9 episodes

The Professional Pretenders Podcast is for MT nerds and Tony winners alike. In this podcast three theatre artists explore their love of theatre, positive trends and criticisms of the industry, and their perspectives on where they’d like to see it go. So often we hear about tough conversations we should be having, and we’re here to have them, whether or not people are interested.

​Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.

The Professional Pretenders Podcast Matthew Beary, Nathan David Smith, Joshuah Dominque

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

The Professional Pretenders Podcast is for MT nerds and Tony winners alike. In this podcast three theatre artists explore their love of theatre, positive trends and criticisms of the industry, and their perspectives on where they’d like to see it go. So often we hear about tough conversations we should be having, and we’re here to have them, whether or not people are interested.

​Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.

    Pretending Originally ft. Olivia Griffin

    Pretending Originally ft. Olivia Griffin

    Nathan, Matthew, and JD bring on another guest: Olivia Griffin. We all discuss what kind of new work we want to see post-Covid, how Olivia juggles her many creative outlets, and her tips to keep creating work as a writer.


     


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 40 min
    Pretending Originally (New Work)

    Pretending Originally (New Work)

    Matt, JD, and Nathan discuss the very vague topic of New Work: what new work have we done, what kind of processes have we been in and what new work has been the most impactful for each of us.


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 34 min
    Pretending Inclusively ft. Futaba Shioda

    Pretending Inclusively ft. Futaba Shioda

    Matt, JD, and Nathan bring on their first guest: Futaba Shioda! We all continue the discussion of the lack of representation for BIPOC and trans people on/off-stage, the quality vs quantity for BIPOC roles, and what work needs to be done. 


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 37 min
    Pretending Inclusively (Representation)

    Pretending Inclusively (Representation)

    Matt, JD, and Nathan discuss the lack of representation for BIPOC and trans people on/off-stage, how writers can create better quality opportunities, and what work needs to be done. 


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 28 min
    Pretend Interviews (Auditioning)

    Pretend Interviews (Auditioning)

    Matt, Nathan, and JD discuss what changes they'd like to see to the NYC audition scene, how auditioning is changing in this digital age, and share true stories of their experiences trying to book the part.


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 31 min
    Pretending on the Big Screen (Movie Musicals vs. Musical Movies)

    Pretending on the Big Screen (Movie Musicals vs. Musical Movies)

    Matthew, Nathan, and JD pretend they know the difference between a Movie Musical and a Musical Movie, what theatre should be translated to the screen, and how nostalgia plays apart in what movie musicals are created!


     


    ​The Professional Pretenders Podcast is proudly produced by Thousand Faced Theatre Company.




    Support us at our Patreon!


    https://www.patreon.com/professionalpretenders

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
5 Ratings

5 Ratings

JackiexNicole ,

Amazing Podcast!

Love listening to their perspective on what’s next for theater.

Joshuah Dominique has such a soothing voice!

zdecks ,

easy listen, packed with info

love listening to people know what they’re talking about and that’s exactly what you get here!

an in-depth look at the theatre industry from people in it right now.

JoshuaBurk ,

Not Even Pretend

I don’t even have to pretend to like this podcast. Keep it up, folks!

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