Yes But Why ep 172 Rachel Oakes is an inspiring arts educator with a funny podcast!

This week’s episode of Yes But Why features podcaster and arts educator, Rachel Oakes!

Rachel Oakes is co-host of the Story Song Podcast, a pop-culture comedy podcast that tells the story of the songs that tell a story. Rachel is also one of the Education Directors for Manhattan Youth’s after-school program. In addition to overseeing four Manhattan Youth after-school sites, Rachel helps coordinate the theater programs across the entire middle school community and chairs the in-house Literacy curriculum committee. 


In this conversation, Rachel and Amy talk a lot about improv. Rachel tells Amy about the time she made a big move to Florida to work at the improv conservatory of Florida Studio Theater. Rachel talks about her passion as a teaching artist to provide kids with after school theater programs. Rachel also shares the joy she has when she is podcasting with her best friends on Story Song Podcast!

Support Rachel by listening to Story Song


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(production notes: recorded phone call with the Rodecaster on 6/19/19)

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