Kristin Idaszak on AMERICAN THEATRE’s Podcast The Subtext

KRISTIN IDASZAK (BFA, Theatre Arts, ’09 & Faculty) is interviewed in the latest episode of American Theatre‘s podcast The Subtext.

“Kristin covers a lot of ground, from finding breakthroughs while rock climbing to being inspired by Nietzsche and Proust. Kristin discusses how she has been writing in a journal since she was old enough to hold a pen.”


The award-winning playwright talks about early inspirations, breakthroughs, and how Naomi Iizuka pushed to write look inward to find her voice.

Source: AMERICAN THEATRE | The Subtext: Kristin Idaszak

Nina Siemaszko on The West Wing Weekly Podcast

NINA SIEMASZKO (BFA Acting program ’88-’89) appears on this week’s episode of The West Wing Weekly podcast. Nina portrayed presidential daughter Eleanor “Ellie” Bartlet on The West Wing for seven seasons.

In this episode, we look at the uncomfortable contiguity of Bartlet the President and Bartlet the Dad. Along the way, we discuss zeugma, gloriosky!, Smoot-Hawley, and other ridiculous sounding words. We also talk to Nina Siemaszko (@MsSiemaszko) about her role as Ellie Bartlet.footnotes—School of Rock [the movie]School of Rock [the Broadway musical]”Gee Officer Krupke” from West Side Story

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Source: 2.15: Ellie (with Nina Siemaszko) — The West Wing Weekly