In the Telling

In the Telling

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Exploring the art and craft of storytelling along the Wasatch front with filmmakers, theatre artists, writers, fine artists, musicians and more. Produced and hosted by Liz Christensen.


Make Offer part three
Jun 2 • 18 min
A romantic comedy about a single woman, who, like the house she inherited, is on the market, low on curbside appeal, and desperate for an offer.
Make Offer part one
Jun 2 • 19 min
A romantic comedy about a single woman, who, like the house she inherited, is on the market, low on curbside appeal, and desperate for an offer.
Make Offer part two
Jun 2 • 20 min
A romantic comedy about a single woman, who, like the house she inherited, is on the market, low on curbside appeal, and desperate for an offer.
Make Offer part four
Jun 2 • 22 min
A romantic comedy about a single woman, who, like the house she inherited, is on the market, low on curbside appeal, and desperate for an offer.
Writing with Sally Meyer
May 26 • 36 min
Screenwriter Sally Meyer talks about getting her creative juice back, writing screenplays verses writing novels, adapting narrative fiction for the screen and more.
Dance with Jaclyn Brown
May 12 • 33 min
Professional dancer Jaclyn Brown talks about her career with RDT, her dance style and journey, modern dance history, and all about technique and expression.
Hustle with Rob Ferre
May 4 • 37 min
DJ, public speaker and game show host Rob Ferre talks about the self-determination to go out there and work it out until you find the opportunities you want in your entertainment career.
Arabian Nights Part Four
Apr 28 • 61 min
Sultan Sharyar’s nightmares are unrelenting, but Scheherazade has one final tale to tell, the story of Aladdin.
Arabian Nights Part Three
Apr 21 • 28 min
Scheherazade prolongs her life as Sultan Sharyar’s wife by telling him intriguing tales over many nights, but Sharyar must learn to tell his own tales if he is truly going to heal.
Arabian Nights Part Two
Apr 14 • 44 min
Second in a four-part radio drama of an original mini series, an adaptation of the classic story of Scheherazade and her thousand tales.
Arabian Nights Part One
Apr 7 • 30 min
First in a four-part radio drama of an original mini series, an adaptation of the classic story of Scheherazade and her thousand tales.
Storytelling Part Two, Between the Lines
Mar 30 • 31 min
The best of the second half of the discussion with Todd Wente about Jonathan Gottschall’s book “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human.”
Storytelling Part One, Betweeen the Lines
Mar 23 • 41 min
Todd Wente talks about Jonathan Gottschall’s book “The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human.”
Gig Insecurity with COVID-19
Mar 17 • 61 min
Anthony Buck talks about the effects of COVID-19 on gig employment and offers suggestions about what artists can do to be well, maintain careers and manage financial crisis.
Vickie Panek of Talent Management Group
Mar 10 • 51 min
Vickie Panek, Co-founder and Owner of Talent Management Group talks getting an agent, representation, rates and casting submissions.
Local Colors Art Gallery and Artist Co-op
Mar 3 • 29 min
Three artists from Local Colors Art Gallery in Sugarhouse discuss the artists’ co-op as well as their artistic processes and inspirations.
If you Want your Film to Make Money
Feb 25 • 45 min
Brian Brough of Silver Peak Productions talks about selling films, broadcasters, distributors and film production all from a business perspective.
The Rare Bookshop Around the Corner
Feb 17 • 34 min
Ken Sanders of Ken Sanders Rare Books talks about running a counterculture bookshop and why, decades after opening, its future is uncertain.
Screenwriting for a Global Audience
Feb 11 • 40 min
Guest Brittany Wiscombe of Candlelight Media Group talks about screenwriting for a global market as a full-time career in independent filmmaking. Brittany’s filmography has 19 producer credits and 23 writer credits and is ever increasing. She…
Children’s Book Publishing
Feb 4 • 40 min
Karl Beckstrand of Premio Books gives us a thorough look at children’s book publishing.
Slam Poetry
Nov 29, 2019 • 52 min
Slam Poet Jesse Parent deep dives on what technique and craft he is employing behind the emotional experience he is painting in his competition and writing.
Directing the Classics
Nov 20, 2019 • 44 min
The director behind the annual tradition of A Christmas Carol at Hale Center Theatre the past 16 years on refining the show and keeping it fresh.
