The Theatre of Others Podcast

The Theatre of Others Podcast

Co-artistic Directors and Theatre educators Adam Marple and Budi Miller discuss the Theatre moving past the Covid-19 shutdown with topics such as the roles of the Audience, Actor, Director, Playwright, and Space in our new reality.To submit a question, please visit http://www.speakpipe.com/theatreofothers for voice recording or submit an email to podcast@theatreofothers.com Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise. If you enjoyed this podcast, we´d love for you to leave a review at https://ratethispodcast.com/too. It helps with our visibility, and the more people listen to the podcast, the more we can invest in it and make it even better. Music credit: https://www.purple-planet.comhttp://www.theatreofothers.com

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September 22, 2022 32 min

The birth of Artificial Body Transplants (ABTs) have broken new ground for cosmetic and plastic surgery, elevating humanity’s obsession with perfection and beauty to greater heights.

Cici has dreamt of the day she could transfer her consciousness into her dream body, manufactured with all the physical features she’s always wanted on herself. But what was once a dream has turned into a harrowing recognition of self-hatred, through th...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi continue the 2nd Annual Audio New Play Festival with a conversation with the Singapore-based playwright of the upcoming audio play BEAUTIFUL, Raiya Basalamah.

Raiya Basalamah is a Singaporean artist who has performed in numerous stage productions throughout her actor/theatre training at School of the Arts, Singapore (SOTA) and Victorian College of the Arts (VCA). In that time, she has written for devis...

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Set in the many virtual environments of a multinational corporate 50 years from now, young worker Ellen faces her first performance review. This milestone moment will change and possibly define her life forever. The praxis is fair, the praxis is consistent, and the praxis is for your own good. Welcome to the future of work.

Written by Michael Maiello

Directed by Indey Salvestro

Dramaturg: Steven Gaultney


Composer | Sound Designer |  S...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi continue the 2nd Annual Audio New Play Festival with a conversation with the NYC-based playwright of the upcoming audio play SUCCESS IN CONTEMPORARY CORPORATE PRAXIS, Michael Gural-Maiello.

Michael is a journalist, essayist, playwright, and author who held editorial positions at Forbes for 10 years and has also written for: Medium, Reuters, Goodreads News, Newsweek, The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The D...

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Whale Song is an immersive audio play experience that follows characters, SAM and ROCHELLE, and the crew of a research vessel; scouring the near-empty oceans in search of the last whales on the planet. The play is set fifty years from today in a world so badly ravaged by a climate catastrophe, the human race is being forced to evacuate Earth and start again on Mars. Whale Song explores emerging, present-day attitudes towards the un...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi start off the 2nd Annual Audio New Play Festival with a conversation with the Melbourne-based playwright of the upcoming audio play WHALE SONG, Frazer Shepherdson.

Frazer (he/him) is a writer and actor based in Melbourne, Australia. He has trained in performance extensively at several internationally recognized institutions, receiving his Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) from the Victorian College of the...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi speak with Mumbai-based actor Rytasha Rathore

Rytasha is a Mumbai-based actor and woman-in-progress. Stage, OTT, audio, documentaries - she does it all and is unafraid to be a jack of all trades and a master of at least one. Acting is her first love and she has to her credit several plays, most recently The Patchworks Ensemble's Shikaar directed by Sheena Khalid and Puja Sarup. Her on-screen credit...

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August 21, 2022 64 min

In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss The Taboos and Superstitions in the Theatre, how they all originally had practical reasons, and how the energy you give can be transferred to the performance and space.

To submit a question, please visit http://www.speakpipe.com/theatreofothers for voice recording or submit an email to podcast@theatreofothers.com Messages may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise

If you en...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss the trends and changes to theatre in New York City post-COVID with NYC-based playwright and dramaturg Steven Gaultney

Mentioned in this episode:

Queen of the South
TFANA
TDF
Today Tix
Shakespeare in the Park
Mother Courage
Oratorio for Living Things
Tree of Life
Dominique Morriseau's Confederates
Stori Ayers
Alice Childress' Wedding Band
Brittany Bradford
Classix
(Re)clamation Podcast
James Ijames Fa...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss questions and provocations by listeners Mark Nannup and Al Hafiz Sanusi about "dangerous" theater and how to define and redefine your niche as an actor.

