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Leo Sushansky from National Chamber Ensemble "Talks" Holiday Chamber Music

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 12/03/2019

Bowen McCauley Dance Company Bowen McCauley Dance Company "Talks" Dance

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Bowen McCauley Dance Company's Founding Artistic Director Lucy Bowen McCauley and Executive Director Helen Chamberlin were guests on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast to update us on the exciting events they have coming up. From the "Move Me" festival to the Kennedy Center to collaboration with the National Chamber Ensemble and the Arlington Philharmonic, there is a lot on the schedule. Find out about all these events, and get a sneak peek at their plans for the company's 25th Anniversary.

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Round House Theatre's Artistic Director Ryan Rilette Round House Theatre's Artistic Director Ryan Rilette "Talks"

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Ryan Rilette, the Artistic Director of Round House Theatre appeared on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast as part of our five-part "Artistic Directors STEAM Ahead" series starring the five most successful theaters in the DC region. Why are the arts important? How is he making the theater more representative of the community where they are located? What is critical to succeeding in an arts management career? Answers to those questions and much more are included in this wide-ranging interview.

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Arena Stage's Molly Smith Arena Stage's Molly Smith "Talks" Theater Insight

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The Artistic Director of Arena Stage Molly Smith was a featured guest on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast as part of our five-part "Artistic Directors STEAM Ahead" series starring the five most successful theaters in the DC region. Hear her insightful advice for listeners interested in an arts management career; her professional journey; changes she has seen in productions, and more. What an honor to interview Molly who has broken so many glass ceilings for women in the DC region theater world.

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A A "Talk" About TAP's "A Daughter's a Daughter" Production

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks featured The Arlington Players' Director Ashley Amidon and Actor Mel Gumina who talked about the production of Agatha Christie's "A Daughter's a Daughter." This US premiere explores not only a complicated mother-daughter relationship, but also others throughout the show. Find out how the cast was prepped, an interesting rumor about why the show was not really performed until 2009 and what precipitates the tortured relationship. Also which roles are on each guest's bucket list?

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Jane Frankin Jane Frankin "Talks" Dance

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Jane Franklin, the Founder and Artistic Director of Jane Franklin Dance joined Embracing Arlington Arts President Janet Kopenhaver on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast to talk about her company's newest projects and productions. Learn about the "Border" project which incorporates personal heartwarming stories into dance numbers. Also find out about her latest project entitled "Going Polar" which will be exploring how people deal with conflict and how listeners can get involved.

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Bob Wood Bob Wood "Talks" About UrbanArias "Glory Denied" Opera

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The Founder and Artistic Director of UrbanArias Bob Wood was on the show to talk about the organization's upcoming production of "Glory Denied" - based on the true story of the longest-held POW during Vietnam Col. Floyd James Thompson. Why was the opera named "Glory Denied?" What happened in his family while he was held captive? What did his children think of the opera? Learn the answers to these questions and more, including improv stories about horrendous first dates, in this interview.

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Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer "Talks"

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Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer was a featured guest on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast as part of our five-part "Artistic Directors STEAM Ahead" series starring the five most successful theaters in DC region. What advice does Eric give young adults who want to open a theater? What are the joys of running a theater? And find out about two upcoming world premieres being presented by Signature. Honored to have had this opportunity to interview such a successful professional!

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Woolly Mammoth Artistic Director Maria Manuela Goyanes Woolly Mammoth Artistic Director Maria Manuela Goyanes "Talks" Arts Career

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Maria Manuela Goyanes, the Artistic Director of Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, talks about her career in arts management. Speaking directly to young listeners, she offers unique advice about the industry, insight into this job choice, joys and hurdles of running a theater and whether she recommends an arts management career. Also learn her views on progress made on diversity both on and off the stage. This interview is part of a five-part "Artistic Director STEAM AHEAD" podcast series airing this winter.

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Virginia Humanities and Theatre Merge to Change the Narrative on Racism show art Virginia Humanities and Theatre Merge to Change the Narrative on Racism

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Virginia Humanities Board Member Mark Habeeb and Project Advisor Mary Hynes gave an interesting interview about a grant given to Arlington from the Kellogg Foundation entitled "Changing the Narrative on Racism." Several projects were included in this grant including making cigar box instruments and middle school students creating new lyrics to traditional Piedmont blues songs. Also discussed was a theater production by high school students about the County's racial history and what surprised them the most.

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Playwright and Podcaster Patrick Flynn Playwright and Podcaster Patrick Flynn "Talks" About Many Hats

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Playwright/Podcaster/Filmmaker/Director (and much more) Patrick Flynn sat down with Embracing Arlington Arts President Janet Kopenhaver to talk about the many hats he has worn during his career. How exactly does one write an adaptation of a children's book? What is the unique story about Peter Pan adaptations? What does he have guests talk about on his podcast "The Original Cast?" Plus learn more about "The Velveteen Rabbit" that he wrote and is being presented by Adventure Theater.

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The Artistic Director of the National Chamber Ensemble Leo Sushansky was the latest guest on the "Embracing Arlington Arts Talks" podcast. Learn about their upcoming concert series, as well as the find out who the winners are from the latest piano young artists competition. Also find out who the very special and unique guest musician at the Benny Goodman concert in February will be. And how does Leo pick all the pieces to be performed in a season?