Episode 59: The (Beck and) Call of the Wild

Host Benjamin Rexroad and Producer Kyle Jozsa discuss Boy Scouts, the primordial sound and the power of silence. “There are a lot of irregular people who come down these steps.” ZEN MOMENT: 
 No Zen story but we do have maracas! THE SHOW: The day Kyle does not wake up…he’ll be dead Blending Conversations OM: […]

Episode 58: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part 2

In this continuation of a 2-part episode, Host Benjamin Rexroad, Producer Kyle Jozsa and actor Daniel Ward continue their dialogue regarding labels, the ego and eternal life. “We’re all a little bit mad…man!” ZEN MOMENT:
 Sorry folks still no zen story… THE SHOW: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part I Jesus had an ego Leaders […]

Episode 57: Battle of (the Dim) Wits, Part 1

In Part 1 of a 2-part episode, Host Benjamin Rexroad, Producer Kyle Jozsa and actor Daniel Ward discuss Heads Up’s evolution, the ego and eternal life. “What is the point?!?!” ZEN MOMENT: What!? No Zen story? THE SHOW: Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Podcast The Evolution of Heads Up Productions Helping ourselves and our audience reach […]

Episode 54: Be a(n Everyday) Hero

Host Benjamin Rexroad and Heads Up’s Artistic Director Kyle Jozsa discuss what it means to be an everyday hero. “I think with more and more actions, just like the one we performed today, that it would help some of those grumpy goblins put a smile on their face.” RANT: Two weddings!? First Grace as a […]

The Spirit is Willing, The Flesh is Weak

The summer I will always remember as THAT summer, was the summer of As Tall as Lions, Pabst Blue Ribbon and self-discovery. I was working as an assistant stage manager at a local professional theatre that was supposed to be a foot in the door to a lucrative cross-country career, had I not squandered the […]

“Finding Joe” is a Call to Adventure

When I was a teenager, any time it came up, I would tell people that I was my own hero. In fact, my favorite song was Hero in Me by Jeffery Gaines. My response was intended to be glib, full of winking narcissism. Eventually, that went by the wayside. As an adult, nobody asks you […]

The Only Duty of a Storyteller…

Recently I attended a workshop with Mythologist Michael Meade.  It was entitled, “Initiated Soul, Awakened Self.”  The workshop involved drumming & songs, stories and moments of deep, intense communion.  It struck me how closely our work as a theatre company coincides with his work as a mythologist. This shouldn’t come as a surprise.  Western theatre […]