Mentioned in this episode:

Jean-Guy Lecat
Humboldt Forum
"Make a Strong Choice"
Peter Brook
The Prisoner
Chan Harris
TOO Merch
The Actors Niche
Rummana Yamanie
1000 True Fans
Radiohead
Mat Kilau
Ms. Marvel
Birth of a Nation
Playwriting and Ad...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss Objectives. Or Intentions. Or Goals. Or Tasks. Or Zadacha. What is this foundational word we use in the Theatre, where did it come from, and does it mean what we think it means?

Mentioned in this episode:

Berghain
Elizabeth Hapgood
Zadacha
Anne's Blog Problem, Objective, Task
Christopher Bayes
Wesley Enoch
Argentina banning non-gendered language

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July 24, 2022 72 min

In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss the New York Times article When Paying your Dues doesn't Pay your Bills and how the "hustle" needs to be rethought.

Mentioned in this episode:

Niche pronunciation
When Paying Dues doesn't Pay the Rent
Lincoln Center Theater
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Patrice Chereau


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In this episode, Adam and Budi speak with Detroit Public Theatre's Managing Artistic Director Sarah Clare Corporandy.

An original founding member of DPT in 2015, Sarah Clare is a Michigan (Ypsilanti) native. After moving about the country to find the best places and ways to create live theater, she was called back home to Detroit (first figuratively, later literally). After training in both theater and voice at Hope College, sh...

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July 10, 2022 72 min

In this episode, Adam and Budi answer some listeners' questions about purposeful exclusion, losing yourself in a role, and documentary drama. Thanks to Chad O'Brien, Raiya Basalamah, and Rummana Yamanie for their great questions/provocations.

Mentioned in this episode:

Niche proper pronunciation
The Long Tail
Friday by Rebecca Black
Erwin Shah Ismail
Pavan J Singh
Nicholas Bloodworth
DV8's John
Lucas Hnath's Dana H
Jack Burm...

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July 3, 2022 70 min

In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss The Bully in the rehearsal room, whether it is a director or a fellow actor, how to recognize it, call it out, and take back a courageous space.

Mentioned in this episode:

TOO Merch
We See You
Joshua Waterstone
Theater's Sacred Monsters
Philippe Gaulier
Scott Rudin
Bruce Myers
The 4 Agreements

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss the Holes in Acting Training today, how the Stanislavski system has been shoehorned into shorter and shorter rehearsals disjointed from the body, and suggest a way forward getting back to nature and the somatic experience.

Mentioned in this episode:

Stacy Abrams
A Stange Loop
Roundabout Theatre
Taylor Barfield
Julian Elijah Martinez
Suzuki Tadashi
Koh Murobushi
"Point of Privilege"
TOO Merch

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss some common Actor's Dilemmas and answer questions from Kurt Pimblett, Mark Nannup, and Oscar Nava.

Mentioned in this episode:

Balthazar NYC
TOO Merch
Dial-up internet
CD
Cassette
Floppy Disk
Word Processor
Michael Shannon
2 Legit 2 Quit
Let Actors Act
Awkwafina
Iman Vellani

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss The Purposeful Exclusion and how your why should tell you who your work is actually for so that it can be inclusive to the community you intend

Mentioned in this episode:

Eddie Murphy and McDonald's
Cabbage Patch Kids
BabyLand General Hospital
Melbourne Theatre Company
The Necessary Stage
Classic Stage Company
Encores!
National Yiddish Theatre
Negro Ensemble Theatre
Fly Girls
Ma Yi Theatre
Harvey
Step...

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In this episode, Adam and Budi discuss Immersive Theatre and how the sensorial, haptic, and environmental nature leads to intimacy....or the worst theatre ever made.

Mentioned in this episode:

TOO Merch
Zips Sneakers
Waiting For Guffman
Pia Furtado
Slung Low
Slung Low's They Only Come at Night
Slung Low at SIFA
Prior Okolovich
Barzakh
Barzakh as Science Experiment
Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser
Mikhael Tara Garver
Become Immersed

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In this episode, Adam and Budi are joined by Sound Designer Jack Burmeister and Dramaturg Steven Gaultney to discuss and debrief after the performance of Kool-Aid and Wine

Mentioned in this episode:

Theatre for a New Audience
Alice Childress' Wedding Band
Mihaly Csikszentmialyi
Triple Dog Dare

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