Making the Grade 11-30-17
Tim introduces his guests and lets them tell the audience a little about themselves. Lori Hathaway, a Big Rapids native talks about her experience in theatre through the years. Eric Mackall talks about his drive to excel in the theatre programs in his high school and his bigger aspirations. Lastly, Amy McGuire touts her experience in teaching.
Tim starts by talking about a recent play called “The Secret Garden”. Lori Hathaway describes it as the most challenging, but most rewarding play she’s done to date.
Amy McGuire talks about the importance of art to the world, the diversity that is inherent it, and the growth of talent in her classes.
Host Tim Haist rejoices over the fact that, while other districts have cut funding to their arts programs, his Big Rapids distiact has not. Eric says that theatre gives him a presence and confidence in school.