Monthly Archives: June 2012

2nd Story Asks: What Was Your Highlight Of The 2011-2012 Season?

Megan Stielstra, literary director: There were so many! Seeing former students of mine perform with us professionally, knowing how far they’ve come; inviting new company members into our family to collaborate with and learn from; writing a story for the …

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Podcast Programming Note

Due to circumstances beyond our control, there will be no 2nd Story Podcast this week but, for your weekly story fill, there is still the show at the Underground Wonder Bar on Saturday, June 30. Thanks for your patience, and we will return to our normal podcast schedule Friday, July 13.

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Ozzie Totten – Her Spitting Image

After church on Sunday morning, Grandma and I had a disagreement. I don’t remember the discussion, but my little brother Joey does. He remembers it vividly, because I had yet to come out to him, and it was in overhearing this argument he learned I was queer.

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Her Spitting Image

Ahead of 2nd Story’s Pride show, producer and company member Ozzie Totten looks back on family, self, and how to learn to move on as the person you realize you are. More >>>

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Bobby Biedrzycki – Jazz Music

Life in New York City turns out to be more difficult than Bobby anticipated, until he meets an unlikely friend who teaches him patience and acceptance through Jazz music.

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“I Have To Tell This Story”

Our literary director and director of programming on intensity of story, telling with purpose, and following the light.

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Actor Guilt

2nd Story company member Khanisha Foster on race, identity, theater, and her return to L.A.’s Mixed Roots Film and Literary Festival.

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Laura Krughoff – Zanib

Laura has always been good at reading not just her students’ writing, but her students themselves. When Zanib turns up in her fiction writing workshop, however, Laura has to rethink what she can and cannot see, as well as what …

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