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5 Questions With Canadian Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim

By |2020-03-30T00:04:29+00:00March 30th, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

5 Questions With Canadian Music Hall of Famer Andy Kim JUNO Award winner, Andy Kim got his start working at the iconic Brill Building in New York at a young age, where he went on to craft major hits including “Baby I Love You,” and “Sugar, Sugar.” Years later in [...]

Musicians, Actors, Dancers: Do You Have a Business or a Hobby?

By |2020-03-28T18:48:54+00:00March 28th, 2020|BLOG|

Musicians, actors, and dancers can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business or marketing plan in place. Some may test the waters to see if they attract any fans or supporters and some start out doing their craft as a side gig while working their full-time job. [...]

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez

By |2020-03-27T15:40:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|Coaching, Podcast|

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez Today’s guest is the author of The Enneagram & You: Understand Your Personality Type and How it Can Transform Your Relationships, Gina Gomez. I am fascinated by personality type systems so it was great to learn from an expert on the enneagram. As [...]

5 Questions With … Country Turned Blues Artist Crystal Shawanda

By |2020-03-26T16:57:41+00:00March 23rd, 2020|5 Questions, BLOG|

Evoking the spirit and grit of Janis Joplin and the contemporary delivery of Beth Hart, Church House Blues showcases one of the most powerful new female voices in the Blues. Crystal Shawanda is an Indigenous musician, who grew up on the Wikwemikong reserve on an island in Ontario, Canada. Her [...]

Dora Award Winner Anisa Tejpar on DCD Dance Hall of Fame, Hit & Run Productions & the Rolling Stones

By |2020-03-14T18:57:23+00:00March 12th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

Dora Award Winner Anisa Tejpar on DCD Dance Hall of Fame, Hit & Run Productions & the Rolling Stones Dora Award-winner Anisa Tejpar is a graduate of Canada’s National Ballet School and is the Co-Artistic Director of Hit & Run Dance Productions. We had a fabulous conversation about the upcoming [...]

Arts Club Theatre Company presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING

By |2020-03-10T19:09:46+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Arts Club Theatre Company presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING By Duncan Macmillan With Jonny Donahoe April 2–April 26, 2020 IN BRIEF The Arts Club presents Every Brilliant Thing, playing from April 2 to 26 at the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre. Tickets from $29 at artsclub.com or the Arts [...]

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming

By |2020-03-10T18:22:51+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Karen Kain Honoured With Toronto Street Naming Karen Kain Way Unveiling March 13, 2020  March 10, 2020 … Barry Hughson, Executive Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced that the City of Toronto will commemorate Artistic Director Karen Kain’s 50th anniversary with the company and her invaluable contribution [...]

Crow’s Theatre celebrates 5th season at Streetcar Crowsnest with a bold and ambitious 2020-2021 season of dazzlingly theatrical and musical work

By |2020-03-10T18:06:50+00:00March 10th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Crow’s Theatre celebrates 5th season at Streetcar Crowsnest with a bold and ambitious 2020-2021 season of dazzlingly theatrical and musical work: plays celebrating the raw energy of youth, unlikely and inspiring disruptors, and explorations of identity and destiny  Season includes 20th-anniversary presentation of Kristen Thomson’s I, CLAUDIA; Pulitzer Prize-shortlisted DANCE NATION directed by Meg [...]

Jaymz Bee’s Caravan of Music ft. David Clayton Thomas & Friends

By |2020-03-05T18:57:14+00:00March 5th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Tickets On Sale Now! Jaymz Bee's Caravan of Music ft. David Clayton Thomas & Friends To benefit Unison Benevolent Fund Date: Tuesday April 14th, 2020 Location: Old Mill Toronto Purchase Tickets! Every year broadcaster-producer-empresario Jaymz Bee celebrates his birthday with at least one fundraising event for charity. Returning for a highly anticipated second year, [...]

Dance Collection Danse Hall of Fame Announces Live Performances

By |2020-03-14T18:59:08+00:00March 3rd, 2020|BLOG, News|

Updated: March 13, 2020 – Dance Collection Danse has made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 DCD Hall of Fame scheduled for March 29. We will also cancel workshops and an inductee panel that were programmed for March 28. We will celebrate the same wonderful group of inductees in [...]

Wellness Coach for Women in Music Katie Zaccardi

By |2020-02-29T22:07:07+00:00February 27th, 2020|Industry, Podcast|

Katie Zaccardi is a songwriter, artist, music industry professional, and certified yoga instructor. She is a wellness coach for women in music and the host of The Out To Be podcast. Through her work in both music and wellness, along with her own experience with a generalized anxiety disorder, Katie [...]

Jurgita Dronina Makes Company Debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet

By |2020-02-26T01:18:01+00:00February 26th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Romeo and Juliet by acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina will make her company debut in the title role of Juliet this season. Romeo and Juliet is onstage March 11 – 22, 2020 [...]

Top 5 Confidence Building CreativeLive Classes

By |2020-02-25T22:06:02+00:00February 25th, 2020|Resources|

CreativeLive.com is one of the best resources out there for creative entrepreneurs to take classes online. The main categories of the courses are Photo & Video, Money & Life, Art & Design, Craft &Maker, and Music & Audio. You can access their content by purchasing The Creator Pass for all-access, [...]

Winners: The 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto

By |2020-02-23T21:03:09+00:00February 23rd, 2020|BLOG, News|

ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 18th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female VoiceBryn McAuley as Mavis in Hotel Transylvania: The Series, "Portrait of Mavis as a Young Vampire"(Corus Entertainment) Outstanding Performance – Male VoiceCarter Hayden as Klaus in Hotel Transylvania: The Series, "Freakerheads" (Corus Entertainment) Outstanding Performance – FemaleCara Ricketts as Mary [...]

Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director of KasheDance, Kevin A. Ormsby

By |2020-02-29T21:35:09+00:00February 20th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

With a career that spans over 30 years, dancer, choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby has performed with various companies and projects in Canada, the Caribbean, and the United States. He is the Artistic Director of KasheDance, and works as an Arts Strategies Consultant. He is the Program Manager for Cultural Pluralism [...]

Actor Nominations Announced for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards

By |2020-02-18T21:30:19+00:00February 18th, 2020|BLOG, News|

The nominees for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards were announced today in 141 film, television, and digital media categories by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy). A celebration of Canadian visual storytelling and the people who bring these stories to life, the Canadian Screen Awards recognize [...]

National Ballet of Canada Announces 2020/21 Season

By |2020-02-14T21:25:10+00:00February 14th, 2020|BLOG, News|

2020/21 Season: New Full-Length Ballet by Wayne McGregor Inspired by Margaret Atwood North American Premiere of Victoria Tour to London San Francisco Ballet Guest Company February 13, 2020… Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today unveiled the 2020/21 season which builds on the company’s commitment to [...]

Multidisciplinary Artist Fly Lady Di aka Diana Reyes on Dance, DJing & Visual Art

By |2020-02-19T01:06:34+00:00February 13th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

Multidisciplinary Artist Fly Lady Di aka Diana Reyes on Dance, DJing & Visual Art Toronto born and raised of Filipino descent, multidisciplinary artist Diana Reyes also known as Fly Lady Di has been rocking stages for over a decade through Dance, DJing and Visual Art. TRANSCRIPT: Today’s guest [...]