Casting with Robert Andrus
Nov 12, 2019 • 38 min
Robert Andrus discusses casting, acting, headshots, resumes, submissions and callbacks all from his perspectives as a casting director and an actor.
For Profit Theatre with Scott Holman
Nov 6, 2019 • 48 min
Scott Holman breaks down the branding, product and process of a Desert Star Theatre original parody musical.
Halloween Special
Oct 29, 2019 • 91 min
Listener submitted seasonal stories and poems read aloud by local actors.
Feature Filmmaker T. C. Christensen
Oct 15, 2019 • 40 min
Independent feature filmmaker T.C. Christensen talks about creating beautiful images, writing interesting screenplays, staying sharp, and making independent feature films that are both critical and financial successes.
Music Theories with Gordon Vetas
Oct 8, 2019 • 49 min
Singer songwriter Gordon Vetas talks about how, as a self-taught guitarist, he writes songs without being able to read music and takes an unorthodox approach to evolving and mixing genres.
Make ‘em Laugh
Oct 3, 2019 • 36 min
Stand-up comedian and guitarist Guy Seidel talks about political correctness in comedy, the art of making people laugh, and the craft behind his musical comedy performances of “The Marcus and Guy Show.”
The Computer Key Artist
Sep 24, 2019 • 40 min
Erik talks about his iconic Computer Key art pixilations, his experiences as a Deaf Artist, his transition from full-time teacher to a full-time artist, his approach to challenges and messy rooms.
On the Street at FanX with Random Tangent Improv
Sep 17, 2019 • 10 min
Random Tangent Improv comedy troupe playing the games Accents and Sound Effects at FanX September 2019 on the mainstage convention hall.
On the Street with Colorist Dave Skousen
Sep 17, 2019 • 6 min
What a film colorist does and how that relates or not to filters on Instagram.
On the Street Out of Liberty Premiere with Brandon Ray Olive
Sep 17, 2019 • 14 min
A sit down with actor Brandon Ray Olive after the premiere screening of his new film “Out of Liberty.”
What Makes Art Fine
Sep 17, 2019 • 10 min
What makes Desarae Lee’s art fine and how she does it.
Desarae Lee’s Art and Business
Sep 17, 2019 • 14 min
How Desarae Lee became a full-time artist and learns the business while experiencing depression and anxiety
Britty’s Dark Materials
Sep 10, 2019 • 9 min
Britty’s work is not reflective of Britty, except when it is, but mostly it’s not—capable of it doesn’t mean you are it.
A Woman’s Adult Diagnosis of Autism
Sep 10, 2019 • 20 min
How Britty’s ex-boyfriend suggested she might be Autistic
Engagement and Criticism
Sep 10, 2019 • 11 min
How Britty wants to engage with the world of ideas through civilized discourse over words and images.
Off the Record with Britty Marie
Sep 10, 2019 • 3 min
Before the interview begins, Liz and Britty discuss guest friendly equipment, the laws of sitting across or next to and recording guests during mic check.
Where Art Intersects
Sep 3, 2019 • 58 min
Portraits of two artists and trauma, anxiety, depression and autism.
Time to Try Something New
Jul 30, 2019 • 28 min
Tips from a pro musician, comic book illustrator, and actor and inspiration to try something new.
On the Street Gaming Con with Video Games 2019
Jul 23, 2019 • 47 min
At the 2019 SLC Gaming Con, I spoke with local video game developers and enthusiasts about some of the exciting opportunities available to players.
On the Street Artists at Gaming Con 2019
Jul 23, 2019 • 15 min
Artists from Gaming Con 2019 talk about finding your style, the act of finishing, creating art that you love, and choosing the path to create art.
Between the Lines “Write Fights Scenes” with Christine Haggerty
Jul 15, 2019 • 63 min
Christine Haggerty and I discuss the content of her book “Write Fight Scenes: Six Simple Steps to Action Sequences that will Wow your Readers.”
The Intention and Action of Stage Violence
Jul 10, 2019 • 4 min
Fight director Justin Lee talks about helping actors understand and execute the intention and action of stage violence.
