Top Five Episodes of our “Inspired By” Podcast
We wrapped the first season of Rodney Veal’s Inspired By back in May and we’re taking a little summer break as we prepare for season two.
In the meantime, we thought it would be fun to look back at our first season’s most popular episodes. These are the ones that you, our wonderful listeners, have listened to the most. And, if you HAVEN’T checked out Rodney Veal’s inspired By yet, this is the perfect chance to dive right in! You can find all of the episodes over on our website: https://www.cetconnect.org/rodney-veals-inspired-by/ or https://www.thinktv.org/rodney-veals-inspired-by/.
#5 – Broadway Producer Joey Monda
Premiered February 21, 2023
In this episode, host Rodney Veal talks with Joey Monda, a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and theater manager, about how his time at Wright State helped shape his future in the business side of live theater.
#4 – Production Designer Hannah Beachler
Premiered April 4, 2023
In this episode, host Rodney Veal talks with Hannah Beachler, an award-winning Production Designer, who has worked on films such as Fruitvale Station, Moonlight, and Marvel’s Black Panther, for which she won an Academy Award for Best Production Design.
#3 – Filmmaker Jonathan McNeal of The Neon
Premiered January 10, 2023
In this episode, host Rodney Veal talks to filmmaker, philanthropist and general manager of The Neon, Jonathan McNeal about his passion for film, ways The Neon helps promote and grow independent films, how the pandemic has impacted the industry and what’s next for film.
#2 – Dancer & Choreographer Countess V. Winfrey
Premiered December 26, 2022
In this episode, host Rodney Veal talks to choreographer and dancer Countess V. Winfrey about her origins in dance, growing up loving art, working with family, and the importance of seeing and feeling representation in the world of dance.
#1 – Visual Artist Amy Deal
Premiered January 24, 2023
In this episode, host Rodney Veal talks to visual artist Amy Deal about her rural upbringing, how her family supported her passion for the arts, her relocation to downtown Dayton and how the pandemic helped her evolve her work and try new things.