Glob Lessons is the funny and heartfelt feature directorial debut of Nicole Rodenburg, who co-wrote the screenplay with her creative partner Colin Froeber. The duo stars as Jesse and Alan, two mismatched strangers coupled together as co-workers in a traveling children’s theatre company called Globe Trotters. Jesse is an unpredictable woman from West Virginia looking for some fun. Alan is a “mostly-closeted” gay man from Minnesota who is insecure about his life’s trajectory. I recently spoke with Rodenburg and Froeber about Glob Lessons and growing up in the Midwest.
Dominic Erickson: How did you feel once you heard about getting into Tribeca?
Nicole Rodenburg: We were really surprised. Back in October, we got an e-mail sort of