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Creativity & marketing coach Diane Foy has conversations with thriving musicians, actors, dancers, and industry influencers on what it takes to succeed in the arts. Solo shows offer coaching drawn from her 25 years’ experience as a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur. Guests have included musicians Akon, Bif Naked, Sass Jordan, Jason McCoy, Clayton Bellamy, Marc Jordan, live music producer Tom Jackson, music producers Timbaland and Joe Solo, actor/musician Michael Des Barres, actor Glenn Scarpelli, Meisner acting coach Adrian Griffin, Tap Dancer Travis Knights, Dancer/Choreographer Kevin Ormsby, Broadway & Symphony star Capathia Jenkins, and Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford.

Creativity & marketing coach Diane Foy has conversations with thriving musicians, actors, dancers, and industry influencers on what it takes to succeed in the arts. Solo shows offer coaching drawn from her 25 years’ experience as a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur. Guests have included musicians Akon, Bif Naked, Sass Jordan, Jason McCoy, Clayton Bellamy, Marc Jordan, live music producer Tom Jackson, music producers Timbaland and Joe Solo, actor/musician Michael Des Barres, actor Glenn Scarpelli, Meisner acting coach Adrian Griffin, Tap Dancer Travis Knights, Dancer/Choreographer Kevin Ormsby, Broadway & Symphony star Capathia Jenkins, and Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Creativity & marketing coach Diane Foy has conversations with thriving musicians, actors, dancers, and industry influencers on what it takes to succeed in the arts. Solo shows offer coaching drawn from her 25 years’ experience as a multi-passionate creative entrepreneur. Guests have included musicians Akon, Bif Naked, Sass Jordan, Jason McCoy, Clayton Bellamy, Marc Jordan, live music producer Tom Jackson, music producers Timbaland and Joe Solo, actor/musician Michael Des Barres, actor Glenn Scarpelli, Meisner acting coach Adrian Griffin, Tap Dancer Travis Knights, Dancer/Choreographer Kevin Ormsby, Broadway & Symphony star Capathia Jenkins, and Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford.

Twitter:

@DianeFoyPR

Language:

English

Contact:

4164139672


Episodes

Actor & Broadway Life Coach Bret Shuford

7/30/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 49 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Can I share a secret with you? I can’t do what I do without the guidance of my previous and current coaches and mentors showing me the way. Until a few years ago, I was 100% DIY and that is a respected way of doing things as I’m sure many of you are currently trying to build your career all on your own. However, since I discovered coaching I have seen that life is so much easier when someone with more experience than you in an...

Duration:00:48:39

Michael Des Barres: Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Poet, DJ & Marquis

7/16/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 48 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! I’m very excited about my guest today! Michael Des Barres is a European Marquis, raised in England, and living in Los Angeles. He has appeared in over 150 hours of American television, including roles on MacGyver, Seinfeld, and Roseanne, as well as more than 40 feature films including To Sir, With Love with Sidney Poitier and has sold over 7 million albums as both a recording artist and songwriter, beginning with his days as the...

Duration:00:45:34

Pandemic Pie Project w Multi-passionate Artist Bradley Harder

6/26/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 47 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! What are you waiting for? This season, I’ve found myself longing for the completely booked coaching practice that I had planned for at the beginning of this year and although patience is not my strongest virtue, I keep reminding myself that good things take time and I’m enjoying helping the clients that I do have to build confidence, increase profile and achieve goals so that they can build a thriving career in the arts without...

Duration:00:19:14

Diane Foy on PR, Coaching & Podcasting Interviewed by #1 LGBT Podcast Rainbow Country's Mark Tara

6/10/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 46 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Calling all ARTISTS, MUSICIANS, ACTORS: You once dreamed of being where you are right now! It can be tempting to stress over not being able to perform live or missing out on the connections you would have made during that cancelled festival or conference, but at the moment you are >>>>THIS<<<< close to getting what you dreamed of. Now is not the time to doubt, but to make your dreams a reality. I’ve used this time to increase...

