Lauren Ritchie     Ep. #1   Meet the Host & Creator. She shares  why  is she doing this,  what  will you get from listening,  how  to start your Dance career on a successful path!

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #1

Meet the Host & Creator. She shares why is she doing this, what will you get from listening, how to start your Dance career on a successful path!

   Bree Waslylenko     Ep #2   This episode was PACKED with  Audition  info,  body  advice and golden nuggets about the current  Toronto  commercial dance scene. (click to read more...)

Bree Waslylenko

Ep #2

This episode was PACKED with Audition info, body advice and golden nuggets about the current Toronto commercial dance scene. (click to read more...)

   Taylor James     Ep.#3   Based in LA, Taylor has built a dream  Commercial  dance career. We talk  Personal Branding , the necessary  Research  at the start of your career and how to attract what you want to create...

Taylor James

Ep.#3

Based in LA, Taylor has built a dream Commercial dance career. We talk Personal Branding, the necessary Research at the start of your career and how to attract what you want to create...

  Gillian Abbott    Ep. #4   From  Cirque  du Soleil, to  Juilliard , to  Dirty Dancing  - Gillian shares her Audition experiences, the benefits of school & what she does to stay mentally fit.

Gillian Abbott

Ep. #4

From Cirque du Soleil, to Juilliard, to Dirty Dancing - Gillian shares her Audition experiences, the benefits of school & what she does to stay mentally fit.

  Keltie Knight    Ep. #7   From  Rockettes , to  Beyonce , to the  Vegas  strip, to  Red Carpets ! Keltie shares her NY memories, the transition to the West Coast scene that now has her interviewing the world's biggest celebrities.

Keltie Knight

Ep. #7

From Rockettes, to Beyonce, to the Vegas strip, to Red Carpets! Keltie shares her NY memories, the transition to the West Coast scene that now has her interviewing the world's biggest celebrities.

  Megan Laswon    Ep. #10   She was the lead choreographer for  Madonna's  latest tour, is a renowned Seaweed Sisters &  improv  idol. We cover it all.. from Carbs, to  Creativity  to Choreo!

Megan Laswon

Ep. #10

She was the lead choreographer for Madonna's latest tour, is a renowned Seaweed Sisters & improv idol. We cover it all.. from Carbs, to Creativity to Choreo!

  Christie Lee Manning    Ep. #13    London , Baby! We talk the UK dance scene vs Vancouver, Canada. How she dealt with  Type casting , working with agents, & her mission to spread  Jazz  dance and history.

Christie Lee Manning

Ep. #13

London, Baby! We talk the UK dance scene vs Vancouver, Canada. How she dealt with Type casting, working with agents, & her mission to spread Jazz dance and history.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #16   Want the  coles notes  on a successful dance career? These are the consistent, magical messages that have been spoken about in  every episode  to date! Lauren breaks it down and makes it quick, simple & clear.

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #16

Want the coles notes on a successful dance career? These are the consistent, magical messages that have been spoken about in every episode to date! Lauren breaks it down and makes it quick, simple & clear.

  Alex Little    Ep. #19   Alex candidly shares her journey in  The Young Americans,  the evolution of her teaching, starting her own Contemp company " Escape Artists " and the daily challenges of her  eating disorder.

Alex Little

Ep. #19

Alex candidly shares her journey in The Young Americans, the evolution of her teaching, starting her own Contemp company "Escape Artists" and the daily challenges of her eating disorder.

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  Carlo Atienza    Ep. #25   He was a  19 year old  volleyball player when he took his first dance class. Now, he has 4 consecutive  National Hip Hop titles , and a youtube channel with over  2.8 million views.

Carlo Atienza

Ep. #25

He was a 19 year old volleyball player when he took his first dance class. Now, he has 4 consecutive National Hip Hop titles, and a youtube channel with over 2.8 million views.

  Stephen Hernandez    Ep. #28   He has just finished touring with  Disney's Newsies , has danced with  Shaping Sound  and completed the  EDGE PAC scholarship  program. Stephen shareshow he transitioned from Ballet to MT.

Stephen Hernandez

Ep. #28

He has just finished touring with Disney's Newsies, has danced with Shaping Sound and completed the EDGE PAC scholarship program. Stephen shareshow he transitioned from Ballet to MT.

  Cara Lee    Ep. #31   From using a " stage name ", to  cruise ships , to working in the internationally renowned  Moulin Rouge  - Cara still has high hopes (and high kicks!) in her future.

Cara Lee

Ep. #31

From using a "stage name", to cruise ships, to working in the internationally renowned Moulin Rouge - Cara still has high hopes (and high kicks!) in her future.

  Gia Martello    Ep. #34   One of TVs most recognizable assistants, Gia Martello gives us her take on TV dancing, what she wishes more people knew about  Dance Moms  and fun behind the scenes moments at with Abby Lee.

Gia Martello

Ep. #34

One of TVs most recognizable assistants, Gia Martello gives us her take on TV dancing, what she wishes more people knew about Dance Moms and fun behind the scenes moments at with Abby Lee.

  Kevin Mylrea    Ep. #37   First introduced to Canada on  SYTYCD  Season 1, Kevin has danced with today's biggest names and how his dance journey has taken him from Cruise Ships, to  Broadway , to World Tours with  Cirque Du Soleil.

Kevin Mylrea

Ep. #37

First introduced to Canada on SYTYCD Season 1, Kevin has danced with today's biggest names and how his dance journey has taken him from Cruise Ships, to Broadway, to World Tours with Cirque Du Soleil.

