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Learn from Leading Industry Professionals!

The Appell Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Appell Center Master Series: Interviews with Leading Industry Professionals in Music, Theatre, and Dance. Spearheaded by our education department, join us every Friday through August 2020, for a brand-new interview with a Performing Arts professional! Our Master Series is perfect for anyone interested in pursuing a career in the arts! Episodes will be posted on our YouTube and Facebook pages each Friday


Director of Education Gregory Lauer brings you Behind the Scenes: Careers in the Arts, which focuses on a variety of careers in the arts ranging from tenured educators to longtime performers and conductors.



Performing Arts Teacher Tom Ryan is behind Bottled Up: The Art of Tapping In. Interviews with artists, curators, and administrators at the top of their fields.




Dance Teacher Shianne Williams-Brown hosts Relevé: How Dancers Rose to the Top, showcasing the life and stories of dancers with focuses ranging from ballet to contemporary.





Behind the Scenes: Careers in the Arts Bottled Up: The Art of Tapping In Relevé: How Dancers Rose to the Top

Green Room Gossip: An Appell Center Podcast

If you are enjoying our Master Series, check out our in-house podcast, Green Room Gossip: Offbeat Interviews at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts!


Our interviews are casual, clean, and much like a conversation amongst friends, with questions you won't get elsewhere. Hard-hitting topics like superhero powers, desert island jams, guilty pleasures, and more!


Binge all our episodes out now including interviews with: Paula Poundstone, The Lone Bellow, Darlingside, The Wood Brothers, Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood, America's Got Talent Winner Preacher Lawson, Stephen Kellogg, Tyrone Wells, Black Violin, Yonder Mountain String Band, Terry Fator, JJ Grey & Mofro, The Second City, and many more!


Green Room Gossip is available on ALL podcast platforms.

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