Words of Wisdom

Words of Wisdom


SWS Podcast 07

Jacob and Adrienne talk about advice. iTunes | RSS

How to teach toddlers about healthy sexuality. What would we tell young artists at the beginning of their careers. The differences between radio and podcasting. The difference between ‘form’ and ‘format’ and ‘structure’. What is the social function of sadnessWe apologize for the quality of Jacob’s mic. He forgot his good mic at home. It won’t happen again.


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We didn’t get to this, but here’s a good read. Our friend Dustin Harvey gives himself advice.




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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.