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Hip Hop Pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes & Actor Tonya Williams at Black History Month Launch

By |2020-02-01T23:32:07+00:00January 30th, 2020|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

February is Black History Month and there are many events happening across Canada to celebrate.  TD bank held a launch event at Harbourfront Centre in Toronto this week featuring Hip Hop Pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes and Actor Tonya Williams with performances by Canada's R&B Soul Queen Jully Black and Juno [...]

SOULPEPPER EXPANDS ITS THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE WITH NEW COMMUNITY CONVERSATION SERIES

By |2020-02-14T21:27:19+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

Soulpepper Theatre Company is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Conversations Series, a post-performance discussion that will accompany each Mainstage production. Building on the success of last year’s pilot event, Community Conversation: How She Leads (March 2019), this ongoing series will include a conversation featuring leaders from various [...]

Tribute to the Legends of Reggae Features First Female GRAMMY Reggae Award Nominee & Bob Marley Backing Vocalist JUDY MOWATT

By |2020-02-14T21:27:26+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

With 5x JUNO Award Winner Exco Levi, Kaisha Lee, Professor Nuts, General Trees & Warrior Love Band Hosted by Master T & Featuring Toronto-based DJ Joshua Lucas Tribute to the Legends of Reggae Saturday, February 8 @ The Rose 1 Theatre Lane, Brampton, ON — Doors 7pm, Show 8pm Sunday, [...]

Crow’s Theatre Presents SECRET LIFE OF A MOTHER – Toronto

By |2020-02-14T21:27:34+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

Crow’s Theatre presents The SLOM Collective and The Theatre Centre co-production SECRET LIFE OF A MOTHER Written by Hannah Moscovitch with Maev Beaty and Ann-Marie Kerr Co-created with Marinda De Beer Developed in Residency at The Theatre Centre Directed by Ann-Marie Kerr Featuring Maev Beaty  On stage at Streetcar Crowsnest [...]

The Arts Club Presents the World Premiere of Canadian Crime Thriller Cipher

By |2020-02-14T21:27:43+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

Arts Club Theatre Company’s CIPHER By Ellen Close and Braden Griffiths February 6–March 7, 2020 - Vancouver, B.C. Step into the shadowy, elusive world of Cipher, a new Canadian mystery coming to the Granville Island Stage next month. Equal parts modern noir and conspiracy thriller, Cipher is a theatrically innovative [...]

The National Ballet of Canada Tours to London’s Historic Royal Opera House

By |2020-01-21T17:47:04+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

The Sleeping Beauty July 28 – August 1, 2020 Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, and Executive Director Barry Hughson today announced the company will tour to the historic Royal Opera House in London, UK for the first time in 41 years. The National Ballet will [...]

BIG, BOLD, AND FREE THEATRE AT SOULPEPPER FOR PEOPLE 25 & UNDER LAUNCHES

By |2020-02-14T21:27:51+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

In celebration of the start of the inaugural season of artistic programming under the leadership of Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha and Executive Director Emma Stenning, Soulpepper Theatre Company’s previously announced Free 25 & Under program launches with the first performance of the 2020 season. The Free 25 & Under program [...]

How To Create A 10-Year Vision For Your Life with Creativity Coach Diane Foy

By |2020-01-16T19:04:02+00:00January 16th, 2020|Coaching, Podcast|

As we are at the beginning of a new year and a new decade I thought that it was a good time to talk about future visioning. By taking a moment to really visualize what you want your life to be like in the future you can better determine the [...]

Hip Hop MC & Producer Solitair on his 20-Year Career & The Forgiveness Project

By |2020-02-02T01:18:00+00:00January 9th, 2020|Musicians, Podcast|

Widely considered one of Toronto’s Hip Hop legends, Solitair’s many contributions have made an indelible impact on the Canadian urban music landscape, and the music industry as a whole. As Solitair came into prominence as a highly sought after producer, he worked on albums by a number of Canadian heavyweights, [...]