  Kristina Eustace    Ep. #40   Kristina Eustace opens up about dance in the  public education  system, chronic pain & physical health that changed her dance career, and  politics in dance and schools.

Kristina Eustace

Ep. #40

Kristina Eustace opens up about dance in the public education system, chronic pain & physical health that changed her dance career, and politics in dance and schools.

  Liana Blackburn    Ep. #43   She was the  Dance Captain on the Selena Gomez  tour and has worked with  ICONS . Liana shares her incredible story from  Audition surprises , fun  video shoots,  and how to ask for what you truly want!

Liana Blackburn

Ep. #43

She was the Dance Captain on the Selena Gomez tour and has worked with ICONS. Liana shares her incredible story from Audition surprises, fun video shoots, and how to ask for what you truly want!

  Melissa Panton    Ep. #46   This  Talent Agent  shares it all! From  Head shots , to  Resumes ,  Reels , and Agent introductions- Melissa shares what you need to know about getting, and working with, an agent.

Melissa Panton

Ep. #46

This Talent Agent shares it all! From Head shots, to Resumes, Reels, and Agent introductions- Melissa shares what you need to know about getting, and working with, an agent.

  Sharkcookie    Ep. #49   A renowned dance  photographer  with over 600k follows on instagram alone! David shares what  makes a great photo shoot , and how  experimenting  and failing is the best thing you can do for your craft.

Sharkcookie

Ep. #49

A renowned dance photographer with over 600k follows on instagram alone! David shares what makes a great photo shoot, and how experimenting and failing is the best thing you can do for your craft.

  Season 1 Finale    Ep. #52   A whole year has flown by! With so many  stories  and pieces of  advice  in Season 1, Lauren shares her  top tips  and  takeaways  from this Season's guests! Don't miss these coles notes!

Season 1 Finale

Ep. #52

A whole year has flown by! With so many stories and pieces of advice in Season 1, Lauren shares her top tips and takeaways from this Season's guests! Don't miss these coles notes!

  Bree Melanson    Ep. #55   Bree helps people move through their " what next " or stuck moments. She assists people to unfold their potential & shares a awesome amount of tools to  help YOU achieve your best  life & career.

Bree Melanson

Ep. #55

Bree helps people move through their "what next" or stuck moments. She assists people to unfold their potential & shares a awesome amount of tools to help YOU achieve your best life & career.

  Paul Becker    Ep. #58   He is one of the top film & tv choreographers! Paul shares the key to  booking the job,  how you  differentiate yourself,  & the "dos" and "don'ts" of reels.

Paul Becker

Ep. #58

He is one of the top film & tv choreographers! Paul shares the key to booking the job, how you differentiate yourself, & the "dos" and "don'ts" of reels.

  Jo'Artis "Big Mijo" Ratti    Ep. #61   One of the  original creators  of Krump. We talk about what  KRUMP means , how it grew into an  international phenomena , documentaries and dancing on tour with Madonna.

Jo'Artis "Big Mijo" Ratti

Ep. #61

One of the original creators of Krump. We talk about what KRUMP means, how it grew into an international phenomena, documentaries and dancing on tour with Madonna.

  Erica Sobol    Ep. #64   A Grand Prize Winner of the prestigious  Capezio Ace Award , founder of   collidEdance     company, & creator of the  GYPSY PROJECT , a creative intensive designed to support and nurture artists bodies and voices.

Erica Sobol

Ep. #64

A Grand Prize Winner of the prestigious Capezio Ace Award, founder of collidEdance company, & creator of the GYPSY PROJECT, a creative intensive designed to support and nurture artists bodies and voices.

  Emily Bufferd    Ep. #67   Emily Bufferd talks about NYC show  BUSINESS  and  PERFORMING  arts. A Producer, Choreographer, Teacher, and Performer, Emily Produces The Young Choreographer’s Festival ( YCF ).

Emily Bufferd

Ep. #67

Emily Bufferd talks about NYC show BUSINESS and PERFORMING arts. A Producer, Choreographer, Teacher, and Performer, Emily Produces The Young Choreographer’s Festival (YCF).

  Julio Fuentes    Ep. #70   Vancouver based Choreographer and  Musical Theatre  performer. He shares how he started at 19, broke into the MT industry,  audition rituals , and the powerful lesson he learned from an  injury .

Julio Fuentes

Ep. #70

Vancouver based Choreographer and Musical Theatre performer. He shares how he started at 19, broke into the MT industry, audition rituals, and the powerful lesson he learned from an injury.

  Dani West    Ep. #73   .It's body talk with  Physiotherapist  and Pilates Dance Specialist, Dani. She offers loads of  resources , tips for cross-training and  techniques  that will extend dancers into a long, healthy career.

Dani West

Ep. #73

.It's body talk with Physiotherapist and Pilates Dance Specialist, Dani. She offers loads of resources, tips for cross-training and techniques that will extend dancers into a long, healthy career.

  Anisa Tejpar    Ep. #76   Co-Director of  Hit & Run Productions  she blends her concert training with commercial work.  How does she hire dancers ? Her  rules of communication?  And the biggest  lesson learned  on a film set.

Anisa Tejpar

Ep. #76

Co-Director of Hit & Run Productions she blends her concert training with commercial work. How does she hire dancers? Her rules of communication? And the biggest lesson learned on a film set.

