Werking Artist

Werking Artist

Created and hosted by Melissa Crespo, Werking Artist is a podcast dedicated to working and thriving as a theater artist. Each episode features interviews with different artists facing everything from critics, climate change, parenting and more.... Show More

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October 21, 2019 45 min

Elaine Grogan Luttrall, a CPA and accredited financial counselor who runs Minerva Financial Arts, a company that helps creative individuals with the business and money side of their creativity, breaks down the ins and outs of a werking artist's wallet.

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October 14, 2019 49 min

Ryan Fogarty, a playwright who also works in development, helps de-mystify the grant seeking process along with tips for getting money that is meant for artists.

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October 6, 2019 53 min

Vid Guerrerio, Writer, breaks down the intersection of commerce and art, especially in the opera world.

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Zi Alikhan, Director, talks with Melissa about the pros and cons of MFA Programs in the Theater.

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September 23, 2019 46 min

David Harrell, Actor, Writer and Disability Advocate breaks down how performers with disabilities are viewed onstage and off.

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September 9, 2019 57 min

Sarah Ruhl, Playwright and Cassie da Costa, Critic, break down the state of criticism in the arts.

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Lear deBessonet, Founder of Public Works, and Tommy McGinn, Actor, continue our discussion about raising children--and caring for others in general-- while making theater.

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August 11, 2019 16 min

Melissa Crespo asks why do theater today, and what to expect Season 1

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