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no small parts Podcast
31 minutes | Aug 2, 2022
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 minutes | Jul 5, 2022
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.
27 minutes | Jun 7, 2022
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.
29 minutes | May 3, 2022
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.
44 minutes | Apr 5, 2022
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.
63 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
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.
57 minutes | Feb 9, 2021
no small parts with Michael O'Brien
On today’s episode of no small parts, Mike talks about the producer as a tonesetter, the importance of strong communication in a producing process, and how producing can be a way to create work for yourself.
58 minutes | Jan 26, 2021
No Small Parts With Polly Edelstein
On today’s episode of no small parts, Polly talks about considering the “why” of producing, what drew her to the festival model of theatre, and the birth of the Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival.
46 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
no small parts with Jim DeVivo
On today’s episode of no small parts, Jim talks about his evolving identity as a producer and the many ways his producing self and theatre educator self collide.
57 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
no small parts with Maura Krause
On today’s episode of no small parts, Maura talks about her experiences with several valuable mentors, how her work as a producer has impacted her work as a director, and prioritizing self-care and care for her artists.
59 minutes | Dec 8, 2020
no small parts with Bryant Edwards
On today’s episode of no small parts, Bryant talks about his commitment to creating positive spaces and experiences, his experience producing staged readings of movie scripts as a part of Theatre Contra, and how sometimes producers can accidentally also become actors.
48 minutes | Nov 24, 2020
no small parts with Brenden Dahl
On today’s episode of no small parts, Brenden talks about his transition to producing play readings virtually, making the most of relationships with organizations, and the value in reaching out and sending an email.
57 minutes | Nov 10, 2020
no small parts with Mariangela Saavedra
On today’s episode of No Small Parts, Mariangela talks about living and working in four major cities, translating theatre skills beyond the theatre, and the many trials and errors of producing.
61 minutes | Oct 19, 2020
no small parts with Shamus McCarty
On today’s episode of no small parts, Shamus talks about the difference between readings and staged readings, his experience with a two and a half year musical play creation and producing process, and how things always fall apart, and that’s okay.
48 minutes | Oct 5, 2020
no small parts with Erin Washburn
On today’s episode of no small parts, Erin talks about the importance of logistics, her commitment to serving the playwrights’ goals as a producer of new work, and how humanizing the process of producing can be.
56 minutes | Sep 21, 2020
no small parts with Hunter Robinson
On today’s episode of no small parts, Hunter talks about saying “Yes and”, his experience producing as a part of a student-run theatre company while going to college for theatre, and the importance of asking for help when you need it. Cheers!
55 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
no small parts with Ang Bey
On today’s episode of no small parts, Ang talks about creating opportunities, the importance of balance and boundaries, and finding their community of artmakers.
2 minutes | Sep 1, 2020
no small parts Episode Zero
This is Episode Zero, an introduction to no small parts with host Brittany Brewer.
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