Backstage’s “In the Envelope: An Awards Podcast” features intimate, inspirational interviews with some of the most exciting film, television, and theater awards contenders working today.

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“One of the things that’s so fun about Backstage is that it is also other artists, other actors, other working people in this industry...when I hear other artists share their process, their experiences, how they navigate through work environments, non-work environments, and their own minds—honestly, I find it so inspiring.”

Tracee Ellis Ross

Meet the host

Jack Smart

Jack Smart is a Hawai‘i-born, Brooklyn-based writer and Awards Editor at Backstage, where he interviews the biggest stars of stage and screen. He once made Julia Louis-Dreyfus laugh.

“I want every young actor to know: Don’t talk about it. There are so many actors who talk about it. Do it. And do it anywhere...as long as you keep your motor going.”

Henry Winkler

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