Duration:00:36:35

Comedy & Musical Improv Actor, Singer & Coach Jennifer Pielak

5/20/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 45 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! How is everyone doing during this isolation time? Toronto is starting to re-open some retail and services, but it will be a while before we can enjoy live concerts and theatre and film and television can begin shooting again. As an introvert I’ve been thriving! I have been so productive these last couple of months preparing content for all of you wonderful performing artists. It has been great to connect in the Thriving Musicians...

Duration:00:56:49

The Road Hammers Jason McCoy on We Are 1 World Song for Covid-19

4/29/2020
Hello and welcome to episode #44 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Today’s guest is Jason McCoy who with The Road Hammers has won 5 Canadian Country Music Awards, a JUNO award, and SOCAN Songwriter of the Year. They are the best selling Canadian country band of all time. Before The Road Hammers, Jason was already a very successful solo artist winning the CCMA Male Vocalist of the Year twice, 3 SOCAN Song of the Year awards, 19 CCMA nominations and 5 Juno nominations. In 2006, he was awarded with...

Duration:00:26:18

The Enneagram & You with Gina Gomez

3/25/2020
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 a relationship coach, Gina shows us how using the wisdom of the enneagram can strengthen your personal, professional and romantic relationships. The enneagram is an effective personality classification system that describes the characteristics,...

Duration:00:25:26

Dora Award Winner Anisa Tejpar on DCD Dance Hall of Fame, Hit & Run Productions & the Rolling Stones

3/11/2020
I have another dancer for you. I'm so inspired talking to all these dancers. They understand my love of JLo and Janet. They get it they understand me See you guys I was meant to be a dancer Anyways, if you are a dancer, musician, or actor, welcome. And in case you missed last week's episode, where I introduced the sing dance act, thrive progress pathway coaching program. I help musicians, actors and dancers who are driven to succeed, but struggle to get ahead. I help them cultivate authentic...

Duration:00:47:09

Attn: Musicians, Actors & Dancers Who Are Driven To Succeed But Are Struggling To Get Ahead

3/5/2020
You have the power to change lives with your talents. I help musicians, actors, and dancers cultivate authentic connections with audiences and industry gatekeepers so that they can build a thriving career in the arts, without feeling overwhelmed or doubting themselves. If you want to stop letting fear and a lack of knowledge hold you back, I can empower you with confidence and profile-building strategies to propel you to the next level. This episode introduces the Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive!...

Duration:00:28:28

Wellness Coach for Women in Music Katie Zaccardi

2/26/2020
Hello and welcome to episode #40 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Katie Zaccardi is a songwriter, artist, music industry professional, and certified yoga instructor. Through her work in both music and wellness, along with her own experience with a generalized anxiety disorder, Katie discovered the urgent need for a conversation surrounding mental health and self-care within the music industry. Realizing the music industry’s demand for an honest discussion on such topics as mental and physical...

Duration:00:29:34

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

2/19/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 39 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! How is your 2020 going so far? Mine has been great. I’ve been working non-stop on something special for you all. I’m so excited to soon launch the Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Progress Pathway coaching program. I help musicians, actors, and dancers cultivate authentic connections with audiences and industry gatekeepers so that they can build a thriving career in the arts, without feeling overwhelmed or doubting themselves. If you...

Duration:00:57:16

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

2/12/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 38 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Today’s guest is Toronto born and raised of Filipino descent, multidisciplinary artist Diana Reyes also known as FLY LADY DI, I can relate to that because of course wanted to also be a fly girl and I was often called Lady Di. Anyways, Fly Lady Di has been rocking stages for over a decade through Dance, DJing and Visual Art. Voted Outstanding Performance and Outstanding Design by NOW Magazine, her one-woman dance creation THIRD...

