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Laura Zarrow with Tricia Brouk on how to be a great storyteller across different mediums

Tricia Brouk, Executive Producer of TEDxLincolnSquare, talks with Laura Zarrow about her career in theater, film and television, and how to be a great storyteller across different mediums. Tricia Brouk is an award-winning director, writer for theater, film and television. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, she applies her expertise to the art of public speaking. She’s the executive producer of TEDxLincolnSquare and has choreographed Black Box on ABC, The Affair on Showtime, Rescue Me on Fox, and John Turturro’s Romance and Cigarettes, where she was awarded a Golden Thumb Award from Roger Ebert. The series she directed, Sublets, won Best Comedy at the Vancouver Web-Festival. The documentary short she directed and produced This Dinner is Full, was official selection at The New York Women in Film and Television Short Festival, as well as the NYC Independent Film Festival.  She also hosts The Big Talk a podcast on iTunes, where interviews people who talk for a living as well as curates and directs a national speaker salon. Tricia on The Speaker Salon: https://vimeo.com/274046109 Aired on August 1, 2018

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