House of Bankerd's State of the Arts Podcast

House of Bankerd's State of the Arts Podcast
House of Bankerd’s State of the Arts Podcast is a podcast dedicated to supporting community arts in the State of Maryland. Each week host Lance Bankerd sits down with a different artist, whether it be an actor, director, musician, comedian, TV personal?

S2 E9 Submersive Productions
Sep 18, 2018 • 61 min
Our intrepid trio visits with Submersive Productions inside their home base at The Peale. We talk about their unique immersive subversive style and specifically about “The Institute of Visionary History and the Archives of the Deep Now. Episode 1”…
S2 E7 - Laura Benson
Jul 19, 2018 • 85 min
Our intrepid trio sits down with extraordinary artist Laura Benson!
S2 E6 - James Ling
Jul 12, 2018 • 76 min
The HOB crew visits with Model and Actor James Ling!
S2 E5 - Leah Sarah Bassett
Jul 6, 2018 • 79 min
We visit the artistic nerve center of the amazingly talented Leah Sarah Bassett
S2 E4 - Bunny Vicious
Jun 27, 2018 • 69 min
We are back again this time with Miss Bunns of Steele herself, Bunny Vicious! We talk burlesque, Rocky Horror, Slutty Times and more!
S2 E3 - Mike Moran
Jun 22, 2018 • 78 min
We sit down with local comedian, Mike Moran. We talk about life time supplies, comedy, cookies and much much more!
S2 E2 - The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety at Cohesion Theatre Company
Jun 11, 2018 • 74 min
We sit down with the cast of The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety at Cohesion Theatre Company before their final weekend June 15th-17th 2018.
S2 E1 - Scott Frias
Jun 7, 2018 • 100 min
Season 2 Kicks of with the mind behind MetaPainting and 4ourFlights Scott Frias!
58 - Patrick Stork
Nov 4, 2017 • 69 min
57 - Dance Baltimore
Oct 28, 2017 • 74 min
56 - Barbara Bustard
Oct 21, 2017 • 60 min
55 - Johnny Daggers
Oct 14, 2017 • 78 min
54 - Scarlet Angel
Oct 7, 2017 • 107 min
53 - Bill Jameson
Sep 30, 2017 • 63 min
52 - Radiation Puppy
Sep 23, 2017 • 80 min
51 - Ian Gallanar
Sep 16, 2017 • 90 min
50 - Bruce Nelson
Sep 9, 2017 • 71 min
Episode 50 with Bruce R. Nelson is live now! We talked about his history, his work with Everyman Theatre, their upcoming production of M. Butterfly and much more! Enjoy!
49 - Tim Kaye
Aug 26, 2017 • 58 min
48 - Cord Neal
Aug 19, 2017 • 65 min
Episode 48 with Cord Neal is live now! We had a wonderful talk about his time with Censored, Machine, The Martians, The Bruno Martians, Prestige Worldwide and more! Enjoy!
47 - Jordan Friend Returns
Aug 12, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 47 with the returning Jordan Friend of 4615 Theatre Company is live now! We had an in depth discussion of 4615’s recent summer rep of The Lion in Winter and King John. Please enjoy this enlightening discussion!
46 - Havre de Grace Arts Collective
Aug 1, 2017 • 54 min
Episode 46 with Rebecca Jessop and Sue Nappi of The Havre de Grace Arts Collective is live now! We discuss the art scene in Havre de Grace, the opening of The Cultural Center at the Opera House, and much more! Enjoy!
45 - Suzanne Chadwick
Aug 1, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 45 with Suzanne S. Chadwick is live now! Mike and Lance talk with Suzanne about her work as an opera singer, teacher and much more! Enjoy!
44 - Imbued
Jul 23, 2017 • 82 min
Episode 44 with Imbued is live now! This week Mike and Lance sat down with members of Imbued and discussed the band’s formation, the cutting of their recent ep, and more!
43 - This Charming Knife
Jul 16, 2017 • 74 min
Episode 43 with This Charming Knife is live now! Mike and Lance sat down with the band discussing their formation, their histories and more. Plus they brought along 5 songs for us to check out! Enjoy!
42 - Natasha Cooper
Jun 28, 2017 • 55 min
Episode 42 with Natasha Cooper of The Dance Conservatory is live now! Lance and Mike talked with Natasha about growing up performing, her work as a dance educator and so much more!
41 - Mandy Gunther
Jun 21, 2017 • 52 min
Episode 41 with Mandy Gunther is live now! Mandy is the creative force behind TheatreBloom, Lance and Mike talked with her about her work as a theatre critic, Baltimore theatre, murder mysteries, improv, Australia and more!
40 - Jack Chamberlain
Jun 14, 2017 • 59 min
Episode 40 with Jack Chaimberlain is live now! Jack has been a staple of Baltimore Actor’s Theatre for 25 years, most famously as the Master Toymaker in their annual production of Babes in Toyland. Jack is an extraordinary human who just announced…
39 - Dan Houtz
Jun 7, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 39 with Dan Houtz is Live now! This episode we talk with singer songwriter Dan Houtz about his work with Through The Wake, Think Again, and his Start Something Songwriter’s Showcases. Enjoy!
