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Awards Presentation & Performance [clear filter]
Thursday, June 7

9:00pm PDT

Mark Time Awards
David Ossman and Phil Proctor, along with special Firesign guests, present the 22nd annual awards for best audio theatre production in English.

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David Ossman

David Ossman is a comedian and a character actor (Firesign Theatre, A Bug’s Life, The Tick) having received 3 Grammy nominations for his work with Firesign.
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Philip Proctor

Firesign Theater
Mark Time Awards - Thursday, June 7 9:00pm / NATF Playhouse - Friday June 8, 12-1:30pm / AUDIO Tonight! - Saturday June 9Come celebrate the many works of Phil Proctor with HEAR Now. Philip is best known as a voice actor and a member of The Firesign Theatre, although his career... Read More →

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Tony Brewer

SFX Artist / Writer
Workship 101 Faculty, 1917 6/10, AUDIO Tonight! 6/10Tony Brewer is a poet and sound effects artist from Bloomington, Indiana. He has taught andperformed for the National Audio Theatre Festivals since 2001, and has taught at IndianaUniversity, Michigan University, and Kansas City Art... Read More →
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Rich Fish

Mark Time Awards 6/7; Blood Cotton - National WWI Museum 6/9Richard Fish has worked in audio theatre since 1970. He’s an actor and musician who became a writer, producer, director, teacher, engineer, Foley artist, journalist, broadcaster, publisher, and salesman.He helped found... Read More →
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Melinda Petersen

Workshop 101 Performance / Casting FacultyMelinda Peterson has been a professional actor for over 45 years and after slogging through 20 of them, she was introduced to audio theatre when she played all 17 of the female roles in Proctor & Bergman’s Power which aired on NPR... Read More →
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Brian Price

Great Northern Audio Theatre
Workshop 101 Faculty; Podcaster Roundtable 6/9
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Jerry Stearns

Great Northern Audio Theatre

Thursday June 7, 2018 9:00pm - 10:00pm PDT
Holiday Inn Ballroom One East 45th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Sunday, June 10

9:00am PDT

Closing Brunch and Awards Ceremony
The HEAR Now Festival's Closing Brunch & Awards bring all participants together for a fun farewell. Workshop 101 will present the final installment in the podcasting series they have been producing over the last 4 days, while guests artists are recognized and Festival Awards are presented. The 2018 Norman Corwin Award for Excellance In Audio Theatre caps off the festvities.

BE SURE TO FLY HOME AFTER 3:00pm from Kansas City, to ensure you can enjoy the closing and be to the airport 2 hours prior to your flight.

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Cynthia Allen

HEAR Now Festival Director
HEAR Now Festival DirectorShe has been the NATF / HNF Festival Director for over 5 years, assisting program development, fund-raising and helping coordinate Festival event activities. For over 16 years, she has been a new media professor at New York University, teaching such courses... Read More →
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Sue Zizza

Director / Producer / Festival Organizer, SueMedia Productions
Sue is an audio producer, director, writer, and sound designer, and the owner of SueMedia Productions, a full service audio production company. For more than 20 years Sue has produced award winning audio drama for public radio and audiobooks. She is an Audie award winning producer... Read More →

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Marjorie Van Halteren

2018 Norman Corwin Award for Excellence in Audio TheatreThe Corwin Award will be presented to Marjorie on Sunday, June 10, at the Festival's Closing Brunch where she will be performing a new work created just for HEAR Now called The Butterfly's Cough, inspired by Fred Allen, who once... Read More →

Sunday June 10, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm PDT
Holiday Inn Ballroom One East 45th Street, Kansas City, MO 64111