July 24th, 2017
On this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by Diana McQueen to discuss her new company (McQueen and Company) and its recent inaugural production of Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, her transition from actor to producer, as well as the upswell of exciting new companies we've seen recently in the Triangle!
July 19th, 2017
On this episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by incoming Board President of Burning Coal Theatre Company Alec Donaldson for a discussion of his history with Burning Coal Theatre, the arts, and the state of the arts in North Carolina and the Triangle!
June 7th, 2017
On this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by The Greeks director Alex Tobey! Join us for a discussion of the work and vision behind Burning Coal's staging of Sophocles' enduring tragedies, as well as some critical insight into the world of professional directing!
April 15th, 2017
On this edition of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by Danielle Long, who is currently featured in Burning Coal's production of Marco Ramirez's The Royale! Join us for a discussion of Danielle's history with the arts, her path to acting, lawyering, and back again, and the nature of producing and performing in political works of theatre!
March 21st, 2017
Just in time for Arts Day 2017! On this episode of Into the Fire we're joined by ARTS North Carolina Executive Director Karen Wells. Join us for a discussion of her history with the arts, what brought her to North Carolina, as well as a deeper dive into the nature of arts funding and development at the local and state level!
January 31st, 2017
On this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by the cast of Heisenberg (Sarah Hankins and Tom McCleister) to talk about working and acting in the space of Burning Coal Theatre, their experiences working in film, television, and theatre, what led them to become actors, how they approach their craft, their work with director Emily Ranii, and exploring the unique physicalities of their characters!
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January 13th, 2017
On this episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by Heisenberg director Emily Ranii to discuss Emily's history with Burning Coal Theatre (and Theatre more broadly), and dive into the science, the metaphor, and the characters behind Simon Stephens' Heisenberg!
January 5th, 2017
Welcome back to Into the Fire! On this week's episode, Jerry is joined by NC State University physicist David Aspnes to discuss the history of scientific discovery, the science behind our upcoming play, Heisenberg and the Uncertainty Principle, and the relationship between science, physics, and the arts!
December 13th, 2016
In this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry and the entire cast of Written on the Heart are joined via Skype by the playwright: David Edgar, discussing the origins and inspirations of Written on the Heart, as well as some specific questions from the cast!
December 6th, 2016
In this week's episode, Jerry is joined by Written on the Heart production dramaturgs Marshall Botvinick and Jackson Cooper to discuss the nature of dramaturgy here and abroad, and the role of the dramaturg in the rehearsal process!