#168: Joel Sass

Director and designer Joel Sass discusses his artistic beginnings, the Mary Worth Theatre Company, and the Jungle Theater’s current show, Next Fall.

00:00: We start at the beginning of Joel’s career and discuss how he became the artist he is today.

03:27: Joel fills me in on the history of the Mary Worth Theater Company.

09:06: The unique experience of revisiting a show.

13:45: We transition into discussion about Next Fall, beginning with when Joel first saw it in New York and continuing onto the show’s premise.

19:02: Balancing the comedic and serious.

20:33: Joel’s dual role as a director and set designer.

22:43: Before we end the podcast, I ask Joel about advice he has for artists making the transition into the semi-professional and professional stage of their careers.

Next Fall runs through May 22nd at the Jungle Theater.

[podcast]http://www.tctheaterconnection.com/mp3s/joelsass.mp3[/podcast]

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