  Stacie Flood-Popp    Ep. #79   Teaching at the  Nashville School for the Arts , she builds authentic artists every day. We talk powerful  collaborations  and answer the  most asked questions  from young dancers.

Stacie Flood-Popp

Ep. #79

Teaching at the Nashville School for the Arts, she builds authentic artists every day. We talk powerful collaborations and answer the most asked questions from young dancers.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #82   Do you feel  burned out ? Work multiple jobs and have your fingers in multiple projects? Lauren has a casual conversation with her friend Julianna about how to  reset  and  reconnect  with what energizes you.

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #82

Do you feel burned out? Work multiple jobs and have your fingers in multiple projects? Lauren has a casual conversation with her friend Julianna about how to reset and reconnect with what energizes you.

  Anthony Morigerato    Ep. #85   A  tap  dancer, director, Emmy nominated Choreographer & founder of  Operation Tap . Is tap dying? What do adjudicators look for? How do you train to  give yourself edge ? It's all here!

Anthony Morigerato

Ep. #85

A tap dancer, director, Emmy nominated Choreographer & founder of Operation Tap. Is tap dying? What do adjudicators look for? How do you train to give yourself edge? It's all here!

  Adam Cates    Ep. #88   The Author of " The Business of Show ", Adam offers advice on navigating  NYC  and the pro world of dance. Countless credits on  Broadway  and even the special moment where he recognizes he "made it".

Adam Cates

Ep. #88

The Author of "The Business of Show", Adam offers advice on navigating NYC and the pro world of dance. Countless credits on Broadway and even the special moment where he recognizes he "made it".

  Mickela Mallozzi    Ep. #91    DREAM JOB  alert! This  girl boss  took her love of dance & turned it into an  Emmy Award  winning tv series capturing dance around the world.  Self doubt , obstacles, milestones & expectations - we cover it all!

Mickela Mallozzi

Ep. #91

DREAM JOB alert! This girl boss took her love of dance & turned it into an Emmy Award winning tv series capturing dance around the world. Self doubt, obstacles, milestones & expectations - we cover it all!

  Jocelyn Peden    Ep. #94   Jocelyn is a force in the Canadian dance scene, Credits include  Janet Jackson,  The Bodyguard, an NBA Los Angeles Laker Girl and continues to  co-direct  opening & closing ceremonies on the world stage!.

Jocelyn Peden

Ep. #94

Jocelyn is a force in the Canadian dance scene, Credits include Janet Jackson, The Bodyguard, an NBA Los Angeles Laker Girl and continues to co-direct opening & closing ceremonies on the world stage!.

  Sarah Calvert    Ep. #97   A beautiful blend of  Dance Academics  and  Entrepreneurialism , Sarah has created an real impact with  International Dance Teaching Standards  and the areas of study she is endlessly curious about!

Sarah Calvert

Ep. #97

A beautiful blend of Dance Academics and Entrepreneurialism, Sarah has created an real impact with International Dance Teaching Standards and the areas of study she is endlessly curious about!

  Stacey Tookey    Ep. #100   We talk  NYC ,  Authenticity , Most Powerful moments on and off stage and knowing your worth (artistically and financially) with  Emmy-nominated  choreographer Stacey Tookey.

Stacey Tookey

Ep. #100

We talk NYC, Authenticity, Most Powerful moments on and off stage and knowing your worth (artistically and financially) with Emmy-nominated choreographer Stacey Tookey.

  Sarah Matton    Ep. #107   Entrepreneur extraordinaire and  Ryerson   University  graduate, Sarah is the co-creator of  Quick Ball Change  Inc. and the Founder of  10 Talent Management , Canada’s newest talent agency!

Sarah Matton

Ep. #107

Entrepreneur extraordinaire and Ryerson University graduate, Sarah is the co-creator of Quick Ball Change Inc. and the Founder of 10 Talent Management, Canada’s newest talent agency!

  Galit - DanceSpeak    Ep. #110   Creator of  DanceSpeak Podcast , Galit shares her LA perspective - from class videos, to working with Prince, to  balancing side hustles  and multiple passions as a working dancer and fitness advocate. .

Galit - DanceSpeak

Ep. #110

Creator of DanceSpeak Podcast, Galit shares her LA perspective - from class videos, to working with Prince, to balancing side hustles and multiple passions as a working dancer and fitness advocate. .

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  Kim Gingras    Ep. #5   One of the most successful Commerical dancers ( Beyonce , Xtina, Chris Brown, Nick, Jonas, etc). Kim shares advice on  Visas , Tours,  Television , and more!

Kim Gingras

Ep. #5

One of the most successful Commerical dancers (Beyonce, Xtina, Chris Brown, Nick, Jonas, etc). Kim shares advice on Visas, Tours, Television, and more!

  Ashley Werhun    Ep. #8   The wonderful Ashley Werhun shares her  Contemporary  Concert Dance journey as she now dances with  Les Ballet Jazz  de Montreal and works with the non-profit  MindLeaps !

Ashley Werhun

Ep. #8

The wonderful Ashley Werhun shares her Contemporary Concert Dance journey as she now dances with Les Ballet Jazz de Montreal and works with the non-profit MindLeaps!

  NappyTabs    Ep. #11   The Dance Royalty duo share MASSIVE amounts of  audition  info, the true  hustle  of the business and  online presence  that will boost your dance career.

NappyTabs

Ep. #11

The Dance Royalty duo share MASSIVE amounts of audition info, the true hustle of the business and online presence that will boost your dance career.