Duration:00:46:23

Hip Hop Pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes & Actor Tonya Williams at Black History Month Launch

2/1/2020
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. Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee and pioneering hip-hop legend Maestro Fresh Wes hosted the event. He has recently become the first rap artist to ever have a song inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. His legendary single “Let Your Backbone Slide” was the first rap recording to reach Gold and...

Duration:00:25:02

Mentorship with Hip Hop Pioneer Maestro Fresh Wes, Actor Tonya Williams, & Dancers Kevin Ormsby, Jaz FairyJ & Jera Wolfe

1/30/2020
This episode turned out to be a special one with a theme of mentorship that showed itself as I was editing it all together. In the last week I attended The Dancer Transition Resource Centre’s on the Move conference and the TD Black History Month Series Launch. You will hear some inspirational words from Hip Hop Pioneer, Actor, Author and Motivational Speaker Maestro Fresh Wes, Actor, Producer, Director and creator of the ReelWorld Film Festival Tonya Williams, and Dancer/Choreographers...

Duration:00:50:09

How To Create A 10-Year Vision For Your Life with Creativity Coach Diane Foy

1/16/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 36 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! As we are at the beginning of a new year and a new decade I thought that it was a good time to talk about future visioning. In episode 33, I talked about vision boards with Andrea Hendron who is a mindfulness practitioner, reiki master and life coach so definitely go back and check that out if you missed it. By taking a moment to really visualize what you want your life to be like in the future you can better determine the steps...

Duration:00:21:21

Hip Hop MC & Producer Solitair on his 20-Year Career & The Forgiveness Project

1/8/2020
Hello and welcome to episode 35 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Today’s guest is widely considered one of Toronto’s Hip Hop legends, Solitair’s many contributions have made an indelible impact on the Canadian urban music landscape, and the music industry as a whole. In 1999, at the age of 23, Solitair made his mainstream musical debut on Choclair’s first major label album, ‘Ice Cold’, producing 4 songs and featured on several others. The album went Gold (50,000 units sold) in less than 30...

Duration:00:45:19

Dance Education Coach & Dance Boss Podcast Host Erin Pride

12/11/2019
Links and transcript visit Mentions: Lauren Ritchie The Dance Podcast, Rise podcast by Rachel Hollis, Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo, Dax Shepard Armchair Expert, The Right-Brain Business Plan by Jennifer Lee, Artizan coaching. Creative Live

Duration:00:36:59

Creativity, Visioning & Oracle with Life Coach, Mindfulness Practioner, & Reiki Master Andrea Hendron

12/4/2019
Hello and welcome to episode 33 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! I have a special guest for you today. Andrea Hendron is a Life coach, Mindfullness Practioner, Reiki Master, and the Creator of Andrea's Soul Chats. My plan was to do a solo episode talking about future visioning and creating vision boards and as I was preparing I began thinking about my friend Andrea. She took the idea of vision boards and expanded on it to develop intuitive Oracle Board coaching sessions, workshops and retreats....

Duration:00:31:54

Rob Carli on Composing Music for Film & TV & the Power of Music Therapy

11/20/2019
Hello and welcome to episode 032 of Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! Today’s guest is Robert Carli, who is one of Canada’s busiest and most in-demand composers for Film & Television. His music has received numerous industry awards and nominations, including 20 Gemini and Canadian Screen Award nominations, 5 Gemini Awards and 3 Canadian Screen Awards. He is the recipient of several SOCAN Awards for domestic television. He is currently working on his 13th season of Shaftesbury Films’ MURDOCH...

Duration:00:53:36

Why I love Janet Jackson & why some performing artists thrive while others spend years struggling to breakthrough

11/15/2019
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 the competitive edge for many has been that they have a clear message of who they are and what they stand for. And they know how to communicate that to connect with people. Talent is not enough. If you think about your favorite musicians, actors, dancers, I'm sure that you love them for more than just their talent. You are...

Duration:00:18:22