38- Hunt a Killer
May 31, 2017 • 55 min
Episode 38 with Hunt A Killer is live now! We talked with Derrick Smith and Adam R Mueller about their subscription boxes, enormous immersive events and the true crime phenomenon. Enjoy!
37 - Promenade: Baltimore
May 24, 2017 • 74 min
This week we had a great interview with Hungarian director Martin Boross who is bringing a very interesting type of theatre here to Baltimore! The show is called Promenade and it will be at Single Carrot Theatre in June! Episode 37 with Martin Boross…
36 - Christine Thomas-O’Meally
May 19, 2017 • 57 min
35 - Rob Lovett
May 17, 2017 • 62 min
Episode 35 with Robert P Lovett is live now! We talked about his work for The Great Space Coaster, 54 Space Corps, Pop’s Place and more. Rob is a lovely human with a great story, sit back and enjoy!
34 - Kim Yates & Trixie
May 10, 2017 • 100 min
Episode 34 with Kim Yates and Trixie is live now! In one of our wildest interviews yet we talked about Scarlet Angel, Kim’s Krypt, Kim’s Krypt Kampout Trixie’s Revenge! and much more! Enjoy the episode!
33 - Sarah “Flash” Gorman
May 3, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 33 with Sarah Gorman is Live now! We talked with Sarah about her work in Theatre, her podcast Instant Screaming and her band Queen Wolf. Enjoy!
32 - Brandon T. Gorin
Apr 26, 2017 • 90 min
Episode 32 with Brandon T. Gorin is now live! We talked about comedy, monster trucks, theatre and so much more. Enjoy!
31 - Meg Bowen
Apr 19, 2017 • 60 min
Episode 31 with Meg Bowen is live Now! We had a wonderful conversation about her work in radio, as a singer/songwriter and so much more! Enjoy!
30 - Brian Comotto
Apr 12, 2017 • 62 min
Episode 30 with Brian Comotto is Live Now! We talked with Brian about his career as an Emmy award winning musician, composer and educator. Enjoy!
29 - George Stover
Apr 5, 2017 • 69 min
Episode 29 with George Stover is Live Now! We talked with George about working with John Waters, his work on independent films and so much more! Enjoy!
28 - Sareva Racher
Mar 29, 2017 • 72 min
Episode 28 with casting director Sareva Racher is now live! We had a wonderful conversation about Sareva’s career as a casting director as well as some advice for those looking to audition for film, tv, and commercials.
27 - Max Garner
Mar 22, 2017 • 73 min
Episode 27 is Live Now! This week we sat down with Max Garner of Rapid Lemon Productions. We talked about his history in Baltimore Theatre, The Variations Project, the founding of Rapid Lemon, and so much more!
26 - David Snowden
Mar 15, 2017 • 94 min
Episode 26 with David Snowden of David Snowden Promotions, Inc. is live now! From running Fan Clubs, to Merchandising, to Managing Bands, David has lived an incredible life and he shared stories about KISS, Alice Cooper, Joan Jett and more! Enjoy!
25 - Joe Buccheri
Mar 8, 2017 • 78 min
Episode 25 with Joe Buccheri is live now! We had an extraordinary conversation with Joe about his life and career in radio here and on the west coast, interactions with Joni Mitchell and Jethro Tull and so much more! Enjoy!
24 - Bob Denton
Mar 1, 2017 • 107 min
Episode 24 with Bob Denton of Milburn Stone Theatre is live now! We had a delightful conversation with Bob, talking about his work as Technical Director, Set Designer, Podcast Host, his upcoming projects and so much more! Enjoy!
23 - Megan Wills
Feb 22, 2017 • 94 min
Episode 23 with Megan Wills of Charm City Comedy Project is now live! We had a delightful conversation with Megan about The Past Present and future of the Comedy Project, the ins and outs of improv, and so much more! Enjoy!
22 - Mark Briner
Feb 8, 2017 • 128 min
Episode 22 with Mark Briner is live now! This week we sat down with director, performer and costume designer Mark Briner, we got so caught up we talked for nearly 2 hours, and that time just flew by in this enjoyable conversation! Enjoy!
21 - Brett Bean (Brett The Irish Com’Mc)
Feb 1, 2017 • 80 min
We are back from our belated Holiday Break with Episode 21! This week we sit down with Brett Bean aka Brett the Irish Com’Mc We did two interviews with Brett, the first, in character, was deemed “too hot for State of the Arts” so we brought him…
20 - HGL Productions
Jan 17, 2017 • 129 min
This week we welcome Kevin and Brian Chilcoat of HGL Productions! The brothers tell stories of their various film and commercial projects, and Kevin tells us about his new comic, “Knight in the Snake Pit”.
