Podcasts, Movies and More

My guest today, Trevor Valenzuela, is another former student of mine. As with most of the other students, we met when he took the acting I class. We have an extra connection through podcasting. He knows a lot about movies and it was fun talking with him about our mutual love of them. As youContinue reading “Podcasts, Movies and More”

Storytelling Magic

When Gabe and I met is a little unclear to us. It was most likely during a meeting with the Cochise Art Club. I was trying to dig up students to audition for Measure for Measure that I was planning on directing during the Spring semester 2018. I had seen him act in The GlassContinue reading “Storytelling Magic”

From Basketball to Theatre With A Little Romance Thown In

I have been privileged to have so many wonderful students over my years of teaching at Cochise College in southern Arizona. David was a student who wanted to try acting after having a sports career in high school. I’m so happy he walked into my acting class. It was a pleasure to watch David’s workContinue reading “From Basketball to Theatre With A Little Romance Thown In”

Musicals to the Visual and Aural Arts

I have been privileged to have so many wonderful students over my years of teaching at Cochise College in southern Arizona. Melissa is one of them. I love her enthusiasm and drive to make her dreams come true. We had some internet issues in the beginning of the podcast. I hope you will excuse themContinue reading “Musicals to the Visual and Aural Arts”

Story~Power ep. 05 Myths, Legends, and Complicated Writers pt. 2

Randy and I attended Graceland University, acted in plays together, and eventually both of us got theatre degrees. We haven’t seen each other in many years, but we keep in touch via social media. I was excited to talk with Randy since he’s a fellow writer. This is part two of a long conversation aboutContinue reading “Story~Power ep. 05 Myths, Legends, and Complicated Writers pt. 2”