Off and On: A New York Theatre podcast

Artistic Director/Performer David Lozano stops by the podcast to talk about running a Latino theatre company in Dallas, Texas. We also talk about mask work, why the language taught at American universities can inhibit creativity, finding your audience and much more! Follow his company at

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Artistic Director/Playwright/Actor Michael Henry Harris stops by the podcast to talk about co-running a theatre for 10 years in New York. Moving to Atlanta, fearing that you were never good enough, being a father, and what he wants from theatre now. Support his theatre company Inviolet Theater at and sign up fro Second Monday Social

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Director Deena Selenow stops by the podcast to talk about finding the joy in the piece, why a director needs to find what an actor excels at, not choking the piece to death, growing up biracial, and why she loves being in the room. Check out her website

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Actor Ari Boyland stops by to talk about being a Power Ranger, working as a teenager in Television, being an actor in New Zealand, his work with Ammunition Theatre Company, and moving to L.A. to pursue his dream. Follow him on instagram at @arirayboy. 

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Stage Manager/Podcaster Liz Richards stops by the podcast to talk about what makes someone want to be a stage manager, the role of theatre in activism, theatre podcast land, growing up in Texas, and much more!

Direct download: Liz_Richards_Final.mp3
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Trevor Boffone stops by the pod to talk about his work on Howlround, the Latino Theater Commons, the 50 playwrights project, being white and being an activist for diversity, why larger companies can benefit from collaboration with smaller ones and much more!

Direct download: Trevor_Boffone_Final.mp3
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Actor/Director Michael Ray Escamilla stops by the pod to talk about what the differences are as an actor in New York and in Los Angeles, missing the stage, being present in your career, deciding to leave New York, and directing film. 

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Director Jess Chayes stops by the podcast to talk about bringing her play to Los Angeles from New York for the first time, creating a room where everyone has a voice, activism, her company The Assembly, marriage, her Jewish identity and more! Buy tickets to her play Homesick here

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Playwright Monet Hurst Mendoza stops by the podcast to talk about loving musicals, whether theatre should be run as a democracy or a dictatorship, discovering her identity later in life, working with Rising Circle Theater Collective, getting chosen to be a part of the Emerging Writers Group at The Public and more! Follow her @monetsimone

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Artistic Director Daniella Topol stops by the podcast to talk about being named the A.D. of Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, the comfort of having a home in New York, continuing on a legacy while creating your own, her early days as a director, and finding your voice in the room. Support the amazing work done at Rattlestick

Direct download: Daniella_Toppol_Final.mp3
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