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New Manifest Theatre Podcast

New Manifest Theatre Podcast

By New Manifest Theatre Company
Welcome to the New Manifest Theatre podcast! We will take you behind- the-scenes of our upcoming production as well as highlight other theatre production in our Austin community. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatreLearn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.orgNew Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre.
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Interview with BLKS director Faith Anderson
On Today's podcast, Eva McQuade chats with Faith Anderson about life, work, theatre, and New Manifest's upcoming production of BLKS by Aziza Barnes.  Follow New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:20:22
May 06, 2022
2022 Season with Producing Artistic Director, Simone Alexander
Our podcast host, Eva McQuade is back!!! She talks with our Producing Artistic Director, Simone Alexander, about what we have planned for New Manifest Theatre's 2022 Season.  Follow New Manifest Theatre at @newmanifesttheatre on Instagram and our website newmanifest.org
01:12:12
April 08, 2022
Interview with Minifest director Elisa Regulski
On today's podcast, Eva McQuade talks with Minifest director and NMTC ensemble founding member Elisa Regulski and her work in Minifest, her experiences in theatre, and her love for music. Rate, Review, and Subscribe. Follow New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org Get your tickets TODAY for Manifest Minifest, the third annual short play festival.
01:02:09
October 13, 2021
Interview with director and performer Eliza Renner
On today's podcast, Eva McQuade talks with Minifest director and interdisciplinary artist Eliza Renner and her work in Minifest, her artistic practice, and the future of theatre.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe.  Follow New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org Get your tickets TODAY for Manifest Minifest, the third annual short play festival. 
01:02:46
October 11, 2021
Interview with playwright Sandy Lam
On today's podcast, host Eva McQuade talks to Minifest playwright Sandy Lam about how she started playwrighting and her play Twitter Feed in this year's Manifest Minifest short play festival.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe.  Follow New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:03:04
October 08, 2021
Interview with playwright Rita Anderson
On today's episode host, Eva McQuade, talks with playwright Rita Anderson about the importance of writing and community during the pandemic and generational representation.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe.  Follow New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:14:36
October 01, 2021
Interview with Playwright Cris Eli Blak
On today's podcast episode Eva McQuade chats with playwright, Cris Eli Blak, about his relationship to theatre and writing!  Rate, Review, Subscribe!  Follow us at newmanifesttheatre.org
01:17:55
September 24, 2021
Interview with Ezequiel González Camaño
Today our host, Eva McQuade, talks to Minifest playwright Ezequiel González Camaño about playwriting, theatre, and his play freshwater grass.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe.  Follow everything about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org 
58:41
September 17, 2021
Interview with Mia King and Simone Alexander- Behind the Scenes of Minifest Selections
Today, our host and NMT ensemble member, Eva McQuade talks with NMT Ensemble Member, Mia King and NMT Founder and Producing Artistic Director, Simone Alexander. They chat about being flexible during a pandemic and optimistic about how opportunities happen in theatre. We discuss Newsies, visas, college experiences and Minifest in this topic filled conversation. Rate, Review, and Subscribe. Follow everything about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:17:02
September 10, 2021
Interview with Indiia Wilmott
Today, our host and NMT ensemble member, Eva McQuade talks with NMT Board Member, Indiia Wilmott. They talk about the future of theatre in Austin, what inspires their creativity and there is some singing too! Rate, Review, and Subscribe. Follow everything about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:24:36
July 31, 2021
Conversation with NMT Board Member Marcus McQuirter
Today, our host and NMT ensemble member, Eva McQuade talks with NMT Board Member, Marcus McQuirter. They talk about how and why Marcus got involved with New Manifest Theatre and the theatre industry as a whole.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe.  Follow everything about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org
01:22:11
July 10, 2021
NMT Artistic Associates Elisa Regulski and Faith Anderson
In today's episode our host, Eva McQuade, chats with New Manifest Theatre Artistic Associates; Marketing Chair, Elisa Regulski and Ensemble Chair, Faith Anderson. They talk about the future of New Manifest, Austin Texas Theatre, and the Theatre industry.  Rate, Review, and Subscribe!  Follow us @newmanifesttheatre and on our website at newmanifest.org
01:27:20
June 25, 2021
Season 2 with our host, Eva McQuade
The New Manifest Theatre Podcast is BACK!!!  Today we are with our newest host and New Manifest ensemble member, Eva McQuade, and Producing Artistic Director/Founder, Simone Raquel Alexander.  Rate, Review and Subscribe newmanifesttheatre.org
25:43
June 11, 2021
Interdisciplinary artistry with Florinda Bryant
We are back and highlighting members of our Black artist community here in Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with interdisciplinary artist, Florinda Bryant about her artistry and advocacy.  Check out Florinda this weekend in the third annual Futurx Festival, FuturX 2020: Entra al Laberinto. For more information about the show and tickets visit www.vortex.org Instagram:@newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre and newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre. 
32:15
November 13, 2020
Playwright Kristiana Rae Colón
Hello and Welcome to the New Manifest Theatre Podcast! I am Simone Alexander, the Producing Artistic Director of New Manifest Theatre and your host. This month New Manifest is presenting our Manifest Minifest annual short play festival September 24-26! This years festival is highlighting 4 playwrights and 4 artist workshops. Today on the podcast we are talking with one of our Minifest playwrights Kristiana Rae Colon the writer of Covenant. In this episode Kristiana and I talk about her artistry, activism, and motherhood. Just an FYI for our listeners, you can sometimes hear dogs barking and children playing in our backgrounds.
