The Thousand Islands Playhouse Podcast: Season 5

JoinMarta and Allison as they speak to actors, directors, and designers about the season’s productions and the play-making process. Whether it’s acting, direction, design, or life behind the scenes, this pre-show podcast warms you up for the show you’re about to see.

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Meet the Hosts

Marta McDonald is back at TIP after a brief hiatus for 2022. She is excited to be back in her new role as Assistant General Manager, and to be hosting the podcast once again. Marta has a long history with the Playhouse, not only having worked on the Administration team for almost 10 years, but also having learned and grown here performing in youth ensembles as a pre-teen. You could say TIP is in her bones!

Allison Hess is an educator, arts administrator, and performer. She has graced stages big and small across Ontario, including the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, and has worked with young performers across the GTA, specializing in theatre for children aged three to seven. Allison believes that the arts should be fun and accessible for all, and is looking forward to her new role as Education and Engagement Manager at the Thousand Islands Playhouse.