Ditch Your Backup Plan

By Jen Vellenga

Stories of rewarding careers between starving artist and celebrity. Longtime professor, Jen Vellenga interviews creatives in arts and entertainment careers to give listeners the courage to ditch their backup plan.

  1. 1.
    51. A Future of Possibilities - Peter Royston
    44:40
  2. 2.
    50. Build Your Own Position - Elsie Escobar
    54:06
  3. 3.
    49. While Waiting for Your Shot - Noah Lindquist
    46:11
  4. 4.
    48. Go Back into the Fire - Kimberly Doreen Burns
    43:24
  5. 5.
    47. We're Not in Competition with Each Other - Logan Rose Nelms
    44:14
  6. 6.
    46. Casting College - Alison Franck
    48:23
  7. 7.
    45. See Yourself Being Successful - Damion Taylor
    57:13
  8. 8.
    44. Strategize & Maximize - Elizabeth Nestlerode
    1:01:18
  1. 9.
    43. Understand Where Your Limits Lie- Gianmarco Soresi
    1:02:48
  2. 10.
    42. Death of the Diva Decade - Sherita Carthon
    45:43
  3. 11.
    41. Making It: 2020 Guests Answer, "Have you made it?"
    28:10
  4. 12.
    40. Risk: Guests of 2020 Share Their Biggest Risk
    25:02
  5. 13.
    39. Guests of 2020 Answer the Backup Plan Question
    19:39
  6. 14.
    38. Give It Away to Keep It - Dr. Alisa Hurwitz
    43:08
  7. 15.
    37. Just Jen: Ditch Fear & Take Risks
    6:00
  8. 16.
    36. Your Journey is Perfect - Vincent J. Cardinal
    1:05:02
  9. 17.
    35. Just Jen: Ditch Resistance & Adapt
    11:12
  10. 18.
    34. Go Confidently in Pursuit of Your Dreams - Laura Camien
    1:02:38
  11. 19.
    33. Just Jen: Ditch Complacency & Show Up
    10:23
  12. 20.
    32. Be Kind & Do Good Work - Jerry Jay Cranford
    52:20
  13. 21.
    31. Just Jen: Ditch Doubt & Believe
    13:48
  14. 22.
    30. Speak Your Truth - Kiki Rivera
    53:06
  15. 23.
    29. Just Jen: Defining the Backup Plan
    12:11
  16. 24.
    28. When Plan "A" Shifts - Bliss Griffin
    55:54
  17. 25.
    27. Create What Doesn't Exist- Chantal Bilodeau
    1:04:35
  18. 26.
    26. Celebrate Failure - Qui Nguyen
    1:01:59
  19. 27.
    25. Follow Your Passion - Michael McElroy
    46:10
  20. 28.
    24. Be the Change - Maya Lynne Robinson
    1:11:03
  21. 29.
    23. Hone Your Craft - Shaun J. Brown
    1:05:48
  22. 30.
    22. Avoid Burnout - Theresa Squire
    52:03
  23. 31.
    21. Read Like a Storyteller - Nick Francone
    1:03:16
  24. 32.
    20. Practice, Practice, Practice - Travis Cloer
    47:34
  25. 33.
    19. Trust Your Instincts - Josh Fiedler
    45:41
  26. 34.
    Bonus: DYBP Blackout - Just Jen
    15:36
  27. 35.
    18. Focus on Growth - Joshua Henry
    53:00
  28. 36.
    17. Get Your Foot in the Door - Sara Andreas/Julie Fleischer
    56:10
  29. 37.
    16. Plant Seeds - Carrie Compere
    52:59
  30. 38.
    15. Let Go of the Performer Identity - Lindsay Levine
    52:21
  31. 39.
    14. Know Who You Are - Anne Cofell Saunders
    1:05:29
  32. 40.
    Bonus: Advice for Youth from College Creatives
    36:45
  33. 41.
    13. Show Up and Do the Work - Alanna Saunders
    49:32
  34. 42.
    12. Embrace Your Uniqueness - Jenna Rubaii
    45:40
  35. 43.
    11. Say Yes Until You Can't - Logan Jones
    34:45
  36. 44.
    10. Find Your Why - Mariand Torres
    59:16
  37. 45.
    9. Love to Learn - Grace Douglas
    1:02:40
  38. 46.
    8. Create Your Own Opportunities - Tim Murray
    1:15:34
  39. 47.
    7. Know Your Self Worth - Katie McClellan
    44:00
  40. 48.
    6. Get Specific - Ross Evans
    59:26
  41. 49.
    5. Open the Right Doors - Sarah Schreiber
    1:00:40
  42. 50.
    4. Up Your Game - Clyde Voce
    57:32

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