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Michael Barker

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Michael Barker of Sony Pictures Classics on 'The Father' and this year's other Oscars nominees

Leave Work Now! with Rick Koster

Michael Barker, co-president of Sony Pictures Classics, talks about this year's Oscar nominees and releasing "The Father" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

48mins

23 Apr 2021

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Quarantine Conversations #12 - Michael Barker

RHCC High School Podcast

Hunter and Michael discuss shaving their heads, Michael being the RHCC High School Podcast's "best man", productivity, songwriting, and board games on this episode of Quarantine Conversations! PS: Hunter gets a phone call near the end, nbd.

21mins

21 Apr 2020

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Theater Management: Michael Barker ’10, Managing Director, Westport Country Playhouse with Emily Kling ’21

Career Conversations

Michael Barker ’10 is the managing director of the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT. He is interviewed by Emily Kling ’20 Prior to the Westport Country Playhouse he was the managing director of Marin Theatre Company, the general manager of Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, CA, and managing director for the Los Angeles classical theater ensemble, The Antaeus Company. Before moving to California, Barker was associate managing director at Yale Repertory Theatre and managing director of Yale Summer Cabaret, and produced the first annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays. He was Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 2008 Managing Director Fellow. Barker holds an MFA in theater management from Yale School of Drama and an MBA from Yale School of Management. At Yale, he was the recipient of the Daniel and Helene Sheehan Scholarship for theater management and a Kosciusko Scholarship for outstanding students of Polish descent. He served on the Yale School of Management Alumni Advisory Board, and is a current Association of Yale Alumni delegate. He is a member of the inaugural class of artEquity diversity, equity and inclusion facilitators as well as a member of the vestry at St. Timothy’s on the Hill Episcopal Church in Fairfield. Prior to graduate school, he was associate director of marketing for Court Theatre in Chicago, and also worked with Goodman Theatre, American Theater Company, Sansculottes Theater Company, and The Playground Theater.

54mins

13 Mar 2020

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SOS Preshow #74 W/SPECIAL GUEST MICHAEL BARKER

Salt of the Streets Podcast

The LAST PRESHOW…in this studio anyway, is here with a bang! Don and Colin sit down with SPECIAL GUEST MICHAEL BARKER. He’s a audio guy by training, but a writer in real life. With Michael Barkers help, the guys preview the topics on deck for the full show including the Navy SEAL situation, the 2020 election and of course we’ll be diving into Michael’s passions and professional life. Be sure to follow us: www.saltofthestreets.comFacebook: @saltofthestreetsTwitter: Don is @saltofthestreetColin is @BigBirdOffieInstagram: @saltofthestreetsDon is @Alpaca_DonavanColin is @BigBirdOffie

35mins

2 Dec 2019

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Michael Barker - Episode 104

It's A Hustle

Michael Barker joined Westport Country Playhouse in September 2016 from Mill Valley, CA, where he was the managing director of Marin Theatre Company.Previously, Barker was general manager of Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach, CA, and managing director for the Los Angeles classical theater ensemble The Antaeus Company. Before moving to California, Barker was associate managing director at Yale Repertory Theatre and managing director of Yale Summer Cabaret, where he produced the first annual Carlotta Festival of New Plays. He was Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 2008 Managing Director Fellow.Barker holds an MFA in theater management from Yale School of Drama and an MBA from Yale School of Management. At Yale, he was the recipient of the Daniel and Helene Sheehan Scholarship for theater management and a Kosciusko Scholarship for outstanding students of Polish descent. He currently serves as vice president of the board of the Yale School of Management Alumni Association.Prior to graduate school, he was associate director of marketing for Court Theatre in Chicago, and also worked with Goodman Theatre, American Theater Company, Sansculottes Theater Company, and The Playground Theater.

21mins

17 Oct 2019

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001 - Michael Barker

RHCC High School Podcast

Welcome to the Impact Podcast, the official podcast of RHCC High School. We'll post sermons, interviews, and other fun things here so make sure you subscribe!  On the first episode, Hunter talks to Michael Barker about leading worship in High School, the Gospel, and board games. Check it out!

41mins

29 Aug 2019

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Michael Barker, Westport Country Playhouse

Center Stage with Pamela Kuhn

28mins

27 Mar 2018

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Michael Barker and Tom Bernard - Sony Pictures Classics

Awards Chatter

"We're like one brain with two sides," says Bernard, whose 37-year collaboration with Barker spans stints at Films Inc., UA Classics, Orion Classics and, for the last quarter-century, Sony Classics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 6mins

3 Mar 2016

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Abbey Talks Michael West & Michael Barker Caven

AbbeyTheatre

Post-show talk on the last preview night of Conservatory writer Michael West and director Michael Barker-Caven

30mins

28 Mar 2014