Is This Podcast Ragu?

Is This Podcast Ragu?


Podcast 02

In which Adrienne and Jacob discuss authenticity in terms of original practices Shakespeare, Chinese New Year menus and theatre architecture. Essentially: what’s in the sauce.  iTunes | RSS

They also talk about:

  • whether the twins should look alike in Twelfth Night,
  • how the internet tracks our movements,
  • the relative merits of Google Hang-out vs. Skype,
  • the subjective nature of “productivity”,
  • the pleasures of anonymity,
  • favourite theatre spaces,
  • the best music for working,
  • the best podcasts for falling asleep to,
  • possible titles for this podcast,
  • taking toddlers to theatre, and
  • what constitutes an explicit rating on iTunes.

Things we mention:



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About the Authors

With firm footing in performing arts practice and community building, I'm curious and passionate about change, systems, and participation. I'm a producer and an artist. I value collaboration, efficiency, and resourcefulness. Currently Artistic Director of Kingston-based SpiderWebShow Performance, which includes co-curating and producing the Festival of Live Digital Art (FOLDA). During eight years as Artistic Producer of Neworld Theatre, I collaborated with colleagues to found PL 1422, a shared rehearsal and administration hub in East Vancouver, as well as shepherding the creation and production of over 80 live events – including a series of 11 "podplays" audio plays before podplays were cool. In 2015, I was the inaugural artist in residence on CBC Radio’s q based on my digital project The Apology Generator. My formal training is in arts creation and producing, and I have practical experience managing production projects, festivals, and special events. I'm functionally bilingual in English and French. I'm a parent, a gardener, a cook and have recently started running.
Jacob Zimmer is a director, writer, dramaturge and performer who has shown work across the country. Born in Cape Breton and growing up in Halifax, he now lives in Toronto. Along with founding Small Wooden Shoe, Jacob works in dance as a dramaturge with Dancemakers and in an on-going collaboration with choreographer Ame Henderson/Public Recordings.