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Looking For Artists is a series dedicated to the artists among us. Based in NYC, Rock Rising Productions is interested in artists like you! If you know an artist that is doing interesting things, drop us a DM on instagram and share their profile with us! Let's get connected.

Looking For Artists is a series dedicated to the artists among us. Based in NYC, Rock Rising Productions is interested in artists like you! If you know an artist that is doing interesting things, drop us a DM on instagram and share their profile with us! Let's get connected.
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United States

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Looking For Artists is a series dedicated to the artists among us. Based in NYC, Rock Rising Productions is interested in artists like you! If you know an artist that is doing interesting things, drop us a DM on instagram and share their profile with us! Let's get connected.

Language:

English

Contact:

423-902-1779


Episodes

Caitlyn Casson

5/21/2019
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Are you ready for LFA's first ever drinking game episode? Grab your beverage of choice and toss back a big old sip whenever you hear Michael and Caitlyn say "necessary." Meet dancer and yoga instructor Caitlyn Casson and listen and she and Michael talk daily life as an NYC dancer, injury prevention and recovery techniques. @caitishappy / caitlyncasson.com

Duration:01:30:52

Asher Payne

5/13/2019
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This week, singer, actor, and friend of LFA Asher Payne joins Michael to process motivation and artistic compass: the search for joy. He and Michael tease out how this thesis informs every decision and goal in Asher's life as an artist, as an activist, and as a thoughtful community member of his city.

Duration:01:36:00

Drew Santana McDonald

5/7/2019
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Like most NYC based artists, Drew Santana McDonald's trajectory has been anything but traditional. From landscape architecture to pursuing her passion of self-started Fruit Mag, Drew's instincts for navigating the arts and artists are measured and kind. Stay tuned to the end of the episode for Drew to solve a deep cut LFA mystery!

Duration:01:14:53

Brian Bonz

4/30/2019
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Filmmaker/musician Brian Bonz brings a fresh optimism to the LFA conversation as he reflects on the moments he cherishes as an artist. Brian's perspective will give fellow artists a renewed desire to stop and take stock of joyful moments in their artistic paths.

Duration:01:10:41

Gabriel Bouche

4/23/2019
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Composer Gabriel Bouche is currently in the thick of his doctoral studies at CUNY. He and Michael discuss his road from Puerto Rico to Baltimore to NYC and how his writing and artistic process has transformed along the way.

Duration:01:05:22

Lena Dabrusin 2

4/16/2019
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LFA's first ever guest returns! Lena performs in NYC as a singer, choreographer, dancer, and much more. In this episode, you'll be a fly on the wall to what feels like an off-mic conversation between two friends enjoying each other's company and sharing ideas about their careers, shifting motivations, and future plans.

Duration:01:05:11

Tim Rogan

4/9/2019
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Actor Tim Rogan brings the inspiration in a must-listen episode for aspiring actors everywhere. His road to becoming a working musical theater actor has been one of dedication, optimism, and discipline. He and Michael discuss the challenges and joys of the pursuit of an acting career in New York, the symbiotic relationship between physical fitness and success on stage, and the how to maintain a healthy mindset through the ups and downs of a career in the arts.

Duration:01:32:16

Felix Morelo

4/2/2019
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Step inside the mind of a true NYC artist; you may know his chalk faces from Union Square. Felix Morelo and Michael talk visual art, performance art, the business of art, and the life of an artist as an ongoing performance piece. Felix's perspective is rare, unique, and one you won't want to miss.

Duration:01:16:33

Jacob Davis

3/26/2019
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This week Jacob Davis joins Michael on Looking For Artists. Jacob moved to NYC about 6 years ago to study at UCB and sheds light on the process of a professional improviser. Laugh along with these two as they reminisce the stages of their friendship since middle school, growing up as artists, and now living in NYC together.

Duration:01:17:10

Doori Na

3/20/2019
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Violinist Doori Na joins Michael in this week's LFA. Ever wonder what life looks like for freelance musicians? Doori pulls back the curtain on reality as a professional musician and shares both his professional successes and roadblocks. He and Michael explore the connection between emotional and physical tension and how both affect your work as a performing artist. Doori's tips on intelligent practice provide meaningful insight to artists of all disciplines.

Duration:00:59:09

Mary Clohan

3/12/2019
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Join Michael this week as he sits down with playwright Mary Clohan. Michael and Mary talk about trusting the process, following your artistic intuition, and staying open when new creative outlets come your way!

Duration:00:54:18

Dominic Wong

3/6/2019
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Michael sits down with fellow artist and friend Dominic Wong to what it means to be a singer and how photography can capture specific moments in time that can help us see things the way they are. Dominic is a high quality storyteller but also a great listener, which is a great combination for an artist of any kind. Follow him on Instagram: @dominicwwong @iamdominicwong

Duration:00:57:38

Jeff Palmere

2/25/2019
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Get ready to STEP WITH JEFF! I talk to Jeff Palmere about growing up in New York and his passion for stepping. While you wait for his full episode, make sure you check out some of his performances on YouTube and make sure you follow him on Instagram for updates on classes and performances!

Duration:00:56:31

LFA Pilot Episode with Lena

2/1/2019
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In this episode, Lena and I take a stab at what this series could look like. We're both transplants in New York City pursuing art and I ask her a little bit about what being a freelance artist in the city looks like for her. Starting with our next episode, "Stepping with Jeff", we are going to add a web series on YouTube that will show you the artists in action! So there will be many layers to dig into depending on what you're interested in. Join the conversation as we go Looking For Artists!

Duration:00:22:45