Making a Real Film
Jul 10, 2019 • 7 min
Filmmaker John Lyde talks about low-budget filmmaking verses “real movies”
Advice for Actors from an Indie Filmmaker
Jul 10, 2019 • 5 min
Indie Filmmaker John Lyde gives his on set and preparation advice to film actors
How to Sell Onstage Violence Safely
Jul 10, 2019 • 8 min
Fight director Justin Lee talks about transitioning actors from rehearsal weapons to performance weapons and how to sell a violent moment safely.
Violence is Sometimes the Answer
Jul 2, 2019 • 72 min
An exploration of Violence in Storytelling with a Stage Combat Choreographer and Film Stunt Coordinator
On the Street Utah Arts Festival 2019
Jun 21, 2019 • 21 min
Brief on the street interviews with four local artists at the 2019 Utah Arts Festival on Library Square.
Between the Lines “Bounce” with Krista Davies
Jun 18, 2019 • 66 min
A discussion of how the assertions in the book “Bounce: the Myth of Talent and the Power of Practice” apply to the performing arts with Producer Krista Davies.
Improv is Now
Jun 11, 2019 • 4 min
Random Tangent improviser Bryce Hess describes what makes Improv unique from other forms of live performance.
Surround Yourself with People More Talented than You
Jun 11, 2019 • 4 min
Josh Richardson shares how as a director and actor he likes to surround himself with people who are more talented than he is.
Between Actors and Directors
Jun 11, 2019 • 4 min
Josh Richardson summarizes the basic work and processes between directors and actors.
Layers of Interpretation and Discovery
Jun 11, 2019 • 10 min
Theatre actor and director Josh Richardson talks about layers of interpretation and collaboration in the theatrical process.
Acting Advice
Jun 11, 2019 • 7 min
Theatre actor and director Josh Richardson gives advice on acting.
Bryce Hess and Random Tangent Starter Story
Jun 11, 2019 • 7 min
Bryce Hess shares how he began in improv and the behind the scenes workings of the Random Tangent improv comedy troupe
Openness and Options
Jun 11, 2019 • 3 min
Theatre actor and director Josh Richardson discusses what gets in the way of effective collaboration.
Josh Richardson Starter Story
Jun 11, 2019 • 7 min
Josh Richardson shares how he started his work as a theatre actor and director.
Improv Can Be Learned
Jun 10, 2019 • 10 min
Random Tangent improviser Bryce Hess explains how improv can be learned.
Improv Has Saved Lives
Jun 10, 2019 • 3 min
Random Tangent improviser Bryce Hess talks about how improv comedy has saved lives.
Collaboration Creation
Jun 4, 2019 • 46 min
Working Jointly to Create Theatre and Improv
Understanding Evermore’s Seasons and Portals
May 24, 2019 • 4 min
Lee Liston explains how Evermore’s seasons and portals work.
Lee Liston on Utah Acting
May 24, 2019 • 6 min
Lee Liston shares his take on Utah’s acting and entertainment industry, comparing it to the Utah Jazz
Pretending Honestly
May 24, 2019 • 7 min
Lee Liston shares a story that exemplifies how pretending honestly can be the most satisfying kind of performance.
LARP Stigma and Barriers
May 24, 2019 • 5 min
Paul Iverson owner of Alliance LARP Utah, relates a story about a nervous newbie LARPer and what kinds of things can get in the way of a great LARP.
LARPy
May 24, 2019 • 8 min
Paul Iverson explains the different styles of LARP, how ALU’s plot team works, and how tricky it is to play a villain in a game built for heroes.
In On the Action
May 21, 2019 • 40 min
How to playfully participate in immersive storytelling with live action role play and at Evermore Park.
A Happy Writer
May 10, 2019 • 4 min
Author Scott Taylor discusses his expectations for success and failure in his writing and how emotionally invested he becomes in those metrics
Finding Local Musicians to Listen to
May 10, 2019 • 6 min
Columbia Jones talks about how a music consumer can find local musicians through city weekly, spotify and independent radio.
SLC’s Live Music Scene
May 10, 2019 • 10 min
Columbia Jones shares his opinions on the Salt Lake live music scene and his theory as to why the local industry seems to be in a contraction. And now Columbia Jones.