  Christian Vincent    Ep. #14   Education Envy! We talk about  Universities  (he has his Masters & Undergrad in Dance)  Conventions , competitions,  Jazz History  and the Kaufman School of Dance.

Christian Vincent

Ep. #14

Education Envy! We talk about Universities (he has his Masters & Undergrad in Dance) Conventions, competitions, Jazz History and the Kaufman School of Dance.

  Kristin Jantzie    Ep. #17   This  Rockette  gives us a sneak peek into the  auditions , seasons, and working with  Mia   Michaels  on the Summer Spectacular.

Kristin Jantzie

Ep. #17

This Rockette gives us a sneak peek into the auditions, seasons, and working with Mia Michaels on the Summer Spectacular.

  Gene Gabriel    Ep. #20   It's all about  Acting ! Gene has transformed hundreds of Dancers into deeper, more diverse Artists through his acting and  Improv  workshops. This is all about how acting can be a pivotal role in your career.

Gene Gabriel

Ep. #20

It's all about Acting! Gene has transformed hundreds of Dancers into deeper, more diverse Artists through his acting and Improv workshops. This is all about how acting can be a pivotal role in your career.

  Liberty Cogen    Ep. #23   She graduated with a  BFA in Musical Theatre , hit the NYC scene and booked the first national tour of  Legally Blonde ! She made it, right? LIsten to hear about the twists and turns in every dance career.

Liberty Cogen

Ep. #23

She graduated with a BFA in Musical Theatre, hit the NYC scene and booked the first national tour of Legally Blonde! She made it, right? LIsten to hear about the twists and turns in every dance career.

  Gina Pero    Ep. #26   She a a former  Rockette , has hustled on the  Vegas  scene, and is now a  Dance Coach  dedicated to help dancers show up as their most authentic, confident self.

Gina Pero

Ep. #26

She a a former Rockette, has hustled on the Vegas scene, and is now a Dance Coach dedicated to help dancers show up as their most authentic, confident self.

  Moe Brody    Ep. #29   She co-owns Vancouver's  Harbour Dance Centre  & Directs the Intensive Training Program ( ITP ) all while choreographing for both Film & TV. Moe gives you the  real talk  around a professional career.

Moe Brody

Ep. #29

She co-owns Vancouver's Harbour Dance Centre & Directs the Intensive Training Program (ITP) all while choreographing for both Film & TV. Moe gives you the real talk around a professional career.

  Cady Huffman    Ep. #32   She is a  Tony Award winner  for her role as Ulla in The Producers. With over  33 years in "the biz"  Cady talks about working with icons like  Bob Fosse  and advice for any performer.

Cady Huffman

Ep. #32

She is a Tony Award winner for her role as Ulla in The Producers. With over 33 years in "the biz" Cady talks about working with icons like Bob Fosse and advice for any performer.

  Tyce Diorio    Ep. #35   An  Emmy award winning  choreographer and renowned instructor- Tyce talks about  finding your VOICE  as a dancer, how to have longevity andbecome a  master of rejection!

Tyce Diorio

Ep. #35

An Emmy award winning choreographer and renowned instructor- Tyce talks about finding your VOICE as a dancer, how to have longevity andbecome a master of rejection!

  Sharmila Mitra    Ep. #38   A master Pilates instructor, Sharmila talks about how to  train like an elite dancer , what cross function training can do to build  healthier bodies  and what we can do to build an even  stronger community.

Sharmila Mitra

Ep. #38

A master Pilates instructor, Sharmila talks about how to train like an elite dancer, what cross function training can do to build healthier bodies and what we can do to build an even stronger community.

  Menina Fortunato    Ep. #41   Menina was a commercial Dancer who now  produces music videos , instructional dance dvds, and  The Hollywood Summer Tour . Find our how to  HUSTLE , what to do on set, and Audition tips.

Menina Fortunato

Ep. #41

Menina was a commercial Dancer who now produces music videos, instructional dance dvds, and The Hollywood Summer Tour. Find our how to HUSTLE, what to do on set, and Audition tips.

  Tomer Heymann    Ep. #44   A  dance documentary  capturing the Israeli choreographer  Ohad Naharin,  who created a movement language " GAGA ". Filmmaker, Tomer Heymann, shares the magic of this film and dance!

Tomer Heymann

Ep. #44

A dance documentary capturing the Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, who created a movement language "GAGA". Filmmaker, Tomer Heymann, shares the magic of this film and dance!

  Jeff Mortensen    Ep. #47   He is a  multi-talented  performer. Jeff shares his unique journey through SYTYCD, to  Cirque Du Soleil , to performing and assisting on renowned productions like  Disney's The Descendants.

Jeff Mortensen

Ep. #47

He is a multi-talented performer. Jeff shares his unique journey through SYTYCD, to Cirque Du Soleil, to performing and assisting on renowned productions like Disney's The Descendants.

  Andrea Dvorak    Ep. #50   Andrea shares her courageous journey recovering from a severe  eating disorder  and loss if identity. Now in  the UK,  Andrea shares her learnings of dancing in a new country and how she trains with a healthy way.

Andrea Dvorak

Ep. #50

Andrea shares her courageous journey recovering from a severe eating disorder and loss if identity. Now in the UK, Andrea shares her learnings of dancing in a new country and how she trains with a healthy way.

  Taylor James    Ep. #53   A 1 year catch up and kicking off Season 2, Taylor speaks candidly about  Body Image ,  Dancer Advocacy , living in  Purpose  and how all of these have shaped his career.

