Dear Mattie Show 82: Your Critic, Your Muse & Drama Camp

To kick off the new year, Mattie is playing an excerpt from a speech he gave at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute.

OAI_VerticalLogo_Reverse copy.jpgI'm excited to share this talk I gave at my old choir camp that meant so much to my life.

The Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute at Quartz Mountain literally saved my life. I honestly think I could have been one of those kids who turned to drugs, depression, and hurting myself had I not had a place such as this camp.

Why?  Well...I'll tell you why in this podcast.  You gotta listen, sugars. Here's to feeling hopeful and inspired in 2017.  You have the choice to make it the year you want.

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