When NaNoWriMo Works
May 10, 2019 • 7 min
Scott Taylor tells the story of how his first attempt at writing a novel in 30 days became his first published book.
Lining Up a Live Show
May 10, 2019 • 3 min
Americana musician Columbia Jones talks about the difficulties of releasing his album and lining up a live show.
FanX Panelist and Programming
May 10, 2019 • 7 min
Author Scott Taylor talks about his panelist work for FanX and about future panel programming.
Relationships, Knowing and Being Known
May 10, 2019 • 7 min
Scott Taylor discusses his creative endeavors as relationship building and as a way of knowing and being known. And now Scott Taylor.
Making Ends Meet
May 7, 2019 • 66 min
Between starving artist and celebrity there are a lot of working artists, with various types of careers, various levels of success, and a variety of different motives, all creating art, sharing stories, and working hard at balancing life, money and…
Scrapisode It’s All Greek to a Junior High Student
Apr 29, 2019 • 5 min
Mandie Harries gives us her tricks for helping Junior High students relate to Shakespeare and the Greeks.
Scrapisode But My Comfort Zone
Apr 29, 2019 • 4 min
Mandie Harries talks growth, comfort zones, vulnerability and getting Junior High students to write their stories
Scrapisode Revenge of the Student Stage Manager
Apr 29, 2019 • 4 min
Wendy Oltmanns shares an infamous story from when she first started teaching and her students hated her.
The A in STEAM
Apr 26, 2019 • 38 min
Arts in education with three Wasatch Front professionals.
Scrapisode Art and Value
Apr 24, 2019 • 8 min
Jordan C Brun discusses notions of art and value.
Scrapisode Art and Rejection
Apr 24, 2019 • 4 min
Mixed media artist Jordan C Brun talks about art and rejection.
Scrapisode the Art of Jordan C Brun
Apr 24, 2019 • 9 min
Jordan C Brun describes his art, his current series, a sample of his work and really observing something.
Scrapisode Art as a Culmination of Experiences
Apr 24, 2019 • 6 min
Jordan C Brun talks about art being a culmination of experiences.
Scrapisode Jordan C Brun Starter Story
Apr 24, 2019 • 10 min
Jordan C Brun shares his journey to become a professional artist and educator.
On the Street Authors at FanX April 2019
Apr 20, 2019 • 32 min
Interviews with a bunch of local Authors at FanX April 2019
On the Street Cosplay at FanX April 2019
Apr 20, 2019 • 22 min
Interviews with Cosplayers
On the Street Artists at FanX April 2019
Apr 20, 2019 • 12 min
Interviews with local artists and a first time attendee
Scrapisode Creativity and Anxiety
Apr 19, 2019 • 7 min
“Underqualified Idiocracy” podcast producer, writer and host Luke Haueter talks about how to handle anxiety and creativity.
Scrapisode When You’re Real About Stuff
Apr 18, 2019 • 3 min
Winter Redd from the “Hungry Squared” podcast talks about how important it is to be real about stuff.
Scrapisode Women in Science Fiction and Fantasy
Apr 18, 2019 • 6 min
Megan Smyth from “The Legendarium” podcast discusses women in Science Fiction and Fantasy.
Scrapisode When a Book Recommends a Person
Apr 18, 2019 • 4 min
Megan Smyth from “The Legendarium” podcast talks about when a book recommends a person.
Scrapisode the Utah Film Incentive Cap
Apr 18, 2019 • 8 min
Warren Workman, founder of the Utah Film Festival and Film Awards, explains the problems with the cap on the Utah film incentive and how it hamstrings the Utah film industry.
Scrapisode Welcome Nerds
Apr 18, 2019 • 6 min
Megan Smyth from “The Legendarium” podcast talks about how welcoming Utah is for nerds
Scrapisode What is The Grand Theatre
Apr 18, 2019 • 6 min
Artistic and Executive Director of the Grand Theatre Seth Miller tells us what makes the Grand Theatre unique
Scrapisode Utah Film Festival and Awards Show
Apr 18, 2019 • 7 min
Warren Workman introduces the Utah Film Festival and Awards show.
Scrapisode Why Prospective Authors Should Play DND
Apr 18, 2019 • 3 min
Young Adult Author Candace Thomas explains why prospective authors should play Dungeons and Dragons.