Taylor James

Ep. #53

A 1 year catch up and kicking off Season 2, Taylor speaks candidly about Body Image, Dancer Advocacy, living in Purpose and how all of these have shaped his career.

  Sarah Dolan    Ep. #56   Choreographer and the AD of 02 the dance company, Sarah tips on your  first steps  entering a dance career, what inspires her choreography and what will  make every job you do a great one.

Sarah Dolan

Ep. #56

Choreographer and the AD of 02 the dance company, Sarah tips on your first steps entering a dance career, what inspires her choreography and what will make every job you do a great one.

  Chris Hale    Ep. #59   Chris talks about how he  built up his classes  in one of the largest dance communities in the world, how his perception of a dancer's body & its  functionality  has evolved, and following our  Curiosity .

Chris Hale

Ep. #59

Chris talks about how he built up his classes in one of the largest dance communities in the world, how his perception of a dancer's body & its functionality has evolved, and following our Curiosity.

  Glenn & Linda Sims    Ep. #62   Over 20 Seasons with  Alvin Ailey,  we cover  Injury prevention  to what  dancers and parents need to know.  Glenn and Linda share how dancers create longevity and happiness within their career!

Glenn & Linda Sims

Ep. #62

Over 20 Seasons with Alvin Ailey, we cover Injury prevention to what dancers and parents need to know. Glenn and Linda share how dancers create longevity and happiness within their career!

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #65   A Grand Prize Winner of the prestigious  Capezio Ace Award , founder of   collidEdance     company, & creator of the  GYPSY PROJECT , a creative intensive designed to support and nurture artists bodies and voices.

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #65

A Grand Prize Winner of the prestigious Capezio Ace Award, founder of collidEdance company, & creator of the GYPSY PROJECT, a creative intensive designed to support and nurture artists bodies and voices.

  Jake Casey    Ep. #68   A gymnast and a  Ballet  boy, Jake talks about what it's like to be the  only boy  dancer at school, professional company work, and his approach on how he  auditioned  and booked a  European  dance company.

Jake Casey

Ep. #68

A gymnast and a Ballet boy, Jake talks about what it's like to be the only boy dancer at school, professional company work, and his approach on how he auditioned and booked a European dance company.

  Melissa Emrico    Ep. #71   From Lady  Gaga  to  Cats  to  FAME : the musical, Melissa describes her  career changing  shift, her  greatest fear  realized, and what she encourages dancers across the country to pay attention to!

Melissa Emrico

Ep. #71

From Lady Gaga to Cats to FAME: the musical, Melissa describes her career changing shift, her greatest fear realized, and what she encourages dancers across the country to pay attention to!

  Tilman O'Donnell    Ep. #74   Awarded " Dancer to Watch " and "Choreographer to Watch", Tilman open up about the European dance scene, mental & physical  obstacles  that dancers can break through, & what  each dancer needs to hear .

Tilman O'Donnell

Ep. #74

Awarded "Dancer to Watch" and "Choreographer to Watch", Tilman open up about the European dance scene, mental & physical obstacles that dancers can break through, & what each dancer needs to hear.

  Bradley & Felicia Taylor    Ep. #77   The Directors of  Dance Makers , Brad & Felicia Taylor talk about the  business of dance , powerful  pieces of success  and what they wish more dance teachers would do.

Bradley & Felicia Taylor

Ep. #77

The Directors of Dance Makers, Brad & Felicia Taylor talk about the business of dance, powerful pieces of success and what they wish more dance teachers would do.

  Jonathan Givens    Ep. #80   From MT to Oprah to  photography , Jonathan shares his biggest lesson learned from a career-ending injury and the truth about world class  Talent and Technician  crews. Author of  Dance Across the USA .

Jonathan Givens

Ep. #80

From MT to Oprah to photography, Jonathan shares his biggest lesson learned from a career-ending injury and the truth about world class Talent and Technician crews. Author of Dance Across the USA.

  Ray Leeper    Ep. #83   He is a  Convention  legend, and  Nuvo  Director, Ray shares the truths about  breaking into the business , his  personal hardships , and how he dealt with  SYTYCD  pressures, comparisons and praise!

Ray Leeper

Ep. #83

He is a Convention legend, and Nuvo Director, Ray shares the truths about breaking into the business, his personal hardships, and how he dealt with SYTYCD pressures, comparisons and praise!

  Luis Javier Fuentes    Ep. #86   Small, but incredibly mighty, Luis speaks to his love of the  Ballet  world and how  sacrifice  and dedication shaped his childhood at the National Ballet of Cuba. We talk  body ,  perfection  & giving back.

Luis Javier Fuentes

Ep. #86

Small, but incredibly mighty, Luis speaks to his love of the Ballet world and how sacrifice and dedication shaped his childhood at the National Ballet of Cuba. We talk body, perfection & giving back.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #89    Adulthood . It's a real thing - and Lauren shares her biggest adult surprises and she continues to navigate this dance industry. Have you " figured it out "? Are you grown up? Share your thoughts in instagram!

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #89

Adulthood. It's a real thing - and Lauren shares her biggest adult surprises and she continues to navigate this dance industry. Have you "figured it out"? Are you grown up? Share your thoughts in instagram!

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #92   What roots Lauren's teaching & coaching? This beautiful  manifesto  written by Brene Brown has inspired her meditations,  intentions  and professional development. What is your manifesto?

