Shame Piñata: A show about creating rites of passage for real-life transitions.
On Shame Piñata, you will hear from people who have supported themselves through tough life transitions by embracing community and ceremony, as well as experts in the field of ceremony and ritual. Music by Terry Hughes. Learn more at shamepinata.com.
The Mystery of Creativity (3:46)
Rodrigo Torres is searching for the truth about creativity, not just about human creativity but about the why behind everything. When traditional books on creativity fail him, he begins his own journey to tease out the truth. Music by Terry Hughes.
Bay Area Bond Fund PSA (1:00)
A public service announcement for the Bay Area Bond Fund benefit concert to support immigrant detainees in Northern California. Immigrant detainees are 8 times more likely to win their case if they are out of confinement during the pre-trial phase.
KCRW Radio Race (3:51)
A day in the life of immigration activist Rodrigo Torres as he attends a canvassing event for SB54 (California Sanctuary State) and stops by a phone bank at the ACLU. This piece was produced as part of The 24-Hour Radio Race from KCRW’s 2017 Independent Producer Project.
The Oh Joy, Oh Rapture! radio series features recordings from the OLO archives, historical commentary, and interviews with company members.
The Ohio Light Opera is a summer repertory company founded as a Gilbert and Sullivan repertory summer festival. It has grown to encompass all forms in the light opera canon. Hear the full series of Oh Joy, Oh Rapture!
Thursday afternoons in the studio with Loungeroom Lizard.
The Loungeroom Lizard radio series is an eclectic mix of rock, indie rock, folk, electronica, blues, and fusion. Each week’s theme is “Weather with You” by Neil and Tim Finn. Hear the full series of Loungeroom Lizard.
Oh Joy, Oh Rapture! The Interviews
Throughout the run of the Oh Joy, Oh Rapture! radio series, several current and former Ohio Light Opera company members stopped by the WCWS studios for an interview, including singers, choreographers, conductors, directors, and company manager Laura Neill. Hear the full Interview Series.
News Reading WCWS
Colleen compiled and read a weekly news report for WCWS in Wooster, Ohio which covered four news areas including national news, local news, entertainment, and wildcard. This piece aired on April 17, 2012.
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