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Moniqua Plante on How Health Shapes Actors, Musicians & Creatives Career Future

By |2021-01-21T01:33:14+00:00January 21st, 2021|Actors, Coaching, Podcast|

Moniqua Plante is an actor most known for her guest-starring season-long arc on ABC's Nashville, and recurring guest-starring roles on shows like Drop Dead Diva, Banshee, and Southland. She is also a Certified Health + Confidence Coach for Actors and Creatives, and she truly believes that our health and wellness [...]

Willie Nelson, The Chainsmokers, Queen Latifah & More Join SXSW Online 2021

By |2021-01-14T17:58:09+00:00January 14th, 2021|News|

Announcing legendary musician, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Willie Nelson as Keynote, along with more Featured Speakers across entertainment, culture, and technology for SXSW Online, a premiere digital experience from March 16–20, 2021. “No individual has had the cultural impact on, or been more synonymous with the creative vibrancy of Austin than Willie Nelson, and we [...]

SOCAN Foundation Announces Winners of First-ever SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards

By |2021-01-11T16:34:18+00:00January 11th, 2021|News|

Inaugural awards recognize Black music creators in all genres of music from across Canada The SOCAN Foundation today announced the recipients of the inaugural SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards, an award created to recognize and celebrate the artistic merit demonstrated by Black music creators. The five winners will each receive $5,000, made possible [...]

From Stage Fright To Stage Presence with Elisa Di Napoli

By |2021-01-07T16:27:36+00:00January 7th, 2021|Actors, Coaching, Musicians, Podcast|

Do you suffer from performance anxiety? My guest on the Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! podcast this week Elisa Di Napoli is the author of Dare To Be Seen, From Stage Fright To Stage Presence. The Dare To Be Seen book, course, and podcast help artists command the stage, magnify their [...]

Casting Director & Acting Coach Mel Mack on Self-Tapes That Don’t Suck

By |2020-12-17T21:35:51+00:00December 17th, 2020|Actors, Industry, Podcast|

Mel Mack, Casting Director and Founder of Mel Mack Acting Studio in New York City has a free resource for you called Self-Tapes That Don't Suck. In this episode, Mel answers the questions about what casting directors look for in self-tape auditions, and what Yul Brynner has to do with [...]

Ashley Tabatabai on Actors Creating Their Own Work + Tips from Casting Directors

By |2020-12-10T16:13:24+00:00December 10th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Today’s guest is actor, filmmaker, and podcast host Ashley Tabatabai. After growing up in Spain and then attending University in the UK, his focus gravitated towards an acting career. As I’m sure many of you actors can relate, an actor’s life consists of numerous auditions and rejections. Ash wasn’t going [...]

Social Media, PR, Marketing for Musicians & Actors Q&A with Diane Foy

By |2020-12-04T01:36:44+00:00December 3rd, 2020|Coaching, Industry, Podcast|

PR & Marketing Coach and Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! host Diane Foy answers your questions on social media, publicity, and marketing for musicians and actors. Social Media, PR, Marketing for Musicians & Actors Q&A TRANSCRIPT: [fyi:*"Done is better than perfect" is my motto for transcripts] Hello and welcome [...]

Financial Freedom for Creatives with Katy Chen Mazzara

By |2020-11-27T03:05:33+00:00November 27th, 2020|Coaching, Podcast|

Money can be emotional. Our fears around it can overwhelm us, and even if it’s not true...when we just don’t feel like we have enough, our minds tend to go to the worst places, right? That's why I want to introduce you to Katy Chen Mazzara! Katy is a financial [...]

Variety Announces Programming for Music for Screens Week Featuring Mary J. Blige, Marcus Mumford, Steve McQueen and Ryan Tedder

By |2020-11-19T18:40:23+00:00November 19th, 2020|News|

Variety is pleased to announce that Mary J. Blige and Marcus Mumford will be keynote speakers at its Music for Screens Week, airing Nov. 30-Dec. 3. Expanded for the first time over four days in this all-digital installment, Variety’s Music for Screens Summit 2020 will celebrate excellence in musical artistry and storytelling for film, TV, digital media, brands [...]