Scrapisode Winter Redd Starter Story
Apr 18, 2019 • 4 min
This scrapisode is part of a series of starter stories, and shares how Winter Redd, co-host of the “Hungry Squared” podcast, became a food person.
Scrapisode Anthony Buck Starter Stories
Apr 18, 2019 • 20 min
This scrapisode is part of a series of starter stories, and shares how Anthony Buck became an opera and theatre guy.
Scrapisode Luke Haueter Starter Story
Apr 18, 2019 • 5 min
This scrapisode is part of a series of starter stories, and shares how Luke Haueter became a stand-up and podcast comedian.
Scrapisode Vampirish
Apr 18, 2019 • 7 min
Young Adult Candace J. Thomas talks about her book “Vampirish” and the genre she calls Paranormal Satire
Scrapisode To Kill a Mockingbird at the Grand Theatre
Apr 18, 2019 • 5 min
The Grand Theatre Artistic and Executive Director Seth Miller describes the good that came out of the threatened lawsuits over “To Kill a Mockingbird”
Scrapisode Food and Oral Histories
Apr 18, 2019 • 3 min
“Hungry Squared” podcast co-host Winter Redd shares how oral histories can be captured in food and podcasting.
Scrapisode Radio Richie Loves Theatre
Apr 18, 2019 • 6 min
Podcast and radio personality Richie Steadman explains why he loves theatre so much.
Scrapisode Podcasting Religion
Apr 18, 2019 • 5 min
Richie Steadman from “The Cultural Hall” podcast talks about podcasting about religion within a religious community.
Scrapisode Why You Should Try a Mystery Escape Room
Apr 16, 2019 • 3 min
Why You Should Try an Escape Room, interview with Les Pardew chapter 13, final chapter
Scrapisode Thematic Worlds verses Plot Stories
Apr 16, 2019 • 4 min
Thematic Worlds verses Plot Stories in Mystery Escape Room, interview with Les Pardew chapter 9
Scrapisode A Mystery Escape Game So Intense that SWAT Came
Apr 16, 2019 • 6 min
A Mystery Escape Room so Intense that SWAT Came, interview with Les Pardew Chapter 10
Scrapisode Why Utah is Fertile Ground for Creative Storytelling
Apr 16, 2019 • 2 min
Why is Utah Such Fertile Ground for Creative Storytelling? Interview with Les Pardew Chapter 12
Scrapisode How the First Escape Game in SLC Came to Be
Apr 16, 2019 • 8 min
How the First Escape Game Came to Utah from England Through a Video Game Designer, interview with Les Pardew chapter 11
Scrapisode Designing Mystery Escape Room Puzzles
Apr 16, 2019 • 5 min
Designing Mystery Escape Rooms Puzzles, interview with Les Pardew chapter 5
Scrapisode Production Values that Add to a Sensory Experience
Apr 16, 2019 • 5 min
Storyworld Production Values that Add to a Sensory Experience, interview with Les Pardew chapter 7
Scrapisode Actors as Psychologists and Leonardo DaVinci
Apr 16, 2019 • 8 min
Mystery Escape Room Actors as Psychologists and Leonardo DaVinci, interview with Les Pardew chapter 6
Scrapisode the Art and Logic of Structuring and Designing an Escape Room
Apr 16, 2019 • 7 min
The Art and Logic of Structuring and Designing an Escape Room, interview with Les Pardew chapter 8
Scrapisode How Mystery Escape Rooms Picks Themes
Apr 16, 2019 • 4 min
Leslie Pardew, Les Pardew, Mystery Escape Room, Salt Lake City, Escape Game, Storytelling, themes, Sherlock Holmes, Hound of the Baskervilles
Scrapisode Escape Rooms and Teambuilding
Apr 16, 2019 • 8 min
Mystery Escape Rooms and Teambuilding Research, interview with Les Pardew chapter 4
Scrapisode Tactile Deep Story Diving
Apr 16, 2019 • 5 min
An Escape Room is a Tactile, Deeper Dive into a Story, Not a Rehash, interview with Les Pardew chapter 2
Scrapisode Stories that Star You
Apr 16, 2019 • 4 min
Mystery Escape Rooms provides stories that star you, for ages 8 to 80, interview with Les Pardew chapter 3
On the Street Utah Film Festival 2019
Apr 12, 2019 • 33 min
“On the Street” interviews with filmmakers at the 2019 Utah Film Festival
Scrapisode A Dark Comedy for the “Me Too” era
Apr 12, 2019 • 14 min
An “on the street” interview with the filmmakers behind “Lady Hunters”
Scrapisode Utah Film in a Brandon Ho Nutshell
Apr 12, 2019 • 10 min
A portrait on filmmaking in Utah from an impromptu interview at the Utah Film Festival with Brandon Ho
Scrapisode Opera History for Musical Theatre People
Apr 11, 2019 • 12 min
Anthony Buck gives an Opera History lesson for Musical Theatre people
Scrapisode Opera, Grandeur and Culture
Apr 11, 2019 • 13 min
Anthony Buck discusses Opera and grandeur as well as avoiding classical music colonialism.
