Jurgita Dronina Makes Company Debut as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet

By |2020-02-26T01:18:01+00:00February 26th, 2020|BLOG, News|

Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, announced the principal casting for Romeo and Juliet by acclaimed choreographer Alexei Ratmansky. Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina will make her company debut in the title role of Juliet this season. Romeo and Juliet is onstage March 11 – 22, 2020 [...]

Dancer, Choreographer, Artistic Director of KasheDance, Kevin A. Ormsby

By |2020-02-29T21:35:09+00:00February 20th, 2020|Dancers, Podcast|

With a career that spans over 30 years, dancer, choreographer Kevin A. Ormsby has performed with various companies and projects in Canada, the Caribbean, and the United States. He is the Artistic Director of KasheDance, and works as an Arts Strategies Consultant. He is the Program Manager for Cultural Pluralism [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

SOULPEPPER EXPANDS ITS THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE WITH NEW COMMUNITY CONVERSATION SERIES

By |2020-02-14T21:27:19+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, News|

Soulpepper Theatre Company is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Conversations Series, a post-performance discussion that will accompany each Mainstage production. Building on the success of last year’s pilot event, Community Conversation: How She Leads (March 2019), this ongoing series will include a conversation featuring leaders from various [...]

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

By |2020-02-14T21:27:51+00:00January 21st, 2020|BLOG, 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 [...]

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 [...]

National Ballet of Canada Announce The Nutcracker Principal Casting

By |2020-01-15T22:49:38+00:00December 3rd, 2019|BLOG, News|

The Nutcracker Principal Casting Announced Koto IshiharaDebuts as the Sugar Plum Fairy     December 3, 2019…Karen Kain, Artistic Director of The National Ballet of Canada, today announced the principal casting for The Nutcracker. This season, First Soloist Koto Ishihara makes her debut as the Sugar Plum Fairy. The holiday favourite [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]