On this episode your co-hosts YeaJean and Martheya interview Abigail Wood Meczywor the Director of Marketing and Communications for Jacob’s Pillow. On this episode we talk about investing time in creating quality content, the value of storytelling- showing the art making process through a personal lens, and the importance of consistency in the digital space.
On this episode your co-host Martheya interviews “Dance Visionary” (Austin Chronicle) Charles Santos. On this episode we talk about how social media influences the curatorial process for presenting organizations, how different generations engage with social media, hate mail and constructive criticism, supporting local arts communities, and companies to follow on social media.
2 | #JamieBenson
On this episode your co-hosts YeaJean and Martheya interview “Insightful & Irreverent” (LA Weekly) Jamie Benson. On this episode we talk about curating social media content, creating relationships in the digital space, running our own media agency, and strategies for crowdsourcing ideas for dancemaking.
THIS WEEK ON DANCE BEHIND THE SCREEN PODCAST… [0:45] MARTHEYA AND YEAJEAN INTRODUCE JAMIE BENSON. QUESTIONS WITH JAMIE BENSON: [2:29] YEAJEAN ASKS: “HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR CAREER?” [3:35] MARTHEYA ASKS: “COULD YOU TELL US ABOUT THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK DANCE INITIATIVE (CDI)? WHAT IS YOUR ROLE IN CDI?” [4:49] MARTHEYA ASKS: “HOW ARE YOU CURATING TO CONTENT FOR CDI?” [8:57] MARTHEYA ASKS: “HOW DO YOUR MARKETING STRATEGIES CHANGE BETWEEN YOUR DIFFERENT CLIENTS?” [14:46] YEAJEAN ASKS: “CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THE VALUE OF HAVING A DANCE ARTIST, LIKE YOURSELF, ALSO BE THE MARKETING CONSULTANT FOR DANCE COMPANIES AND INSTITUTIONS?” [24:03] MARTHEYA ASKS: “HOW DO YOU PLAN AND MANAGE YOUR PLATFORMS AND OTHER PLATFORMS YOU CONSULT FOR? [27:36] MARTHEYA ASKS: “HAVE YOU SEEN A SHIFT IN HOW PEOPLE CONSUME DANCE WITH THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL MEDIA?” [31:58] YEAJEAN ASKS: “HOW DOES SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE YOUR CAREER? HAVE YOU EVER EXPERIENCE FAILURE ON SOCIAL MEDIA?” [33:56] MARTHEYA ASKS: “IF YOU HAD TO SHARE ONE PIECE OF ADVICE FOR EMERGING ARTIST USING SOCIAL MEDIA WHAT WOULD IT BE?” #FLASH4 [36:01] YEAJEAN ASKS: 1- IF YOU HAD TO RECOMMEND A RESOURCE TO OUR AUDIENCE WHAT WOULD IT BE? NEIL PATEL, DIGITAL MARKETING GURU HUBSPOT, FREE EDUCATION MATERIALS 2- WHAT WAS THE FIRST DANCE YOU SAW? WADE MADSEN, SEATTLE BASED ARTIST 3- DO YOU THINK SOCIAL MEDIA HAS A POSITIVE INFLUENCE ON THE DANCE WORLD (YES OR NO)? “SOCIAL MEDIA IS A TOOL...IT’S HOW WE USE IT FOR GOOD OR FOR BAD THAT IS MOST IMPORTANT” 4- WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM? YOUTUBE
On this episode your co-host Azaria interviews NYC based dancer, teacher, choreographer, and photographer, Chris Coates-Mitchell. On this episode we talk about tips for transitioning into the professional dance world, creating social media personas/branding, making money with dance photography, and how dancers are getting jobs based off of social media following.
1 | #TEAMDBS
On this episode learn about who we are, why we started this podcast, and what you can expect from future episodes.