatre navigates the necessary shifts toward anti-racism, diversity & inclusion, and digital performance.

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2021. Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Episode 11 - Intimacy Direction with Dr. Jessica Steinrock & Prof. Zev Steinrock

    Episode 11 - Intimacy Direction with Dr. Jessica Steinrock & Prof. Zev Steinrock

    In Episode 11, "Intimacy Direction", Seth and Kyle talk with Dr. Jessica Steinrock and Professor Zev Steinrock about their work as intimacy directors, what exactly intimacy direction is, and how teachers at all levels can benefit from working with an intimacy director and where to get more information and training.

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 52 min
    Snap Episode - Post-Covid Theatre

    Snap Episode - Post-Covid Theatre

    In this Snap Episode, Seth and Kyle talk about theatre in a post-Covid world. We'll be back next month with another full-length episode!

    Reach out on Twitter: @TeachingDrama, @sethwish, @kyle_a_thomas

    Acknowledgments:

    Music: “Two Minutes on the Isle of Ska” by texasradiofish (c)copyright 2020 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial (3.0) license; http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/texasradiofish/59216, ft: Copperhead.

    • 36 min

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shmefferd ,

These are the conversations we need to be having!!

Let me reiterate: these conversations are the conversations we need to be having in every theatre department on every campus. I cannot thank you enough for giving space for the good and the hard conversations we should be having. From our process to our practice to our purpose, you two are hitting it way out of the ballpark.

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