Industry Guests

James Arnold Taylor     James Arnold Taylor   is an actor, entertainer, motivational writer and speaker, host and emcee for every occasion. He is one of the most versatile Voice-Actors in Hollywood today known world wide within the video game and animation communities, as well as an established event host for Disney, LucasFilm, REEDPop, SquareEnix and the USO.  Voicing cartoon legends such as Fred Flintstone, Huckleberry Hound, Wile E. Coyote, Leonardo the Ninja Turtle, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Johnny Test. James most recently lent his voice to 3 of the biggest films of all time "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" as various Stormtroopers, aliens, Imperials and more. Recent film projects include Ratchet in the animated 3D feature film, “Ratchet & Clank” based on the wildly popular video game series, Buffalo Bob in the upcoming feature film Animal Crackers, The Flash in the new Lego DC Comics Super Heroes film series and is featured in the hit Voice-Over documentary, “I Know That Voice.”.

James Arnold Taylor

James Arnold Taylor is an actor, entertainer, motivational writer and speaker, host and emcee for every occasion. He is one of the most versatile Voice-Actors in Hollywood today known world wide within the video game and animation communities, as well as an established event host for Disney, LucasFilm, REEDPop, SquareEnix and the USO.

Voicing cartoon legends such as Fred Flintstone, Huckleberry Hound, Wile E. Coyote, Leonardo the Ninja Turtle, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Johnny Test. James most recently lent his voice to 3 of the biggest films of all time "Star Wars: The Force Awakens", "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" and "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" as various Stormtroopers, aliens, Imperials and more. Recent film projects include Ratchet in the animated 3D feature film, “Ratchet & Clank” based on the wildly popular video game series, Buffalo Bob in the upcoming feature film Animal Crackers, The Flash in the new Lego DC Comics Super Heroes film series and is featured in the hit Voice-Over documentary, “I Know That Voice.”.

Katie Leigh     Katie Leigh   is a multi-faceted voiceover veteran. She is beloved as Connie Kendall in the world’s longest running international radio drama, Adventures in Odyssey. Other roles she's played include Baby Rowlf in the Emmy Award-Winning Jim Henson's Muppet Babies cartoon series, Honker Muddlefoot in Darkwing Duck, Sheila the Thief in Dungeons and Dragons, Richie in Richie Rich, Sunni Gummi of Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Alex in Totally Spies and young Han Solo for Lego Star Wars: Padawan Menace, and many others.

Katie Leigh

Katie Leigh is a multi-faceted voiceover veteran. She is beloved as Connie Kendall in the world’s longest running international radio drama, Adventures in Odyssey. Other roles she's played include Baby Rowlf in the Emmy Award-Winning Jim Henson's Muppet Babies cartoon series, Honker Muddlefoot in Darkwing Duck, Sheila the Thief in Dungeons and Dragons, Richie in Richie Rich, Sunni Gummi of Disney’s Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Alex in Totally Spies and young Han Solo for Lego Star Wars: Padawan Menace, and many others.

Phil Lollar    Phil Lollar  has created, written, produced, and performed in dozens of kids audio/video series, including  The Little Angels ,  Adventures in Odyssey (AIO) ,  Jungle Jam and Friends ,  Little Dogs on the Prairie ,  Tom and Jerry , and  Space Racers . Two of those series have been credited with re-inventing the art of radio drama: the hit comedy  Jungle Jam and Friends  and Focus on the Family’s dramatic series  Adventures in Odyssey . Lollar co-created  AIO , has written more than 200 episodes, and directed more than 300. Other series he has worked on include   Iliad House  ,  The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss , and  Elmo Aardvark, Outer Space Detective , the Internet’s first weekly animated series.

Phil Lollar

Phil Lollar has created, written, produced, and performed in dozens of kids audio/video series, including The Little Angels, Adventures in Odyssey (AIO), Jungle Jam and Friends, Little Dogs on the Prairie, Tom and Jerry, and Space Racers. Two of those series have been credited with re-inventing the art of radio drama: the hit comedy Jungle Jam and Friends and Focus on the Family’s dramatic series Adventures in Odyssey. Lollar co-created AIO, has written more than 200 episodes, and directed more than 300. Other series he has worked on include Iliad House, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Seuss, and Elmo Aardvark, Outer Space Detective, the Internet’s first weekly animated series.

Joshua Nicholson     Joshua Nicholson   has been a professional VO Artist for over a decade. Though not yet a household name in the VO world, he has worked consistently during that time, doing everything from commercials to cartoons to audiobooks to video games and everything in between. In the last few years, most of his work has been recorded in his professional home studio. He has taught lessons in the business and techniques of doing voice over throughout most of that time and recorded demos for many up-and-comers. He also loves to break out of the VO booth and perform on stage and screen.

Joshua Nicholson

Joshua Nicholson has been a professional VO Artist for over a decade. Though not yet a household name in the VO world, he has worked consistently during that time, doing everything from commercials to cartoons to audiobooks to video games and everything in between. In the last few years, most of his work has been recorded in his professional home studio. He has taught lessons in the business and techniques of doing voice over throughout most of that time and recorded demos for many up-and-comers. He also loves to break out of the VO booth and perform on stage and screen.

Audio Theatre Central  is a podcast and blog which explores family-friendly audio drama. Launched in 2010, the podcast is hosted by JD, Roy, and Andrew and features commentary and reviews on recent productions, exclusive interviews with cast and crew, and news on upcoming releases. The goal of  audiotheatrecentral.com  is to stimulate conversation and discussion among fans of the audio drama medium, share about shows that you might not know about, and to give you a more in-depth look into the production of high-quality shows like  Adventures in Odyssey ,  Lamplighter Theatre ,  Jonathan Park , and more. We'll even talk about Old Time Radio on occasion. If you love good, clean audio drama then Audio Theatre Central is for you!  In 2017, the ATC hosts, along with a committee of other industry critics, launched the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards, an annual awards show to recognize excellence in the world of family-friendly audio drama. More info about the awards can be found at  thesenecas.org .

Audio Theatre Central is a podcast and blog which explores family-friendly audio drama. Launched in 2010, the podcast is hosted by JD, Roy, and Andrew and features commentary and reviews on recent productions, exclusive interviews with cast and crew, and news on upcoming releases. The goal of audiotheatrecentral.com is to stimulate conversation and discussion among fans of the audio drama medium, share about shows that you might not know about, and to give you a more in-depth look into the production of high-quality shows like Adventures in Odyssey, Lamplighter Theatre, Jonathan Park, and more. We'll even talk about Old Time Radio on occasion. If you love good, clean audio drama then Audio Theatre Central is for you!

In 2017, the ATC hosts, along with a committee of other industry critics, launched the Audio Theatre Central Seneca Awards, an annual awards show to recognize excellence in the world of family-friendly audio drama. More info about the awards can be found at thesenecas.org.