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Monumental Theatre's Beth Amann "Talks" Theater During a Shutdown

Embracing Arlington Arts Talks

Release Date: 07/07/2020

Sound Impact Co-Founder Danielle Cho Sound Impact Co-Founder Danielle Cho "Talks" Benefits of Music

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The Co-Founder of Sound Impact Danielle Cho talked to Embracing Arlington Arts about the work her organization is doing to use music as a platform for social change and how they are bringing music to marginalized communities in the US and in Latin American countries. Find out how they are helping students and incarcerated youth by exposing them to music and classes, as well providing them with instruments. Also hear about their education series "Time Travel Through Music" being offered for free this fall.

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Jason Tamborini, Prologue Theatre Jason Tamborini, Prologue Theatre "Talks" About "Bike America" Play

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The Artistic Director of Prologue Theatre Jason Tamborini talked about a project his organization will be pursuing - a reading of the play "Bike America". Originally intended as a live performance, the theater had to transition to an online production. Find out the questions they asked when making their decision to not perform live, the "virtual mile challenge" being held in conjunction with the reading, and his ideas for enhanced online productions. Definitely a group that is looking outside the box.

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Set/Costume Designer Deb Sivigny Set/Costume Designer Deb Sivigny "Talks" About Her Trades

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Scenic and costume designer Deb Sivigny appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast to talk about her industry. She walks us through the process for designing both a set and costume, and offers hints about devising each to perfection. Hear her views on projections as part of a set and how hierarchies of characters impact her designs. Deb also discusses the personal play she wrote "Hello My Name Is.." which she structured as design-centric or having the setting do the heavy lifting vs. the verbal.

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Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith "Talks" About Evolving Industry

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Despite the shutdown, Arena Stage continues entertaining us. From facebook interviews with arts leaders to movies to an artists' marketplace to camps, Artistic Director Molly Smith gives us all the details in this podcast. Find out how she thinks theater will be different after the pandemic, her message to patrons and artists, and what she sees as a silver lining to the pandemic and protesting storms we are encountering. Very insightful discussion with one of DC's leading Artistic Directors.

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Monumental Theatre's Beth Amann Monumental Theatre's Beth Amann "Talks" Theater During a Shutdown

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The Managing Director of Monumental Theatre Company Beth Amann appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast to discuss her organization's transition to online offerings during the pandemic shutdown. Learn about their upcoming reading of a new musical "Desiderium" (featuring music by the Oh Hellos), their unique "sing thru" program of musical messages, and what they are considering producing in the fall. Also get her views on how theater might be permanently changed after the country opens up.

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Actor Amelia Nickles Actor Amelia Nickles "Talks" Theater and Acting

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Amelia Nickles - Actor and Founder of the pre-professional theater training program "Acting with Amelia" - joined Embracing Arlington Arts for an interesting chat about her classes, how the company adapted to the shutdown, how she prepares for a role, and much more. Also get some insight into what she advises students preparing for college auditions, as well as her "bucket list" role.

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Educational Theatre Company's Stan Kang Educational Theatre Company's Stan Kang "Talks" Diversity

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TheĀ  Executive Director of the Educational Theatre Company Stan Kang appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast for a wide-ranging interview on the theater industry in today's times. Hear his views on permanent changes we will see in the industry after the nation reopens, will the protests lead to major diversity changes in performing arts, and his hope that theater continues to be an in-person communal experience. Also find out how ETC virtual summer camps will be run.

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Sara Duke, Executive Director of Encore Stage & Studio Sara Duke, Executive Director of Encore Stage & Studio "Talks" Children's Theater

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The Executive Director of Encore Stage & Studio Sara Duke talked with Embracing Arlington Arts about how this shutdown has directly impacted young students who normally would be active in a theater productions. She described their sense of loss about not being with their peers in person and having the outlet of performing to deal with this crisis. Sara also expresses her beliefs about how theater will be permanently altered after the pandemic has subsided, as well as offers advice to venue managers.

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Elena Velasco, Convergence Theater, Elena Velasco, Convergence Theater, "Talks" Cultural Equity

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Elena Velasco, Co-Founder of Convergence Theater and passionate advocate for cultural equity and diversity in the performing arts arena explained how today's dual challenges of COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown, coupled with national protests in support of Black Lives Matter are impacting theaters, and why she considers this a moment of reckoning. Also learn how Convergence is dealing with the shutdown, as well as developments at the American Alliance of Theatre and Education (AATE) on whose board she sits.

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Holly Koons, Arlington Arts Center Executive Director Holly Koons, Arlington Arts Center Executive Director "Talks" Galleries During a Pandemic

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The Executive Director of the Arlington Arts Center Holly Koons discussed how a gallery can remain relevant and visible to its patrons during a pandemic. Also what are the Center's tentative plans for reopening, what exhibits are they planning for the fall, why virtual tours are here to stay and what programs are available online. Also find out what could be in store for the Maury Park name?

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The Managing Director of Monumental Theatre Company Beth Amann appeared on the Embracing Arlington Arts Talks podcast to discuss her organization's transition to online offerings during the pandemic shutdown. Learn about their upcoming reading of an original musical "Desiderium" (featuring music by the Oh Hellos), their unique "sing thru" program of musical messages, and what they are considering producing in the fall. Also get her views on how theater might be permanently changed after the country opens back up.