52:42
September 23, 2020
Playwright Andra Hunter
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest Ensemble Member, Eva McQuade. This month New Manifest is presenting our Manifest Minifest annual short play festival September 24-26! This years festival is highlighting 4 playwrights and 4 artist workshops. Today on the podcast we are talking with one of our Minifest playwrights, Andra Hunter the writer of Maude.
50:06
September 18, 2020
Playwright Cris Eli Blak
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest Ensemble Member, Faith Anderson. This month New Manifest is presenting our Manifest Minifest annual short play festival September 24-26! This years festival is highlighting 4 playwrights and 4 artist workshops. Today on the podcast we are talking with one of our Minifest playwrights, Cris Eli Blak the writer of Boy.
31:24
September 11, 2020
Playwright Katie Svatek
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest Producing Artistic Director, Simone Alexander. This month New Manifest is presenting our Manifest Minifest annual short play festival September 24-26! This years festival is highlighting 4 playwrights and 4 artist workshops. Today on the podcast we are talking with one of our Minifest playwrights, Katie Svatek the writer of Flat Hens Don't Lay Eggs Or How the Chicken Crossed the Road.
43:04
September 04, 2020
Community Building and Artistry with Indiia Wilmott
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest Producing Artistic Director, Simone Alexander. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with actor, director and teaching artist Indiia Wilmott about interdisciplinary artistry, community building, and producing in Austin. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre
28:56
August 28, 2020
Creating Art with Zell Miller III
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest ensemble member, Faith Anderson. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with the Austin Arts Hall of Fame Artist Zell Miller III about producing, playwriting, and his work as an interdisciplinary artist in Austin. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre
30:25
August 21, 2020
Conversation with playwright-performer Taji Senior, director Si Mon' Emmet, and choreographer Sade M. Jones
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest ensemble member, Faith Anderson. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with playwright-performer Taji Senior, director Si Mon' Emmet, and choreographer Sade M. Jones about collaborating during a pandemic and Salvage Vanguard's upcoming production of “amendment: the birth of an american myth, or the slow sipping of a peacock tea”. August 21st LIVESTREAM August 22nd & 23rd DRIVE- IN PERFORMANCES Rogge Ranch House 3506 Rogge Ln | ATX 78723 *reservations required STREAMING & TICKET INFO COMING SOON!  www.salvagevanguard.org, for the latest updates. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre  Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org  New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre.
54:35
August 07, 2020
Playwriting with Lisa B. Thompson
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest ensemble member, Faith Anderson. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with Lisa B. Thompson about her artistic process and scholarship, her current play Dinner and upcoming book release. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre.
39:41
July 31, 2020
Producing and Playwriting with Jeanette Hill
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest ensemble member, Faith Anderson. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with Jeanette Hill about producing, playwriting, and her production company JWHill Productions. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre.
35:27
July 24, 2020
Producing Theatre with Jeremy Rashad Brown
Our host for today's podcast is New Manifest ensemble member, Faith Anderson. In our next several podcasts, we will be highlighting members of our Black artist community here is Austin, Texas. Today we are talking with Jeremey Rashad Brown about producing and his production company Brown Boy Productions. Instagram: @newmanifesttheatre Learn more about New Manifest Theatre at newmanifest.org New Manifest Theatre is dedicated to reflecting our collective human experiences through inclusive storytelling in contemporary theatre.
35:10
July 17, 2020
The Realness Reunion
New Manifest ensemble member Elisa Regulski interviews the cast of our inaugural production, The Realness: A Break Beat Play by Idris Goodwin. Actors Ashley Hazzard, AJ Reyes, Hollis Edwards, Khali Sykes, and Justin Whitener reminisce about their...
25:49
April 23, 2020
Hiatus and Quarantine Content
We are on a minor hiatus because of social distancing and quarantining during concerns over COVID-19. We wanted to share some free content that we have: Writing a play or performance piece? Submit to Manifest Minifest, our 2nd annual short play...
01:59
March 19, 2020
Meet the Cast: Oktavea Williams, Eva McQuade, Bianca Ibarra, and Antora DeLong
Our host, New Manifest ensemble member, Ashley Hazzard, talks with member of the cast of the Texas premiere of good friday by Kristiana Rae Colón. We hear about behind-the-scenes of the show and rehearsal process from Oktavea Williams, Eva McQuade,...
36:03
March 12, 2020
A conversation with playwright Kristiana Rae Colón and the production team of good friday
Our host, New Manifest ensemble member, Ashley Hazzard, talks with member of the production team of the Texas premiere of good friday by Kristiana Rae Colón. We hear about behind-the-scenes of the show and production process from playwright Kristiana...
28:01
March 05, 2020
Meet the Cast of good friday: Emma Galbraith, Eliza Renner, Payton Russell and Faith Anderson
Our host, New Manifest ensemble member, Ashley Hazzard, talks with member of the cast of the Texas premiere of good friday by Kristiana Rae Colon. We hear about behind-the-scenes of the show and rehearsal process from Emma Galbraith, Eliza Renner,...
38:42
February 27, 2020
Friends of the Theatre: SaulPaul's Alien Adventure
Friends of the Theatre: SaulPaul's Alien Adventure
42:05
February 19, 2020
Meet Simone Alexander, Producing Artistic Director of New Manifest Theatre
Our host, New Manifest ensemble member, Ashley Hazzard, shares community updates and has a conversation with Simone Alexander, Producing Artistic Director of New Manifest Theatre. Ashley and Simone talk about how New Manifest was created and what is in...
32:14
February 13, 2020
Trailer: Welcome to the New Manifest Theatre Podcast
Welcome to the New Manifest Theatre podcast! Our host, New Manifest ensemble member, Ashley Hazzard, will take you behind- the-scenes of our upcoming productions as well as highlight other theatre production in our Austin community. Instagram:...
00:58
February 09, 2020