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A theater arts and performing arts podcast featuring interviews that inspire and empower performers, while encouraging the benefits of a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Interviews with acclaimed actors, writers, directors and musicians sharing the secrets behind their success.

The Performers Podcast Keith Tomasek

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    • 4.9 • 35 Ratings

A theater arts and performing arts podcast featuring interviews that inspire and empower performers, while encouraging the benefits of a healthy and balanced lifestyle. Interviews with acclaimed actors, writers, directors and musicians sharing the secrets behind their success.

    Actor Dan Chameroy on musical theatre and keeping well

    Actor Dan Chameroy on musical theatre and keeping well

    Dan, made his Toronto stage debut in 1991 as part of the Canadian cast of Les Miserables at The Royal Alexandra Theatre and performed in the legendary pre-Broadway production of 'The Drowsy Chaperone.'
    We discuss his work with Gary Griffin and Donna Feore at the Stratford Festival and his work as Plumbum in Ross Petty's family musicals.

    • 55 min
    Kahlil Ashanti, actor and ticketing innovator

    Kahlil Ashanti, actor and ticketing innovator

    As well as being a talented performer Kahlil Ashanti created an online ticketing system, unlike any other. Although it was used in theatres around the world before the pandemic, it's even more useful now, when everyone is creating content online.

    • 41 min
    Rodrigo Beilfuss, actor and artistic director

    Rodrigo Beilfuss, actor and artistic director

    Rodrigo Beilfuss is a Brazilian-born Canadian actor-director with a German last name, who trained in England and now calls Winnipeg, Manitoba his home. He is the artistic director of Shakespeare in the Ruins.

    • 41 min
    Actor, columnist Tony Nappo

    Actor, columnist Tony Nappo

    Tony Nappo is a Canadian actor who graduated from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York and has appeared in critically acclaimed television, film and stage productions.
    As well as discussing parenting and acting, Tony shares the story of how he managed to kick his drug habit after a 5-day bender that almost killed him.
    He also publishes the weekly column Nappoholics on the website intermissionmagazine.ca

    • 40 min
    Actor Bruce Dow, Broadway shuts down

    Actor Bruce Dow, Broadway shuts down

    Bruce Dow is an award-winning performer who has played featured rolls on Broadway five times.

    When Broadway was shut down, Dow was in previews with the show "Diana." Dow who resides in Canada, was one of the thousands of people who work on Broadway that had to figure out their next steps.

    In our podcast you'll hear how the cast and crew working on "Diana" learned about the show closing down after the Mayor of New York City, declared that all theaters close temporarily.

    • 41 min
    Escapologist, daredevil Jonathan Goodwin

    Escapologist, daredevil Jonathan Goodwin

    Jonathan Goodwin is appearing in the show The Illusionists, which is at the Meridian Hall in Toronto from January 1st through January 5th.

    As well as performing in The Illusionists, Jonathan has appeared on many TV shows and has created theatrical magic for many performers, including Derrin Brown, who is currently on Broadway with his show Secret.

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
35 Ratings

35 Ratings

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Love it!

Great guests and some really interesting conversations.

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Excellent podcast

This is the best perfoming arts podcast in Canada. From fringe festival performers to Tony award winners, this one has it all.

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Wonderful insight and introduction.

Interesting insights and interviews with those who create. This podcast is a fantastic way to check in with what is happening within Canadian theatre and beyond.

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