Cara Pifko, Better Call Saul Recurring, Gemini & Stage Raw Theatre Award Winning Actor

By |2020-10-15T03:22:09+00:00October 15th, 2020|Actors, Podcast|

Today’s guest is Gemini and Stage Raw Theatre award-winning actor Cara Pifko who has played the recurring character of Paige Novick on the 39 times Emmy Award-nominated television show Better Call Saul since 2016. Acting professionally since the age of 7, she practically grew up on Canadian television shows including [...]

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 [...]

Actor Nominations Announced for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards

By |2020-08-26T19:26:39+00:00February 18th, 2020|News|

The nominees for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards were announced today in 141 film, television, and digital media categories by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy). A celebration of Canadian visual storytelling and the people who bring these stories to life, the Canadian Screen Awards recognize [...]

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 [...]

BIG, BOLD, AND FREE THEATRE AT SOULPEPPER FOR PEOPLE 25 & UNDER LAUNCHES

By |2020-08-27T17:09:14+00:00January 21st, 2020|News|

In celebration of the start of the inaugural season of artistic programming under the leadership of Artistic Director Weyni Mengesha and Executive Director Emma Stenning, Soulpepper Theatre Company’s previously announced Free 25 & Under program launches with the first performance of the 2020 season. The Free 25 & Under program [...]

JULIUS CAESAR By Groundling Theatre Company & Crow’s Theatre in Toronto

By |2020-08-27T17:09:36+00:00December 3rd, 2019|News|

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.” Directed by Chris Abraham Starring Graham Abbey, Sarah Afful, Walter Borden, Ryan Cunningham, Michelle Giroux, Dion Johnstone, Jani Lauzon, Diego Matamoros, Jim Mezon, Moya O’Connell, & André Sills On stage at Streetcar Crowsnest in the Guloien Theatre January [...]

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 [...]

“Women Get Shit Done…Fast” Says Jennifer Lopez at Twitter’s #SheInspiresMe TIFF Event

By |2020-08-27T17:02:30+00:00September 11th, 2019|BLOG|

"Women Get Shit Done...Fast": Jennifer Lopez at Twitter's #SheInspiresMe TIFF Event Jennifer Lopez, Constance Wu, Keke Palmer, Lili Reinhart, and Writer/Director Lorene Scafaria of the movie Hustlers were the guests of Twitter Women's #SheInspiresMe panel that took place during the Toronto International Film Festival on September 7th.  #SheInspiresMe is an [...]

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 [...]

SING! DANCE! ACT! THRIVE! Introduction Podcast Episode

By |2019-08-25T22:42:00+00:00January 30th, 2019|Podcast|

Entertainment publicist and creativity coach Diane Foy has conversations with thriving performing artists and industry influencers on what it takes to succeed.  Solo shows offer coaching drawn from her 25 years’ experience as a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur.  This podcast will empower you to thrive in the arts. [...]