19 - Valerie Lash
Jan 10, 2017 • 65 min
Episode 19 with the incomparable Valerie Lash is now live! Valerie is the dean of the Arts and Humanities Division at Howard Community College, a professor of theatre,the founding artistic director of Rep Stage and the executive producer of Arts…
18 - Genevieve de Mahy
Jan 3, 2017 • 69 min
Episode 18 with Genevieve de Mahy Artistic Director of Single Carrot Theatre is live now! We had a wonderful conversation about the founding of Single Carrot, why they chose Baltimore, their many projects and much more! Enjoy!
17 - Mandee Ferrier Roberts
Dec 27, 2016 • 62 min
Episode 17 with Mandee Ferrier Roberts is Live Now! For the final episode of 2016 we sit down with our good friend, composer, pianist, and music director Mandee Ferrier Roberts. We had a great time reminiscing about past collaborations and talking…
16 - Kimberley Lynne
Dec 20, 2016 • 56 min
Episode 16 with our good friend Kimberley Lynne is now live! We talk about Kimberley’s work a writer, teacher, theatrical producer, director, actor, scenic designer, and so much more! Enjoy!
15 - Tad Janes
Dec 13, 2016 • 67 min
Episode 15 with Tad Janes of Maryland Ensemble Theatre is Live Now! For the second leg of our Frederick road trip with sat down with Tad at the MET facility after our all access tour. We talked about MET’s Past, Present, and Future, The Comedy Pigs…
14 - Eric Sokel-ROX Magazine
Dec 6, 2016 • 68 min
This week we were visited by Eric Sokel, owner and publisher of ROX magazine. From 1988-1995 ROX magazine was the place to read about the Mid-Atlantic rock scene. Now, in 2016 it is being revived as a website! Listen as Mike and Eric reminisce about the…
13 - Tyde-Courtney Edwards
Nov 29, 2016 • 55 min
Episode 13 with Tyde-Courtney Edwards of Ballet After Dark, LLC. and more is here!
12 - Lorraine Imwold
Nov 22, 2016 • 73 min
Episode 12 with Lorraine Imwold, mastermind behind ART Hanging Out and more is Live Now!
11 - Tony Nickolas
Nov 15, 2016 • 62 min
Singer-songwriter Tony Nickolas visits us this week to talk music and what’s going on with Tony Nickolas and the Nicotines!
10 - Mike Diamond
Nov 8, 2016 • 67 min
Mike Diamond of Manta Ray Records visited us this week to talk about his career in the music industry as a musician, radio personality, and owner of a record label. We also talked about Reverb Collective, a private, members only club that caters to the…
9 - Remembering Captain Chesapeake
Nov 1, 2016 • 51 min
If you grew up in the Baltimore area in the 1970s and 1980s, you undoubtedly remember tuning into a small, independent UHF television station called WBFF-TV, channel 45, before and after school and watching Captain Chesapeake (George Lewis). In this…
8 - Greg Mank
Oct 27, 2016 • 79 min
Please enjoy this very special bonus episode in celebration of Halloween… We are joined by the keeper of the Old Hollywood Crypt, our dear friend, Greg Mank! He talks Lugosi and Karloff, scandal and gossip, and gets us in the right mood for the…
7 - Cohesion Theatre
Oct 25, 2016 • 104 min
Alice Stanley and Brad Norris join us this week to talk about their upcoming projects, parity fest, the deaths of Shakespeare and more!
6 - Siobhan Beckett
Oct 20, 2016 • 66 min
Siobhan Beckett is a makeup and special effects artist, singer, actress, and ghost tour guide. Listen to this awesome episode where we talk to her about ghost tours, monster and horror movies, haunts, and later in the episode where Mike and Siobhan…
5 - The Godz
Oct 18, 2016 • 63 min
This week we had a wild conversation with Larry Kessler and bandmate Rick Sambuco of the groundbreaking 60’s proto-punk band, The Godz. Larry talks with us about working at the original Sam Goody, dancing with cops on LSD, and being a septegenarian…
4 - Jordan Friend
Oct 11, 2016 • 62 min
Greetings! This week’s guest is Jordan Friend, the amazing young creative director of 4615 Theater based in Chevy Chase, Md. Jordan tells us about 4615 and his love of Jacobean and Shakespearean theatre, his upcoming projects.
3 - Otter Productions
Oct 4, 2016 • 79 min
This week Lance and Mike sat down with Herb Otter and Jill Redding from Otter Productions! We had a great talk with them as they told us about current projects, murder mysteries, and worst auditions! Herb shares stories about working on such iconic…
2 - Lee Doll Films
Sep 27, 2016 • 61 min
This week Lee Doll, Kate Jackson, and Alfred Guy of Lee Doll Films visit us in the studio to talk about past and present projects, The Kate Show, Scares that Care, and lots of other things! Make sure you visit,,…
1 - John Desmone
Sep 20, 2016 • 73 min
The Premiere Episode of House of Bankerd’s State of the Arts Podcast. Lance and Mike sit down with local Actor & Director John Desmone