Meet The Team

Alan Seales

Alan Seales (Executive Producer, Podcast Host) is a North Carolina native with over 20 years of direct, hands-on experience in tv, film, and theatre. He has been an actor, singer, dancer, producer, director of photography, audio engineer, and editor, in addition to utilizing his computer science degree to work for several of the top tech companies in existence. He is currently a Global Program Manager for Google’s Talks at Google speaker series ( which is responsible for bringing in the world’s top talents in their respective fields to share their knowledge and inspire people on a global scale. His unique approach to hosting creates direct, real, human conversations that elevate The Theatre Podcast conversations to an intimate level of heightened curiosity. He currently lives in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and two sons.

Jillian Hochman

Jillian Hochman (Producer, Social Media Strategist) spent the better part of her youth immersing herself in the theatre, arts, and culture scenes of both New York and Boston. Originating from Connecticut, she has local New York expertise and deep knowledge of the Broadway community. She is currently the head of the event planning team at Google New York and is responsible for organizing all of the high-profile events that pass through Talks at Google, such as Oprah, Tyler Perry, Reese Witherspoon, John Krasinski, Harrison Ford, and many more. She is also part of the team that handles all internal VIP events, ranging from top CEOs and executives, foreign officials, and of course, Broadway shows. She currently lives in Brooklyn.

Ep56 – Bret Shuford, Broadway actor and life coach