Dancer Transition Resource Centre ~on the Move Conference

By |2020-02-14T21:28:05+00:00January 7th, 2020|BLOG, News|

The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) Dance is one of the most demanding professions, physically, emotionally and financially. The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) works with professional dancers on an individual basis, providing compassionate support and practical services to address all stages of the career. Dancers are better able to [...]

Dance Education Coach & Dance Boss Podcast Host Erin Pride

By |2020-02-02T01:25:46+00:00December 12th, 2019|Dancers, Industry, Podcast|

Erin Pride is a personal dance education coach and she's also the host of the Dance Boss podcast. We had a good conversation about her career as a dancer and dance instructor, but also we share some resources of different books and podcasts that you may be interested in as [...]

The Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre Company release first look video featuring Jully Black in her anticipated musical theatre debut.

By |2020-02-14T21:28:14+00:00December 11th, 2019|BLOG, News|

THE TONY, OLIVIER, DRAMA DESK, LUCILLE LORTEL, OBIE & DORA AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL – & THE ONLY MUSICAL OF THE 21STCENTURY ON NEW YORK MAGAZINE’S SHORTLIST FOR “GREATEST MUSICAL OF ALL-TIME” CAROLINE, OR CHANGE A Musical Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre Production  Books & Lyrics by Tony Kushner; Music by Jeanine Tesori                                          [...]

Creativity, Visioning & Oracle with Life Coach, Mindfulness Practioner, & Reiki Master Andrea Hendron

By |2020-02-02T01:27:56+00:00December 5th, 2019|Coaching, Podcast|

Andrea Hendron is a Life Coach, Mindfulness Practioner, Reiki Master, and the Creator of Andrea's Soul Chats.  My plan was to do a solo episode talking about future visioning and creating vision boards and as I was preparing I began thinking about my friend Andrea. She took the idea of [...]

JULIUS CAESAR By Groundling Theatre Company & Crow’s Theatre in Toronto

By |2020-02-14T21:28:22+00:00December 3rd, 2019|BLOG, News|

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” Directed by Chris Abraham Starring Graham Abbey, Sarah Afful, Walter Borden, Ryan Cunningham, Michelle Giroux, Dion Johnstone, Jani Lauzon, Diego Matamoros, Jim Mezon, Moya O’Connell, & André Sills On stage at Streetcar Crowsnest in the Guloien Theatre January [...]

National Ballet of Canada Announce The Nutcracker Principal Casting

By |2020-01-15T22:49:38+00:00December 3rd, 2019|BLOG, News|

The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced Koto IshiharaDebuts as the Sugar Plum Fairy     December 3, 2019…Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. This season, First Soloist Koto Ishihara makes her debut as the Sugar Plum Fairy. The holiday favourite [...]

Rob Carli on Composing Music for Film & TV & the Power of Music Therapy

By |2020-02-02T01:41:10+00:00November 21st, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Today’s guest is Robert Carli, who is one of Canada’s busiest and most in-demand composers for Film & Television. His music has received numerous industry awards and nominations, including 20 Gemini and Canadian Screen Award nominations, 5 Gemini Awards and 3 Canadian Screen Awards. He is the recipient of several [...]

Why I love Janet Jackson & why some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough

By |2019-11-15T21:58:07+00:00November 15th, 2019|Coaching, Podcast|

Why I love Janet Jackson & why some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 031 Today's episode is about why do some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough. I've worked with hundreds of performing artists and [...]

Global Superstar Akon on Releasing 4 Albums & Why Women Should Run the World

By |2019-11-03T23:16:46+00:00October 31st, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Today we have global superstar Akon. The American born Senegalese artist has sold over 35 Million albums worldwide, received 5 Grammy Nominations and collaborated with an array of A-list artists from many genres including Lady GaGa, Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Daddy Yankee, Lil’ Wayne, Michael Jackson, Snoop Dogg and many more. [...]