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 |2019-09-29T21:19:59+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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Core Values, Limiting Beliefs & Mission Statements

By |2019-08-25T22:35:32+00:00April 25th, 2019|Coaching, Podcast|

Core Values, Limiting Beliefs & Mission Statements Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 012 This episode is a bit of a coaching session where we will explore your core values, limiting beliefs, and use them to form a mission statement that will drive you towards your goals. As a performing [...]

Singer/Songwriter Marc Jordan on Podcast

By |2019-08-25T22:31:05+00:00April 18th, 2019|Musicians, Podcast|

Singer/Songwriter Marc Jordan Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Podcast Episode 011 My guest today is singer-songwriter Marc Jordan. With numerous ASCAP, JUNO, SOCAN and Smooth Jazz awards to his credit, Marc Jordan’s work has appeared on some 35 million+ CDs. He’s written for and with Diana Ross, Chicago, Kenny Loggins, Bette [...]