Catherine McNally On The Craft of Acting

By |2020-11-19T01:31:28+00:00November 19th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Catherine McNally is an award-winning Canadian actor, director, producer, educator as well as an international fellow of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre. She recently received Critics Circle Best Actress Award for Mrs Warren’s Profession. She is a recipient of the prestigious Christopher Plummer Fellowship award, Woman in Shakespeare Award, Tyrone Guthrie award, [...]

Are you ready to up-level your creative career?

By |2020-11-04T21:42:54+00:00November 4th, 2020|News|

Are you a passionate creative who knows you could be more successful if you only knew what to do next? Is procrastination holding you back from sharing your gifts with the world? Are you craving inspiration for how to up-level your creative career? Join me and the World’s Top [...]

“This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ to Glide” by The Kings Inducted Into Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame

By |2020-11-04T21:10:45+00:00November 4th, 2020|News|

Two songs, one classic hit.  Songwriting partners and members of The Kings, David Diamond and Mister Zero knew they had two pretty good tunes, but it wasn’t until the band put the songs together as a segue in rehearsal that the magic started to happen.  The 1980 release of This [...]

Karen “Cricket” Garratt on Confidence, Creativity & Living Your Joyful Purpose

By |2020-10-29T02:08:25+00:00October 29th, 2020|Coaching, Musicians, Podcast|

Karen “Cricket” Garratt, is on a mission and her mission is to inspire and guide creatives to share their gifts with the world. This is why she created THE CONFIDENT CREATIVE ACADEMY, a Free Virtual Training event that brings the World’s Top Creative Experts and Transformation Leaders together to teach [...]

CD Baby & Indie Week’s Darryl Hurs

By |2020-10-22T01:26:38+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Industry, Podcast|

Today’s guest Darryl Hurs is the founder of Indie Week, a music festival and conference that takes place annually in Toronto, Canada that showcases acts from all over the world.  This year like many events they are transitioning it into an online conference which is taking place November 10th to [...]

Cara Pifko, Better Call Saul Recurring, Gemini & Stage Raw Theatre Award Winning Actor

By |2020-10-15T03:22:09+00:00October 15th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Today’s guest is Gemini and Stage Raw Theatre award-winning actor Cara Pifko who has played the recurring character of Paige Novick on the 39 times Emmy Award-nominated television show Better Call Saul since 2016. Acting professionally since the age of 7, she practically grew up on Canadian television shows including [...]

St. Vincent Teaches Creativity and Songwriting on Masterclass

By |2020-10-08T19:26:39+00:00October 8th, 2020|BLOG, News|

St. Vincent Teaches Creativity and Songwriting Grammy Award-winning artist Annie Clark gives an intimate, rare look into her artistic development and creative process MasterClass streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world's best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that multiple Grammy Award–winning guitarist, singer, songwriter and [...]

Helen Mirren, Samuel L. Jackson, & Natalie Portman Teach Acting on Masterclass

By |2020-10-07T18:27:12+00:00October 7th, 2020|BLOG, Resources|

Helen Mirren, Samuel L. Jackson, & Natalie Portman Teach Acting on Masterclass As performers, these artists are the best in the business and you can learn from them and others with a Masterclass subscription. Masterclass is an online streaming platform that has secured 85 of the world’s best minds to teach [...]

Usher, Christina Aguilera & Reba McEntire on Masterclass

By |2020-10-07T17:11:48+00:00October 7th, 2020|BLOG|

Usher teaches the Art of Performance, Christina Aguilera Teaches Singing, Reba McEntire Teaches Country Music. As performers, these artists are the best in the business and you can learn from them and others with a Masterclass subscription. Masterclass is an online streaming platform that has secured 85 of the world's [...]

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