Comedy & Musical Improv Actor, Singer & Coach Jennifer Pielak

By |2020-05-23T16:59:41+00:00May 21st, 2020|Actors, Coaching, Podcast|

Jennifer Pielak is a performing artist and coach from Vancouver, Canada. She’s a multi-disciplinary performer with over 15 years of professional experience in comedy improv, musical theatre, musical improv, experimental/physical theatre, singing, voice acting, and TV/film/commercials. She has trained and performed at improv theatres and festivals across North America, founded [...]

The Road Hammers Jason McCoy on We Are 1 World Song for Covid-19

By |2020-05-03T21:31:10+00:00April 30th, 2020|Musicians, Podcast|

Today’s guest is Jason McCoy who with The Road Hammers has won 5 Canadian Country Music Awards, a JUNO award, and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year.  They are the best selling Canadian country band of all time. Before The Road Hammers, Jason was already a very successful solo artist winning [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Bif Naked Canada’s Punk Rock Queen

By |2019-10-27T17:17:16+00:00October 24th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

I am so excited for today’s guest, Canada’s Punk Rock Queen Bif Naked! I have been a fan of hers since her 1996 self-titled debut album and the follow up I Bificus with the hits “Daddy’s Getting Married,” “Spaceman” and “Moment of Weakness.” In 2001 her album Purge produced by [...]

Christopher Leacock aka Jillionaire on Music & Technology

By |2020-02-29T22:08:06+00:00October 17th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Today we have Christopher Leacock aka Jillionaire who staying true to his Trinidadian roots, fuses original Caribbean rhythms of soca with dancehall beats. Along with Diplo and Walshy Fire, he was a member of the electronic music group Major Lazer until this past June when he left the group to [...]

Broadway & Symphony Star Capathia Jenkins

By |2019-10-13T20:31:36+00:00October 9th, 2019|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

Broadway and Symphony Star Capathia Jenkins. I love this line from her bio that says “This woman who grappling with two dueling passions each with a strong grip: acting and music, yet she refuses to pick one because they both represent her soul. Capathia approaches a song the same way [...]