Schoen Smith Does Theater/Film/Directing in New York/Chicago/L.A. - Episode 192

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01:29 - When Schoen knew she wanted to do theatre and early disc jockey experience. 07:05 - Modeling then off to college to study finance and business economics. 11:31 - First show in New York. 15:20 - Independent film experiences. 19:04 - LA CAUSA Youth Build. http://www.lacausainc.org 22:08 - How Schoen got into producing theatre. 22:34 - The show, "Elevator." http://www.hollywoodfringe.org/learn/content/348 https://thisstage.la/2010/08/michael-leonis-elevator-is-a-moving-experience/ http://www.broadwayworld.com/los-angeles/article/West-Coast-Premiere-of-ELEVATOR-by-Michael-Leoni-to-Play-Hudson-Guild-Opens-729-20100821 24:56 - Venture Hill Entertainment. http://www.anmt.org/conference/conference_panelists.asp?ID=13290&PanelID=91 http://vhellc.com/about-us/ 26:21 - DOMA Theatre Company in L.A. http://www.domatheatre.com 27:20 - Some actors in L.A. don't value theatre as much as they could. 29:11 - How did Schoen get from New York to L.A. to Chicago? 33:28 - Director of Development at Collaboraction. http://www.collaboraction.org 34:09 - Schoen has been doing a lot of directing lately. "Token," a one woman show by Kaye Winks: at Collaboraction's Gender Breakdown Lounge https://www.meetup.com/Chicago-Creatives-Social-Club/events/237738081/ http://collaboraction.tumblr.com Second City at Judy's Beat Lounge https://www.facebook.com/events/203741633448860/ Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin http://www.outofboundscomedy.com/artists/token/ United Solo Festival in NYC http://unitedsolo.org/us/token-2017/ *"Hoods" at Peacebook http://www.collaboraction.org/peacebook2017 Opens August 26th at the Goodman Theatre and then Hamilton Park Oct. 5th, 6th and 7th. 38:53 - As a director, how does Schoen prod actors in the right direction? 43:05 - Schoen's show in 44:21 - Schoen highly recommends visiting all of the gorgeous parks that Collaboraction works with: Hamilton http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Hamilton-Park/ Lafollette Park http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/La-Follette-Park/ Austin http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Austin-Park/ Kelvyn http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/Kelvyn-Park/ 48:43 - Schoen and previous podcast guest, GQ, at Kidzapalooza https://www.lollapalooza.com/kidzapalooza/ Promotions: Schoen is the co-producer of the documentary American Street Kid http://www.americanstreetkid.com/schoen-smith http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1524931/ Trailer for American Street Kid https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vCuvi8I1-c https://www.facebook.com/AmericanStreetKid/ http://cni.castingnetworks.com/talent/profile/931015 http://www.americanstreetkid.com/schoen-smith http://wgnradio.com/2017/04/29/hannah-stanley-4-29-17-chicagos-impact-on-theater-and-entertainment/

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