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Why I‘ll Never Make It - An Actor‘s Journey
Why I‘ll Never Make It - An Actor‘s Journey
Patrick Oliver Jones

Fellow creatives share stories of setback and struggle in the performing arts. They open up about their own unique journeys and lessons... more

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Elaine Romanelli Battles Criticism and Self-Doubt as a Singer and Songwriter

Conversation with singer/songwriter Elaine Romanelli about her how she handles the self-doubts and criticism that come with being a performer.

21 Nov 2022 · 59 minutes
Jules Helm Explores Personal Growth and Self-Discovery On Stage and Off

Bettering Ourselves, Bettering Our Careers (Part One) - Conversation with Jules Helm, an actor and teacher, on the need for... more

14 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
Dena Hammerstein, from Actress & Writer to Producer & Founder of Only Make Believe (REWIND)

Encore presentation of a 2018 conversation with Dena Hammerstein, Broadway producer and founder of the children’s theater charity Only Make... more

07 Nov 2022 · 45 minutes
Joe DiPietro and How Theater Has Made a Difference in His Own Life and Others

Conversation with playwright and lyricist Joe DiPietro on his connection with the non-profit Only Make Believe as well as two... more

31 Oct 2022 · 51 minutes
Muriel Miguel and the Art of Story Weaving Her Native American Experiences

Conversation with theater director and Native American pioneer Muriel Miguel about her innovative technique of storyweaving in staged productions.

24 Oct 2022 · 48 minutes
Ricky Schroeder and Why Booking a Show Doesn’t Always Mean You’ve Booked the Show

Conversation with actor, singer, and dancer Ricky Schroeder as he shares stories of six particular shows that came and went... more

17 Oct 2022 · 47 minutes
Kate Baldwin Looks for Deeper Creative Purpose Than Just Performing 8 Times a Week

Tony-nominated Kate Baldwin talks about her life in theater and her struggle to find both meaning and purpose as an... more

10 Oct 2022 · 47 minutes
Marc Acito and the Steep Learning Curve from Theater Writer to Filmmaker

Conversation with writer and director Marc Acito about adapting the works of Lerner and Loewe, his novel How I Paid... more

26 Sep 2022 · 55 minutes
Steve Harper Talks About Non-Traditional Casting & Writing for Superheroes Like Stargirl

Conversation with actor, writer, producer Steve Harper on his difficult time in acting classes and learning to write for theater... more

19 Sep 2022 · 50 minutes
Daryl Eisenberg and the Evolving Role of the Casting Director in Stage and Screen

In-depth, behind-the-scenes conversation about the audition process with casting director Daryl Eisenberg of Eisenberg/Beans Casting in New York City.

12 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Why I‘ll Never Make It - An Actor‘s Journey
Elaine Romanelli Battles Criticism and Self-Doubt as a Singer and Songwriter
Why I‘ll Never Make It - An Actor‘s Journey