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #92

What roots Lauren's teaching & coaching? This beautiful manifesto written by Brene Brown has inspired her meditations, intentions and professional development. What is your manifesto?

  Rory Freeman    Ep. #95   Rory toured with  Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound  on the show “After The Curtain.” After receiving a  BFA  in Modern Dance from  SUNY  Purchase (NY) Rory travelled around the world performing with  Momix .

Rory Freeman

Ep. #95

Rory toured with Travis Wall’s Shaping Sound on the show “After The Curtain.” After receiving a BFA in Modern Dance from SUNY Purchase (NY) Rory travelled around the world performing with Momix.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #98   If you have a Big Dream, a  Goal , or feel a pull to try something, this episode is for you.  Big Dreams  often meet  Big Resistanc e, we dissect some  tips and tools  to help you go for it and get after it!

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #98

If you have a Big Dream, a Goal, or feel a pull to try something, this episode is for you. Big Dreams often meet Big Resistance, we dissect some tips and tools to help you go for it and get after it!

  Kim McSwain    Ep. #101   After years as a convention instructor (Nuvo, Jump, Dancerpalooza) Kim is dedicating her career to  CHANGING  the  LIVES  of young dancers and dance educators across the US.

Kim McSwain

Ep. #101

After years as a convention instructor (Nuvo, Jump, Dancerpalooza) Kim is dedicating her career to CHANGING the LIVES of young dancers and dance educators across the US.

  King Chris    Ep. #108   Seen on Laurieann Gibson’s show “Beyond The Spotlight”, King Chris is speaks about  videos in class ,  owning your body and artistry  and how reality TV has impacted his career.

King Chris

Ep. #108

Seen on Laurieann Gibson’s show “Beyond The Spotlight”, King Chris is speaks about videos in class, owning your body and artistry and how reality TV has impacted his career.

  Marjorie Goodson    Ep. #111   Once trained at  NYC ballet , mid-life Marjorie came back to dance. At  55 years  old, she has 2 dance  photography books  MG AND MG.2. In the best shape of her life, MG embodies passion without an expiration date.

Marjorie Goodson

Ep. #111

Once trained at NYC ballet, mid-life Marjorie came back to dance. At 55 years old, she has 2 dance photography books MG AND MG.2. In the best shape of her life, MG embodies passion without an expiration date.

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  Dr. Matt Brown    Ep. #6   He has a Ph.D. in counselling  psychology , specializing with athletes. We talk mental health and how to  TRAIN YOUR BRAIN  for high performance success.

Dr. Matt Brown

Ep. #6

He has a Ph.D. in counselling psychology, specializing with athletes. We talk mental health and how to TRAIN YOUR BRAIN for high performance success.

  Kelly Konno    Ep. #9   She is one of Canada's top dance influencers. Kelly shares  Audition  and gig best practices,  money  conversations and how to create  business  in the dance community.

Kelly Konno

Ep. #9

She is one of Canada's top dance influencers. Kelly shares Audition and gig best practices, money conversations and how to create business in the dance community.

  Mel Mah    Ep. #12   Mel just finished touring with  Janet Jackson ! She shares her intimate audition experience, dancing with Justin  Beiber  and her transition into  Yoga .

Mel Mah

Ep. #12

Mel just finished touring with Janet Jackson! She shares her intimate audition experience, dancing with Justin Beiber and her transition into Yoga.

  Dani Vitale    Ep. #15    Rhianna , Eminem, the  Jonas Brothers , Rita Ora, Demi Lovato - and those are just her Tours! Dani talks about the commercial world and how her  Ballet  training and mimicry has created huge success.

Dani Vitale

Ep. #15

Rhianna, Eminem, the Jonas Brothers, Rita Ora, Demi Lovato - and those are just her Tours! Dani talks about the commercial world and how her Ballet training and mimicry has created huge success.

  Maurice Brandon Curry    Ep. #18   With over 35 years of performing, this  NYC  native is a renowned  Ballet Director,  choreographer, and teacher know how to put students in world-class  companies  and on Broadway.

Maurice Brandon Curry

Ep. #18

With over 35 years of performing, this NYC native is a renowned Ballet Director, choreographer, and teacher know how to put students in world-class companies and on Broadway.

  Rachael Markarian    Ep. #21   She started at  Oklahoma City Uni  in the MT program then transitioned into the LA scene. From  Katy Perry  to Beyonce to JT - Rachael gives practical tips on how to audition for  agents  and survive in Cali.

Rachael Markarian

Ep. #21

She started at Oklahoma City Uni in the MT program then transitioned into the LA scene. From Katy Perry to Beyonce to JT - Rachael gives practical tips on how to audition for agents and survive in Cali.

  Logan Epstein    Ep. #24   Currently at  PACE University , Logan has worked along side masters like  Andy Blankenbuehler  and Mia Michaels. We talk about  building relationships  and the importance of following up!

Logan Epstein

Ep. #24

Currently at PACE University, Logan has worked along side masters like Andy Blankenbuehler and Mia Michaels. We talk about building relationships and the importance of following up!

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #27   Lauren shares a  coaching tool  that can transform your performance or training experience in a moment. It's easy, accessible, and can  provide clarity  when you are  feeling stuck  or craving more.

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #27

Lauren shares a coaching tool that can transform your performance or training experience in a moment. It's easy, accessible, and can provide clarity when you are feeling stuck or craving more.

