Actor & Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford

By |2020-07-30T21:54:21+00:00July 30th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Bret Shuford is a veteran singer, dancer, and actor of eight Broadway shows including Beauty and the Beast, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, The Little Mermaid, and is currently in the Broadway cast of Wicked. He has appeared in several feature films including The Wolf of Wall Street, network television such [...]

Michael Des Barres: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Poet, DJ & Marquis

By |2020-08-10T17:15:43+00:00July 16th, 2020|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

Michael Des Barres has appeared in over 150 hours of American television, including roles on MacGyver, Seinfeld, and Roseanne, as well as more than 40 feature films and has sold over 7 million albums as both a recording artist and songwriter, beginning with his days as the frontman for such [...]

Comedy & Musical Improv Actor, Singer & Coach Jennifer Pielak

By |2020-08-26T19:20:53+00:00May 21st, 2020|Actors, 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Actor/Director/Producer/Financier Matthew Willson

By |2019-10-07T02:08:19+00:00October 4th, 2019|Actors, Industry, Podcast|

Matthew Willson is an award-winning Canadian actor, director, producer and financier of the arts with more than 500 stage performances to his credit. A versatile and talented character actor, he also boasts numerous TV and film credits.  He also finances several projects including as the sole individual financer of the [...]

#SheInspiresMe with Jennifer Lopez & Other #TIFF2019 Highlights

By |2019-09-12T03:23:39+00:00September 12th, 2019|Actors, Dancers, Musicians, Podcast|

#SheInspiresMe with Jennifer Lopez & Other #TIFF2019 Highlights Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 023 Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! is back after a short hiatus with a solo episode. The Toronto International Film Festival is happening right now and I was thrilled to attend Twitter Women’s #SheInspiresMe panel featuring Jennifer [...]

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt on HitRecord on Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive!

By |2019-08-25T22:26:09+00:00July 4th, 2019|Actors, Podcast|

Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt on HitRecord & Creative Collaboration Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 020 Joseph Gordon-Levitt is an American actor, filmmaker, singer, and entrepreneur who has an online platform where creatives of all types can collaborate with others on projects called HitRecord. Show Notes: Joseph Gordon-Levitt is [...]

Actor/Comedian Damon Wayans Jr & Special Guest App Co-founder Kristopher Jones

By |2019-08-25T22:29:00+00:00May 30th, 2019|Actors, Podcast|

Actor/Comedian Damon Wayans Jr and Special Guest App Co-founder Kristopher Jones Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 016 Actor/Comedian Damon Wayans Jr. and his business partner Kristopher Jones at Collision conference. Their Special Guest App will interest all performing artists. Damon Wayans Jr & Kris Jones Podcast Episode [...]

Erica Peck, Musical Theatre Actor/Singer

By |2019-08-30T22:36:57+00:00March 20th, 2019|Actors, Musicians, Podcast|

Erica Peck, Musical Theatre Actor/Singer Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 007 Hello and welcome to episode #7 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! My guest today is Dora award nominated actor and singer Erica Peck who got her big break in 2007, when at 19, she won the role of [...]

005 Adrian Griffin, Actor / Meisner Acting Coach

By |2019-08-31T22:11:00+00:00March 6th, 2019|Actors, Industry, Podcast|

Adrian Griffin, Actor / Meisner Acting Coach Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 005 My guest today is actor and Meisner technique coach Adrian Griffin. He is a graduate of the famed Neighborhood Playhouse, where he studied with Sanford Meisner, Bill Alderson, Ron Stetson, and Robert Modica. For the past 30 [...]