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Ep. 105 - Omar Amir

Omar Amir is an actor, Syrian immigrant, and permanent resident of the United States. He has been personally affected by President Trump's executive order to ban refugees and immigrants from entering the country. And he wants to talk about it. In episode 105 of APAF, Omar tells Eli about his current situation since the ban was enacted and how it has altered the lives of his family members. As a supplement to this conversation, you will also hear a previous interview Omar and Eli conducted last year (as heard in episode 79 of this podcast). Plus, Eli struggles to find his place in the political fight. 

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Ep. 104 - Tomas Bolivar

Identity politics are a hot button issue these days, and Women/Gender Studies grad student Tomas Bolivar has plenty to say on the subject. In Episode 104 of APAF, Tomas helps Eli learn a little bit more about this, while also talking theatre, drag, Dr. Ruth, higher ed, med students, and why middle school is the worst. Plus, Eli tries to help us all relax a little bit after a tumultuous week! 

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Ep. 103 - Arif Yampolsky

Not every Chicago actor can say they grew up in Indonesia, but Arif Yampolsky can! On episode 103 of APAF, Arif talks world travel, world music, parents, people's perceptions of him, fruit, anger, refried beans, self-loathing, and his recent appearance on Chicago PD! 

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Ep. 102 - Sarah Koerner

In Episode 102 of the podcast, Eli sits down with actor Sarah Koerner to discuss whiskey, Shakespeare, Chicago, college, Sir Ian McKellon, summer stock, and then back to whiskey again. But there's a good reason for that! Plus, Eli tries to inspire his listeners to own their superpowers!

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APAF is BACK! In episode 101 (or rather Season 2, Episode 1) of the podcast, Eli catches up with theatremaker Jeremy Garrett (previously heard on Ep. 57). Among other things, Eli and Jeremy talk about fear, aging, theatre audiences, and the arts community. Plus, Eli explains why he decided to bring the podcast back after a nine month hiatus! 

 

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