  Calen Kurka    Ep. #30   Originally from Canada - Calen made his way to NYC (without a Visa!),  built a dance company  :pushing progress, created training programs built around  Mindfulness.  We talk  goals  and  authenticity .

Calen Kurka

Ep. #30

Originally from Canada - Calen made his way to NYC (without a Visa!), built a dance company :pushing progress, created training programs built around Mindfulness. We talk goals and authenticity.

  Ashley Tuttle    Ep. #33   She is a  Tony Award winner  for her role as Ulla in The Producers. With over  33 years in "the biz"  Cady talks about working with icons like  Bob Fosse  and advice for any performer.

Ashley Tuttle

Ep. #33

She is a Tony Award winner for her role as Ulla in The Producers. With over 33 years in "the biz" Cady talks about working with icons like Bob Fosse and advice for any performer.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #36   The stories we tell about ourselves can  launch you forward , or pull you back. So, what's your story? Lauren offers self-reflection moments to get you closer to your  truest, boldest, most awesome self .

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #36

The stories we tell about ourselves can launch you forward, or pull you back. So, what's your story? Lauren offers self-reflection moments to get you closer to your truest, boldest, most awesome self.

  Michelle Dawley    Ep. #39   She  choreographed Tate McCrae 's SYTYCD audition solo, tours with Empire of the Sun and has danced with  Selena Gomez . Michelle talks about her  visa  process and how she makes a long distance relationship work!

Michelle Dawley

Ep. #39

She choreographed Tate McCrae's SYTYCD audition solo, tours with Empire of the Sun and has danced with Selena Gomez. Michelle talks about her visa process and how she makes a long distance relationship work!

  Lukas McFarlane    Ep. #42   Lukas’ life took a drastic turn when he won the  LONDON  reality show  Got To Dance . He opens up about his journey after the show, where his career is blooming with his company,  Untitled Dance Co.

Lukas McFarlane

Ep. #42

Lukas’ life took a drastic turn when he won the LONDON reality show Got To Dance. He opens up about his journey after the show, where his career is blooming with his company, Untitled Dance Co.

  Chris Scruggs    Ep. #45   This  Ballet boy  dances with Alberta Ballet and shares laughs and wisdom about  ballet auditions , perfection, his  BIGGEST REGRET , and why you never want to be #58!

Chris Scruggs

Ep. #45

This Ballet boy dances with Alberta Ballet and shares laughs and wisdom about ballet auditions, perfection, his BIGGEST REGRET, and why you never want to be #58!

  Dr. Scott Maybank    Ep. #48   A  ballet dancer  for over ten years, Scott is now a  Chiropractor  helping Dancers stay healthy. From the  best & worst things  and dancer can do for the body - the Dr. is in to give you the truth!

Dr. Scott Maybank

Ep. #48

A ballet dancer for over ten years, Scott is now a Chiropractor helping Dancers stay healthy. From the best & worst things and dancer can do for the body - the Dr. is in to give you the truth!

  Heather Laura Gray    Ep. #51   Heather Laura Gray shares her insights as an  adjudicator , what it's like to work as the  only head female  in a male dominated industry, and how she has made a  long career  grow and flourish in Canada.

Heather Laura Gray

Ep. #51

Heather Laura Gray shares her insights as an adjudicator, what it's like to work as the only head female in a male dominated industry, and how she has made a long career grow and flourish in Canada.

  Brittany Perry Russell    Ep. #54   Brittany has appeared alongside almost every musical artist. She speaks powerfully on what happens when you  get fired , how to  treated your fellow dancers , and the  most effect way  to build your career.

Brittany Perry Russell

Ep. #54

Brittany has appeared alongside almost every musical artist. She speaks powerfully on what happens when you get fired, how to treated your fellow dancers, and the most effect way to build your career.

  Taylor Ward    Ep. #57   An athlete and a dancer, Taylor has created dancer-specific  strength and conditioning programs  to support a dancer's body and development with  True Dance Potential.

Taylor Ward

Ep. #57

An athlete and a dancer, Taylor has created dancer-specific strength and conditioning programs to support a dancer's body and development with True Dance Potential.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #60   This episode is dedicated to the  Evolution of You;  the wandering, curious soul  committed to big dream s and personal growth. Feeling confused? Maybe tired and wanting to give up? This is for you.

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #60

This episode is dedicated to the Evolution of You; the wandering, curious soul committed to big dreams and personal growth. Feeling confused? Maybe tired and wanting to give up? This is for you.

  Casey Garvin    Ep. #63   A triple threat,  singing, acting and dancing  on the  Broadway  stages. Currently in  Miss Saigon , Casey shares his journey from the audition, to rehearsals, tech onstage and opening night!

Casey Garvin

Ep. #63

A triple threat, singing, acting and dancing on the Broadway stages. Currently in Miss Saigon, Casey shares his journey from the audition, to rehearsals, tech onstage and opening night!

  Kathryn McCormick    Ep. #66   Recognized for appearances on SYTYCD as a competitor and all-star, Kathryn talks about what grounds her when self doubt and fear show up, mentorship and her most powerful performance ever!

Kathryn McCormick

Ep. #66

Recognized for appearances on SYTYCD as a competitor and all-star, Kathryn talks about what grounds her when self doubt and fear show up, mentorship and her most powerful performance ever!

  Lisa La Touche    Ep. #69   Lisa has performed in Shuffle Along on  Broadway ,  Stomp  off-Broadway and educates around the world. We talk about how she made  Tap  her career, Plan A vs Plan B career strategy & how to create opportunities.

