Take Me To Coffee

A Mentorship Podcast for the Digital Age

About the show

Join Jessica Ryan (Broadway Unlocked) & Andrew Call (Hamilton), two theatre artists on a quest to improve their personal and professional lives as they sit down with the best, brightest and most inspiring people who are changing the world. This weekly digital coffee date is for the doers, the builders and anyone who knows how important a great mentor can be. If you're already reading this, we think you're one of us. So, buckle up, leave us a #VideoAsk to be mentored, and enjoy the ride!

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Episodes and Blog Entries

  • Female Empowerment: Laura Behnke

    Episode  |  September 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 7 mins
    empowerment, fashion, instagram, lifestyle, sportscasters, zara

    Even though Jess and Andrew did a bit of birdwalking at the top of the episode, things got back on track quickly and we got to hear about Laura Behnke's incredible journey from television sportscaster who was owned by everyone else to entrepreneur and fashion icon who owned it all herself! This episode is a must-listen for anyone who is starting to think there's a better life out there but is scared to make a move.

  • Beer: Jeremy Danner

    Episode  |  September 26th, 2019  |  1 hr 6 mins
    4 hands brewery, beer, boulevard brewing company, craft beer, improv, sales

    What didn't we talk about on this date coffee with Kansas City beer geek Jeremy Danner? We hit what it means to sewer a batch of beer, what Jeremy thinks a brewery needs to do to go from good to great to amazing, and most importantly we invented the Shut Up And Drink Your Beer Beer (tm) during a really fun hour.

  • CeCe Olisa Says: WWSYD?

    Article  |  September 25th, 2019
    By Jess Ryan
    body positivity, cece olisa, curvycon, plus-size, wwsyd

    CURVYcon founder CeCe Olisa has me thinking there is an important question we should be asking ourselves today.

  • CURVYcon: CeCe Olisa

    Episode  |  September 24th, 2019  |  1 hr 36 mins
    advice to actors, body positivity, curvycon, fat tax, justice4jc, nsync

    theCURVYcon founder CeCe Olisa helps kick off our brand new podcast! We sip on some tasty coffee and talk about why following your feelings can lead you to the place you want to go, CeCe's advice for theatre kids who don't fit in and why CeCe is obsessed with Episode 7 guest Brian Patrick Murphy of The Zuckerberg Institute.

  • Reading is Fundamental

    Article  |  September 11th, 2019
    By Jess Ryan
    activism, books, entrepreneurs, mentorship, podcasts

    We’ve talked to a lot of entrepreneurs and they seem to have one strange thing in common. The library is open.

  • 3 Tips for Crushin' It on Insta with Influencer Amanda McCrossin

    Article  |  September 4th, 2019
    By Jess Ryan
    instagram influencers, napa valley, sommvivant, wine, young entrepreneurs

    Instagram and YouTube Creator Amanda McCrossin (aka Sommvivant) knows what it takes to grow a social media presence from scratch, and she’s sharing her tips with you.