What I wish I knew then about Achieving a Thriving career in the Arts

By |2020-09-03T22:37:11+00:00September 3rd, 2020|BLOG|

Do you know what I wish I knew then about achieving a thriving career in the arts? I’ve been in the entertainment biz for over 16 years now, and back when I first started, I thought that DIY (Do It Yourself) and follow your passions were the keys to success.  [...]

Musicians, Actors, Dancers: Do You Have a Business or a Hobby?

By |2020-03-28T18:48:54+00:00March 28th, 2020|BLOG|

Musicians, actors, and dancers can easily “open their doors for business” without a firm business or marketing plan in place. Some may test the waters to see if they attract any fans or supporters and some start out doing their craft as a side gig while working their full-time job. [...]

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez

By |2020-03-27T15:40:37+00:00March 25th, 2020|Coaching, Podcast|

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez Today’s guest is the author of The Enneagram & You: Understand Your Personality Type and How it Can Transform Your Relationships, Gina Gomez. I am fascinated by personality type systems so it was great to learn from an expert on the enneagram. As [...]

Top 5 Confidence Building CreativeLive Classes

By |2020-08-26T19:26:22+00:00February 25th, 2020|BLOG|

CreativeLive.com is one of the best resources out there for creative entrepreneurs to take classes online. The main categories of the courses are Photo & Video, Money & Life, Art & Design, Craft &Maker, and Music & Audio. You can access their content by purchasing The Creator Pass for all-access, [...]

Multidisciplinary Artist Fly Lady Di aka Diana Reyes on Dance, DJing & Visual Art

By |2020-02-19T01:06:34+00:00February 13th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

Multidisciplinary Artist Fly Lady Di aka Diana Reyes on Dance, DJing & Visual Art Toronto born and raised of Filipino descent, multidisciplinary artist Diana Reyes also known as Fly Lady Di has been rocking stages for over a decade through Dance, DJing and Visual Art. TRANSCRIPT: Today’s guest [...]

Rock Star & ‘Princess of Everything’ Bif Naked Launches International Organic CBD Brand, MonaLisa Healing

By |2020-08-26T19:28:13+00:00February 4th, 2020|News|

Gold and Platinum selling Canadian rock star — not to mention author, songwriter, manager, producer, and human and animal rights activist — Bif Naked has unveiled a new venture under her expansive wing with the launch of her new organic CBD boutique, MonaLisaHealing.com. Touted as the ‘Renaissance of CBD’, the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

#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 [...]

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. [...]