Your Creative Journey

Heather Provost

September 14, 2020 Paul Carganilla and Kevin Gregg
Your Creative Journey
Heather Provost
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Your Creative Journey
Heather Provost
Sep 14, 2020
Paul Carganilla and Kevin Gregg

This week Kevin and Paul talk with producer, writer, and director Heather Provost

Heather is a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award-nominated producer. 
Critically acclaimed hits on Broadway include Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil LaBute (three Tony nominations including Best Play) and the musical [title of show] (Tony Nomination for Best Book of a Musical). 
Heather also produced and co-directed the feature film Racing Colt. 
She and writing partner Scott Damian most recently wrote A Joyous Christmas and Season for Love for Hallmark Channel. 
She is the current Producing Artistic Director at The Colony Theatre in Burbank.

Highlights from this episode:

  • Heather talks about her career starting as an actor and how her Mom helped to instill a spirit of courage and fearlessness
  • Faking her way into a New York waitress job
  • Making the move to L.A. and discovering her passion and talent for producing
  • Taking the leap back to New York as a Broadway producer and landing a Tony nomination for her work
  • Navigating a very difficult and challenging year in New York
  • Tips as a writer. Serving the story. Focusing on what is going to make a script the best that it can be, and make it sellable. 
  • Organization is key for the writer (and artist)
  • “The key to having it all is knowing that you already do.”

Additional show highlights:

  • We’re now live streaming episodes on YouTube on Tuesday nights at 8pm.
  • Vaudacity Network has crossed the 1K subscribers
  • We read viewers comments from YouTube live stream, which includes unpacking some funny family dynamics in Kevin’s home

Find Heather Provost at 

https://www.instagram.com/psirulehpro/

https://twitter.com/psirulehpro

Show Notes

This week Kevin and Paul talk with producer, writer, and director Heather Provost

Heather is a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award-nominated producer. 
Critically acclaimed hits on Broadway include Reasons To Be Pretty by Neil LaBute (three Tony nominations including Best Play) and the musical [title of show] (Tony Nomination for Best Book of a Musical). 
Heather also produced and co-directed the feature film Racing Colt. 
She and writing partner Scott Damian most recently wrote A Joyous Christmas and Season for Love for Hallmark Channel. 
She is the current Producing Artistic Director at The Colony Theatre in Burbank.

Highlights from this episode:

  • Heather talks about her career starting as an actor and how her Mom helped to instill a spirit of courage and fearlessness
  • Faking her way into a New York waitress job
  • Making the move to L.A. and discovering her passion and talent for producing
  • Taking the leap back to New York as a Broadway producer and landing a Tony nomination for her work
  • Navigating a very difficult and challenging year in New York
  • Tips as a writer. Serving the story. Focusing on what is going to make a script the best that it can be, and make it sellable. 
  • Organization is key for the writer (and artist)
  • “The key to having it all is knowing that you already do.”

Additional show highlights:

  • We’re now live streaming episodes on YouTube on Tuesday nights at 8pm.
  • Vaudacity Network has crossed the 1K subscribers
  • We read viewers comments from YouTube live stream, which includes unpacking some funny family dynamics in Kevin’s home

Find Heather Provost at 

https://www.instagram.com/psirulehpro/

https://twitter.com/psirulehpro