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 [...]

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 [...]

Dave Randall & The Political Power of Music

By |2019-09-19T00:42:25+00:00September 19th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Dave Randall & The Political Power of Music Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 024 Dave Randall is a guitarist, producer, and composer. He has contributed to multi-million selling albums by Grammy Award-winning artist Dido and has toured the world a number of times performing with UK dance act Faithless. [...]

#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 [...]

Tap Dancer Travis Knights on Gregory Hines, The Tap Love Tour  & Soulpepper  Theatre

By |2020-06-03T21:12:21+00:00July 18th, 2019|Dancers, Podcast|

Tap Dancer Travis Knights on Gregory Hines, The Tap Love Tour  & Soulpepper  Theatre Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 022 Travis Knights professional career started in 2000, when he was cast as a principal dancer in the motion picture biography of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson with Gregory Hines and Savion [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Producer Timbaland & Masterclass co-founder David Rogier

By |2020-10-07T18:44:31+00:00June 27th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 019 Superstar producer Timbaland was at the Collision Technology conference in Toronto with Masterclass co-founder David Rogier to promote Timbaland Teaches Producing and Beatmaking. At the press conference, I was able to ask one of the first questions, which was fantastic so you will [...]

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

By |2020-02-29T22:43:45+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 |2020-02-29T23:26:31+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 [...]