Into the Fire at Burning Coal Theatre

The Burning Coal Theatre Company podcast series, hosted by Artistic Director Jerome Davis

Episode 26 - Cristina Bejan

November 7th, 2017

On this week's episode of Into the Fire, Jerry is joined by Cristina Bejan!


Episode 25: Kaley Morrison

October 31st, 2017

Joining us to kick off our first podcast of the 2017 - 2018 season is our freshly-appointed Education Director, Kaley Morrison! 


Episode 24: Diana McQueen

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!


Episode 23: Alec Donaldson

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!


Episode 22: Alex Tobey

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!


Episode 21: Danielle Long

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!


Episode 20 - Karen Wells

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!


Episode 19: Sarah Hankins and Tom McCleister

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!

HEISENBERG runs through February 5th! For tickets, call us at 919-834-4001, or click here!


Episode 18: Emily Ranii

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!


Episode 17: David Aspnes

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!