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The Stage - Official Performing Arts Podcast of the NFHS

By Dr. James Weaver on December 02, 2019 nfhs news Print

The NFHS Performing Arts Department debuted a new podcast in October 2019 called "The Stage". This podcast features guests from around the country and touches on topics involved with: music, speech, debate, theatre, academic competitions and arts advocacy. The Stage is for administrators, teachers, coaches, parents and students and offers something for everyone.

The Stage is featured on a variety of platforms to make it more convenient for you to enjoy the podcast. 

Google Podcasts / Spotify / Apple Podcasts / Buzzsprout

Please give it a listen and help support Performing Arts


Episode #5 - Adam Jacobi (Wisconsin High School Forensic Association/Speech and Debate Adjudication Training)

Content: New Articles on Speech and Music webpages, Upcoming Surveys, NFHS Music and NFHS Speech/Debate/Theatre Associations, Adam Jacobi Interview


Episode #4 - Mike Plunkett (Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association/Music Adjudication)

Content: Indiana State School Music Association Marching Band FinalsMusic Adjudication NFHS Learn Course (UPDATED AND FREE)Mike Plunkett Interview, Music Adjudication Article


Episode #3 - Alan Greiner (Iowa High School Music Association/Copyright)

Content: Debate Topic Announcement (Top 2)Understanding Copyright and Compliance NFHS Learn Course (FREE)Alan Greiner Interview, Outstanding Music Award InformationOutstanding Speech, Debate and Theatre Award Nomination


Episode #2 - Dr. Rich Edwards (Baylor University/Policy Debate)

Content: Oak Grove High School (MS)Adjudicating Speech and Debate NFHS Learn Course (FREE)Dr. Rich Edwards Interview, Forensic Quarterly / Policy Debate Quarterly


Episode #1 - Randy Cohen (Americans for the Arts/Arts Advocacy)

Content: Performing Arts Conference Recap, National Performing Arts Activities Week, Performing Arts School of Excellence, Randy Cohen Arts Advocacy Interview, National Debate Topic Ballot