Tagged: Taylor Chadwick

Ep 131: Forceful Fringe Promo 2017 Pt. 2

Guests: Ricardo Espinoza, Andrew Ritchie, Dion Arnold, Adam Schwartz, Josh Langdoc, Shanni Pinkerton & Darrell Portz & Maria Colonescu, Maria Colonescu & Derek Kaye, Lesley Carlberg, Nathaniel Dunaway, Stuart McDougall, Braydon Dowler-Coltman & Matt Skopyk, Gianna Read-Skelton & Damon Pitcher, Willie Banfield & Cliff Kelly, Rebecca Merkley
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
With Colton Taylor Thomas
Sound Engineer: Brian Bergum

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is back and we were back in the Fringe Beer Tent talking to the artists of the festival. Meet artists from Edmonton, Canada and beyond in part two of three of our Forceful Fringe Promos. What It Is provides the artists with the chance to discuss their work in a casual manor before making them share their elevator pitch with Colton Taylor Thomas for the coveted CTT Stamp of Approval (trademark). Don’t waste any time – you’ve only got a few more days and 220 different plays to check out. Get this ep in your ear holes and get to the Edmonton Fringe!

Ep 130: Forceful Fringe Promo 2017 Pt 1

Guests: Allie Pedden & Brooklyn Rowe, Holly Von Sinn, Arabella Alure, Nona & Squee (Neelam Chattoo & Amy Chow), Adam Bailey, Robyn Slack & Joshua Lee Coss, Joel Taras & Owen Bishop, Liam Creswick & James Ross, Madge (Dave Rae), Nathan Eveneshen, Paul Blinov & Marguerite Lawler, Caitlyn Goruck, Sue Goberdahn & Michael Vetsch & Chris Weymouth, Brayden Scobie & Tessa Simpson
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
With Colton Taylor Thomas
Sound Engineer: Brian Bergum

The Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival is back and we were back in the Fringe Beer Tent talking to the artists of the festival. Meet artists from Edmonton, Canada and beyond in part one of three of our Forceful Fringe Promos. What It Is provides the artists with the chance to discuss their work in a casual manor before making them share their elevator pitch with Colton Taylor Thomas for the coveted CTT Stamp of Approval (trademark). Don’t waste any time – you’ve only got a few more days and 220 different plays to check out. Get this ep in your ear holes and get to the Edmonton Fringe!

Ep 129: It’s Frickin’ Found Fest

Guests: Beth Dart, Julie Ferguson & Lady Vanessa Cardona
With: Colton Taylor Thomas & #theatremari
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music by Josh Woodward
Contains some coarse language

What will you find in this new ep? You’ll find a lively, serious, silly and energized discussion about Common Ground Art Society’s latest edition of Found Fest – a site specific/sympathetic/generic festival celebrating theatre and performance right in your hood! Taylor chats with Artistic Producer Beth Dart who is in charge of getting this fest together and artists Julie (NuiBoi) and Lady Vanessa about their inclusive and personal new pieces of theatre happening in spaces you’ve totally been to. CTT is in the hizay, #theatremari stops by, and we even squeeze in a round of Good, Bad, Ugly Advice. Get this ep in your ear holes and take in Found fest 2017!

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!

BONUS! Podcasting Your Passion – North West Fest LunchPod

Recorded May 8 2017 @ The Needle Vinyl Tavern
Curated by Fawnda Mithrush of North West Fest 2017
Panelists: Taylor Chadwick, Erika Ensign, Steven Schapansky
Recorded by Castria

Presented as part of the LunchPod Series at North West Fest 2017, Taylor Chadwick of What It Is hosts a panel discussion on Podcasting Your Passion with Erika Ensign of Beginner’s Puck and Steven Schapansky of Hockey Feels. The crew discuss their passion projects podcasts, why Edmontonians love hockey and the arts. Can the two compliment each other? Is our city too sports focused? Do we know the value of the arts? Check out the great discussion as part of North West Fest 2017!

Ep 128: Good… But

Guests: Eva Foote & Karen Unland
With #theatremari
Songs perfromed by Eva Foote
Creative Commons Music by Josh Woodward
Contains Coarse Language

This is ep is totally good… but actually it’s great! Taylor sits down with songstress (with a dress made of snakes), Eva Foote and The Fairy God Mother of Edmonton Podcasts (who can only be set to boil), Karen Unland. Plus, #theatremari joins the crew for an awesome conversation about moving away, keeping yourself busy, dream podcast projects and a hot round of The Good The Bad and The Ugly Advice. We also hear some tunes from Eva and get the details on some Edmonton-based event in a round of The Arts News. Waste no time and get this ep in your ear holes for so much Edmonton arts & podcast goodness.

Ep 127: Docs and Robbers

Guests: Fawnda Mithrush and Trevor Schmidt, Matthew Lindholm & Amanda Neufeld
With Brian Bergum & Ainsley Hillyard
Hosted by Taylor Chadwick
Creative Commons Music from Josh Woodward
Contains Some Coarse Language

The theatre season is winding down and that means that festival season is winding up! We cover the International Documentary & New Media Festival North West Fest with Fawnda Mithrush who made some room in the fest for podcasters like us! Then, we get into personal stories with Trevor Schmidt, Matthew Lindholm and Amanda Neufeld while discussing NLT’s new production Bonnie & Clyde: The Two Person, Six Gun Musical. As always, we give you an update on other cool events to check out in Edmonton. It’s a timely ep and these events will soon be gone so get this ep in your ear holes!