Tagged: Ellen Chorley

BONUS! nxtfstPodcast – Welcome to Nextfest!

Guests: Ellen Chorley & Maggie Baird
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
What It Is Podcast Theme performed by White Lightning
Contains Some Coarse Language

It’s a bonus ep from What It Is – during Nextfest 2017 visit nextfest.ca or follow along via the What It Is feed to stay up to date on everything Nextfest! In the first of our mini-sodes get the low-down on the huge festival and all of the amazing programming from the high-energy emerging artists of Edmonton, Alberta and Canada. In our first nxtfstPodcast ep we get the deets on the festival from newly appointed Festival Director Ellen Chorley and Festival Manager Maggie Baird. Get this ep in your ear holes and get down to Old Strathcona!

Ep 107: Forceful Fringe Promo 2016 Pt. 1

Guests: Ellen Chorley, David Rae, Dave DeGagné, Brad Gibbons & Erika Conway
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Contains Coarse Language

It’s here! It’s here! Our Forceful Fringe Promo Series has begun which means that the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is right around the corner. Get a head start by getting the lowdown on some shows that you can check out at the festival, plus, meet the guys responsible for creating those kick-ass posters you see all over Whyte Ave at this time of year. Meet creators and performers from Trail & Error, Send in the Girls, YEGDND, Thunderprov and Confessions of a Middle Aged Drama Queen. The planning of your Fringe festival starts here and now – get this ep in your ear holes!

Ep 103: Emerging Artist People

Guests: Leif Ingebrigtsen, Rebecca Sadowski, Rebecca Dust & Anne Heritage
With: Ellen Chorley & Chris W. Cook
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward
Contains coarse language

Nextfest 2016 has arrived! The guys reel in some of Nextfest’s artists for a discussion about their projects, the importance of the festival, our love of Edmonton arts and a rousing game of Artist’s Checklist. We hear about DND Musicals, Next Nextfest, young geniuses creating work about geniuses and Tom Waits inspired dance pieces. The artists of Edmonton are creative, funny and fascinating… there is no better place to hear about them than on this episode so get it in your ear holes!


Ep 92: XMas Special 2015

Guests: Simon Gorsak, Leif Ingebrigtsen & Ellen Chorley
With: Mari Chartier, Colton Taylor Thomas & Brian Bergum
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick

Grab a warm cup of cocoa or whatever it is you drink and toss this Christmas comfort in your ear holes. Visit Big Winter Cabin Studios with the What It Is crew and their holiday-time friends Simon, Leif and Ellen! Plus, your total bro CTT wants to takes on hateful rhetoric, Mari makes up for lost time, Simon dishes on his comedy-tour and Taylor makes the guests play a game – all underscored by an amazing musician. The Christmas joy meter is set to 10 – and all we need is for you to listen up! Merry Christmas, everyone!

Ep 86: Doug and Dan, Dudes

Guests: Doug Hoyer & Dan Taylor
With: Ellen Chorley
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick

Doug & Dan, dudes and dudettes! In this ep Taylor gets into it with Doug Hoyer about why he is leaving Edmonton and discusses performing comedy in an arena with Dan Taylor. Hear why music is best purchased on a bandana, why Dan hangs out with comedians and the boys try out a brand new game. Plus, filling in for #theatremari is Ellen Chorley with the local Arts News. Get it in those ear holes that you find on the side of your face!

Ep 83: Forceful Fringe Promo 2015 Pt.8

Guests: Antonia Lassar, Katie Dorian, Daniel Greenways, Mark Kenward, Susan Friedman, Byron Martin, Windy Wynazz, Eric Mortimer & Andrea House, Chris Bange, Ellen Chorley
With Colton Taylor Thomas
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick

Okay, after this one we promise we are done. It’s the final Forceful Fringe Promo of 2015! The guys had a blast meeting so many artists and forcing them to shamelessly promote their show. In this final ep we cover some amazing performances including: Post Traumatic Super Delightful, How Often Do I Dream?, Nantucket, Spilling Family Secrets, Life is a Musical, Here Lies Henry, Uncouth, Valentine’s Train, Breaking Bange and Princess Confidential: Familiar Melody. No more kidding around! Get yourself to #yegfringe and get this ep in your hearing holes.

Ep 49: Forceful Fringe Promo 2014 Pt.1

Guests: Ellen Chorley, Elisa Benzer, Alyson Dicey, Brendan Thompson & Michelle Kennedy
With Colton Taylor Thomas

It’s the first of our Forceful Fringe Promos for Fringed & Confused 2014! We chat with FIVE amazing Fringe artists about their shows, discuss our best “fringe advice” and as always each guest pitches their show to total-bro, Colton Taylor Thomas. Expect more promos to come before and during the Fringe festival.