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Candi Milo, Voiceover Actress-Author-Episode #219

VOICEOVERS Candi Milo is the busiest actress in voiceovers today. Among her numerous accomplishments, she was honored to take the mantle of the voice of Granny in all Warner Brothers Animation projects after the passing of...

Candi Milo, Voiceover Actress-Author-Episode #219

VOICEOVERS Candi Milo is the busiest actress in voiceovers today. Among her numerous accomplishments, she was honored to take the mantle of the voice of Granny in all Warner Brothers Animation projects after the passing of...

Kandis Chappell, Actress-Episode #218

The brilliant actress, Kandis Chappell, has appeared on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim's Getting Away with Murder and Neil Simon's Rumors, and in many of the most prestigious regional theaters across the country. She is an...

Denise Gossett, Actress-Shriekfest Film Festival Founder-Episode #217

Denise Gossett has been an actress in television and feature films for over 20 years. Denise can be seen in the feature films "I Saw the Light," starring Tom Hiddleston, "Get the Gringo," starring Mel Gibson, and the Morris...

Naomi Beaty, Screenwriting Teacher-Consultant-Episode #216

Naomi Beaty is a screenwriting teacher and consultant who works with writers, producers, and directors at all levels to develop their film and TV projects. Naomi has read thousands of scripts and worked with hundreds of...

Joel Drucker, Journalist-Author-Episode #215

Joel Drucker writes literary non-fiction and journalism.  He jokes that he’s “too sensitive to be a hard-boiled journalist – not sensitive enough to be a suicidal poet.” Joel’s work has appeared in a variety of print and...

Cara Friez, Producer-Editor-Educator-Episode #214

Cara Friez is an experienced video producer, editor, and educator. She’s currently the Director of Education for the EdTech company, EditMentor, which teaches the art of video storytelling and the technical skills of video...
Candi Milo, Voiceover Actress-Author-Episode #219

Candi Milo, Voiceover Actress-Author-Episode #219

VOICEOVERS Candi Milo is the busiest actress in voiceovers today. Among her numerous accomplishments, she was honored to take the mantle of the voice of Granny in all Warner Brothers Animation projects after the passing of...

SC Interviews W Shatner 3-5-22

March 5, 2022

Steve is privileged to have interviewed William Shatner live on stage following a a screening of "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Kahn" at Carnegie Music Hall of Homestead before an enthusiastic sold out crowd.

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April 2022

Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical
will be presented in a new workshop
in London, England

SC Interviews W Shatner 3-5-22

April 25, 2022

Check out Steve having the tables turned on him when Robert Miller interviews him on the Follow Your Dream Podcast.

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StoryBeat is a lively podcast dedicated to a variety of storytellers discussing their unique process in creating art through storytelling. By listening to how successful creators develop and bring their work to life, writers and artists of all kinds are able to find great inspiration. StoryBeat focuses more on the “how” and “why” of creation rather than finished results, providing insight into the working world of storytellers and storytelling in all forms of artistic expression.

This was AMAZING to listen to. Wow…we talked about things in a way I NEVER have before. We went deep.

You asked such great questions, truly listened, and well directed our conversation. This is a spectacular example of a GREAT show and GREAT host. Thank you, thank you.

You are superb.

Debbi Dachinger

"Dare to Dream" Podcast

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Your Host: Steve Cuden

Steve is perhaps best known for co-conceiving the Broadway and international hit musical, Jekyll & Hyde, The Musical. He wrote the show’s original book and lyrics with renowned composer, Frank Wildhorn. Steve and Frank also co-conceived the international hit musical, Rudolf, Affaire Mayerling. Steve has written ninety teleplays including episodes of such well-known television series as: X-Men, The Batman, Iron Man, Xiaolin Showdown, Pink Panther, The Mask, Loonatics Unleashed, Extreme Ghostbusters, Goof Troop, Gargoyles, and Beetlejuice. He has published two popular books on scriptwriting, Beating Broadway: How to Create Stories for Musicals That Get Standing Ovations, and Beating Hollywood: Tips for Creating Unforgettable Screenplays.  He directed and co-produced the multi-award-winning horror-comedy movie, Lucky, for which he won the award for Best Director at the Nodance Film Festival. Lucky also won the awards for Best Feature at Shriekfest in L.A., The New York City Horror Film Festival, MicroCineFest in Baltimore, and the Weekend of Fear in Nuremberg, Germany. Steve is a retired Assistant Professor of Screenwriting at Point Park University, where he proudly taught numerous talented students about how to tell unforgettable stories for the screen.

We would like to acknowledge and thank the following companies and individuals for their generous support in introducing numerous outstanding guests to StoryBeat.