Scrapisode How to Get Your Feature Film Funded
Apr 11, 2019 • 3 min
Utah Film Festival Founder Warren Workman explains how to get your feature film funded.
Scrapisode How Comedy is Poetry
Apr 11, 2019 • 3 min
“Underqualified Idiocracy” podcaster Luke Haueter explains how comedy is poetry.
Scrapisode Harry Potter is a King Arthur Legend
Apr 11, 2019 • 11 min
“The Legendarium” podcaster Megan Smyth explains how Harry Potter is a King Arthur legend.
Seasons Reasons - How Shows and Directors are Selected for Three Theatrical Seasons
Apr 9, 2019 • 35 min
How Three Blackbox Theatres in Davis County Select their Theatrical Seasons and their Production Teams
So Tell Me - an Introduction to the Wasatch Front Storytelling Scene
Apr 9, 2019 • 65 min
An introduction to the film, theatre, radio, podcasting, opera and author communities along the Wasatch Front
Peas in a Pod - Profiles on Three Local Podcasters
Apr 9, 2019 • 57 min
Profiles on three local podcasters and the surprisingly similar reasons why they podcast.
Scrapisode Discovery Writing with Candace J. Thomas
Apr 8, 2019 • 8 min
“Vivatera” author Candace J. Thomas explains her process of discovery writing.
Scrapisode Food Helps Us Tell Stories
Apr 8, 2019 • 2 min
“Hungry Squared” podcaster Winter Redd shares how food loosens people up to share stories.
Scrapisode DIY Author Tips with Candace J. Thomas
Apr 8, 2019 • 17 min
“Vivatera” author Candace J. Thomas gives her DIY tips and tricks for writing and publishing.
Behind the Scenes Mystery Escape Rooms SLC
Apr 8, 2019 • 42 min
Tour of Mystery Escape Rooms in SLC with Owner and Founder Leslie Pardew, *Room Spoilers*
Scrapisode Comedy from Darkness
Apr 8, 2019 • 7 min
“Underqualified Idiocracy” podcaster Luke Haueter talks about the connections between comedy and darkness.
Scrapisode The Hopebox Theatre
Mar 31, 2019 • 9 min
Jan Williams, four time cancer surviver, describes how her third battle with cancer led her to create the Hopebox Theatre in Kaysville.
Scrapisode Brian Hahn Producer
Mar 31, 2019 • 2 min
Brian Hahn explains his brief journey from first-time stage actor to Producer for the Leishman Hall at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre.
Scrapisode OPPA
Mar 31, 2019 • 3 min
Brandon Stauffer, Executive Director of On Pitch Performing Arts introduces us to Layton’s only live theatre.
Scrapisode Brandon Stauffer
Mar 31, 2019 • 2 min
Brandon Stauffer, Executive Director of On Pitch Performing Arts, describes the path that led him to opening a theatre in Utah.
Scrapisode Stage Managers
Mar 31, 2019 • 5 min
Brandon Stauffer, Executive Director of On Pitch Performing Arts, details the job responsibilities and importance of the theatre’s stage managers.
Scrapisode Blackbox Theatres
Mar 31, 2019 • 6 min
Brian Hahn, Leishman Hall Producer at Centerpoint Legacy Theatre in Centerville describes the attendees and actors who enjoy blackbox theatre.