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The 98%


Aug 10, 2020

Ever wondered what an artistic director of a theatre actually does?! Ever felt too silly to ask?! Well...you're not alone. Paul-Ryan Carberry joins the podcast this episode. He is an actor-turned-director and now Artistic Director of Iris Theatre, a theatre company producing work at the world-famous St. Paul’s Church in Covent Garden with a mission to produce a fresh and vibrant repertoire of varied work resulting in affordable and accessible theatre while championing new talent from the 98! Paul-Ryan talks to Alexa and Katie about how being an actor in the 98% himself has affected how he directs, why he feels passionately about casting non-familiar faces and how running a theatre company works!

Thank you for listening to The 98% even during these technically-not-perfect times of having to record via zoom. But we think you'll agree our fabulous guests make up for it!

Check out the website for Iris Theatre and the ways you can help keep this amazing theatre company on their feet https://iristheatre.wordpress.com/about/

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