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Dam the Distance with Oregon State University Theatre

Nov 20, 2020

This week Liz chats with Hanna Foshay the student dramaturg of the forthcoming production of A Christmas Carol. Hanna shares her fascinating research about Charles Dickens, the history of Christmas traditions, and the beloved holiday tale that has been cherished for generations.

A Christmas Carol will be available for...


Nov 13, 2020

This week Liz interviews the incredibly talented and accomplished award-winning sound designer, educator, and arts envoy to the U.S. Department of State Sharath Patel. Sharath shares his story and talks about his artistic process and passion for all things sound. Find out more about Sharath and his incredible career by...


Oct 30, 2020

Liz interviews LA based stand-up comedian, actor, writer, podcaster, and world’s biggest Chuck Norris fan, Yashar Kafi.  Yashar’s  journey began as a young Kung-Fu movie fan from Iran who made the decision to study law in the UK and the United States. While at the University of Oregon, Yashar discovered his...


Oct 23, 2020

This week Liz interviews Matt Davis, production manager at the Philadelphia Theatre Company. Matt is a graduate of Yale Drama, an experienced production manager and technical director, and the author of Intellectual Property for Producing Theatres. Learn more about Matt at


Oct 16, 2020

This week Liz interviews scenic designer Alan Schwanke. Alan is based in Oregon and works nationally as a scenic designer. They chat about his inspiration, process, and making a life in the theatre. Check out Alan's work here: http://www.aeschwanke.com/

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