Lisa La Touche

Ep. #69

Lisa has performed in Shuffle Along on Broadway, Stomp off-Broadway and educates around the world. We talk about how she made Tap her career, Plan A vs Plan B career strategy & how to create opportunities.

  Harper Watters    Ep. #72   With  pink heels  and a whole lot of sass, this Houston Ballet dancer has changed the way dancers show their  authenticity  and heart on  social media . Harper also talks about the misconceptions about being a pro.

Harper Watters

Ep. #72

With pink heels and a whole lot of sass, this Houston Ballet dancer has changed the way dancers show their authenticity and heart on social media. Harper also talks about the misconceptions about being a pro.

  Justin Stadnyk    Ep. #75   From  Kinky Boot s to building his own company,  Just Music In Dance , Justin talks about the pros & cons of Broadway, and how to use your talents and entrepreneurial to fuel a  side hustle .

Justin Stadnyk

Ep. #75

From Kinky Boots to building his own company, Just Music In Dance, Justin talks about the pros & cons of Broadway, and how to use your talents and entrepreneurial to fuel a side hustle.

  Oreet    Ep. #78   Don't fit the  norm?  Lost your dance  mojo?  Oreet transitioned from a Contemp dancer to a fitness & Belly Dance  entrepreneur . From NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN - she is sharing her love of dance with the world.

Oreet

Ep. #78

Don't fit the norm? Lost your dance mojo? Oreet transitioned from a Contemp dancer to a fitness & Belly Dance entrepreneur. From NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN - she is sharing her love of dance with the world.

  Lauren RItchie    Ep. #81    The process is imperfect.  This career can be unpredictable and uncertain. Lauren shares some of the twists and turns in the career path and gives an exercise to help  ease the way .

Lauren RItchie

Ep. #81

The process is imperfect. This career can be unpredictable and uncertain. Lauren shares some of the twists and turns in the career path and gives an exercise to help ease the way.

  Stephanie Jansen    Ep. #84    Casting  Specialist for Celebrity  Cruises  Productions, Stephanie shares what makes dancers  stand out?  And answers if  social media  matter to casting and why cruise ships do  weigh-ins .

Stephanie Jansen

Ep. #84

Casting Specialist for Celebrity Cruises Productions, Stephanie shares what makes dancers stand out? And answers if social media matter to casting and why cruise ships do weigh-ins.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #87    Are you sure you want to send that?!  Timely,  professional , kind, effective communication is key in a relationship based industry - so Lauren speaks to  communication etiquette .

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #87

Are you sure you want to send that?! Timely, professional, kind, effective communication is key in a relationship based industry - so Lauren speaks to communication etiquette.

  Michele Moss    Ep. #90   Co-founder of  Decidedly Jazz Danceworks  and a professor of Dance at U of C, Michele shares her endless  curiosity , body health and  artistic guidance  to those entering into a career.

Michele Moss

Ep. #90

Co-founder of Decidedly Jazz Danceworks and a professor of Dance at U of C, Michele shares her endless curiosity, body health and artistic guidance to those entering into a career.

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #93   Inspired by the Bell Let's Talk campaign, Lauren speaks to the conversations and  feelings  associated with a dance career and ups & downs with  mental health . As a community, let's talk and let's  spread kindness  .

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #93

Inspired by the Bell Let's Talk campaign, Lauren speaks to the conversations and feelings associated with a dance career and ups & downs with mental health. As a community, let's talk and let's spread kindness .

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #96   Lauren shares her  favourite podcasts, books, speakers and authours  to fill up your inspiration bucket! From Living Your Best Life, to Business brilliance and nutrition gurus, let's share what we love!

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #96

Lauren shares her favourite podcasts, books, speakers and authours to fill up your inspiration bucket! From Living Your Best Life, to Business brilliance and nutrition gurus, let's share what we love!

  Lauren Ritchie    Ep. #99   If it doesn't exist-  you can create it . You can create your job. You can create your community. You can  create the spaces  that will hold all of your favourite people and deepest passions..

Lauren Ritchie

Ep. #99

If it doesn't exist- you can create it. You can create your job. You can create your community. You can create the spaces that will hold all of your favourite people and deepest passions..

  Mia Michael    Ep. #106   Multiple  Emmy   awards  and renowned for her  choreography , Mia speak about finding your own uniqueness and becoming a  Unicorn  in a World of Donkeys.

Mia Michael

Ep. #106

Multiple Emmy awards and renowned for her choreography, Mia speak about finding your own uniqueness and becoming a Unicorn in a World of Donkeys.

  Mandy Yip    Ep. #109   Creator of  Acrobatic Arts  Program & Syllabus, Mandy is an expert in Acro dance. He was also the owner successful  dance studio , and shares her journey of  balancing  family, education and entrepreneurialism.

Mandy Yip

Ep. #109

Creator of Acrobatic Arts Program & Syllabus, Mandy is an expert in Acro dance. He was also the owner successful dance studio, and shares her journey of balancing family, education and entrepreneurialism.

  Juel D Lane    Ep. #112    Anxiety . Finding your  artistic voice .  Stripping labels  and connecting with humanity. Juel shares his story and how working with  Alvin Ailey II  and  Atlana Ballet  have enriched his artistry and teaching.

Juel D Lane

Ep. #112

Anxiety. Finding your artistic voice. Stripping labels and connecting with humanity. Juel shares his story and how working with Alvin Ailey II and Atlana Ballet have enriched his artistry and teaching.

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