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 [...]

Live Music Producer Tom Jackson

By |2019-09-27T22:40:45+00:00September 26th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Live music producer Tom Jackson has transformed the live show for artists such as Taylor Swift, Shawn Mendes, The Band Perry, High Valley, Magic and many more. Author of the book Tom Jackson’s Live Music Method and the All Roads Lead to the Stage DVD series, Tom is uniquely talented and skilled at transforming [...]

Producer Joe Solo on Music Biz Success

By |2019-08-25T22:25:34+00:00July 11th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Producer Joe Solo on Music Biz Success Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 021 Today’s episode is an interview that I did during Canadian Music Week with producer and songwriter Joe Solo. Known for developing Macy Gray for 17 years before she hit it big with her debut album in [...]

Legendary Rock Photographer Bob Gruen on Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast

By |2019-08-25T22:27:47+00:00June 20th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Legendary Rock Photographer Bob Gruen Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 018 My guest today is photographer Bob Gruen, who is one of the most well-known and respected photographers in rock and roll. From John Lennon to Johnny Rotten; Muddy Waters to the Rolling Stones; Elvis to Madonna; Bob Dylan [...]

Fit on Tour Co-founder Andrea MacNeil

By |2019-08-25T22:28:24+00:00June 13th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Fit on Tour Co-founder Andrea MacNeil Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 017 This week is an important topic for all of us, in particular, performing artists and industry that spend a lot of time on the road on tour. Andrea MacNeil has had a foot in the live entertainment [...]

Canadian Music Week Review Part 2 with Esma, Tamara Maddalen, Encore

By |2019-08-29T20:28:49+00:00May 24th, 2019|Industry, Musicians, Podcast|

Canadian Music Week Review Part 2 with Esma, Tamara Maddalen, Encore Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 015 Canadian Music Week review part 2 with guests Esma, Tamara Maddalen and Donald Plant from Encore who report on their CMW experiences and what they learned from the various workshops. [...]

Canadian Music Week Review Part 1 with Angela Saini & Denver Haylee

By |2019-08-26T00:41:34+00:00May 16th, 2019|Industry, Musicians, Podcast|

Canadian Music Week Review Part 1 with Angela Saini & Denver Haylee Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 014 Canadian Music Week review part 1 with guest artists Angela Saini and Denver Haylee.  I share all of my CMW experiences from live shows, awards, panels, and interviews and then pass [...]

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 [...]

Celebrity Makeup Artist Lucky Bromhead

By |2019-08-27T03:01:59+00:00February 27th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Celebrity Makeup Artist Lucky Bromhead Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 004 My guest today is makeup artist Lucky Bromhead who spends a lot of time with the gang from Schitt’s Creek, as the personal makeup artist to Catherine O'Hara and Annie Murphy. Lucky and I used to work together many [...]

002 Andrea Morris Radio Promoter (Am to Fm Promotions)

By |2019-08-25T22:40:15+00:00February 20th, 2019|Industry, Podcast|

Andrea Morris, Radio Promoter, AM to FM Promotions Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 002 For 15 years, Andrea Morris has run her own independent radio promotions company, AM to FM Promotions.  Andrea’s years as a music director makes her a natural promo person, as she has a keen understanding [...]