64 episodes

Creative PR and 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.

Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive‪!‬ Diane Foy

    • Performing Arts

Creative PR and 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.

    Web Design & Building Community with Katherine Forbes of Music Biz Besties & Designing The Row

    Web Design & Building Community with Katherine Forbes of Music Biz Besties & Designing The Row

    Katherine Forbes is the founder of the website and brand design company, Designing the Row and the creator of Music Biz Besties, a community of thousands of female musicians and industry professionals from around the world. During our chat, you will learn what makes a good website, the common mistakes people make, SEO and why she prefers Squarespace over the other options out there. Katherine also shares some lessons that she has learned during her time in music management and through Music Biz Besties.

    • 27 min
    Music PR & Marketing Q&A Screen x Screen Edition

    Music PR & Marketing Q&A Screen x Screen Edition

    PR & Marketing Q&A session hosted during the Screen x Screen music and tech virtual conference presented by Indie Week. We talk all about Instagram, Facebook, Clubhouse, when is it time to hire a publicist, how to connect with your ideal audience, how I got into this crazy business, how I coach artists to succeed and the running theme of this podcast, why knowing your why motivation is so important.

    • 43 min
    Social Media & Spotify Tips for Bands with Monica Strut

    Social Media & Spotify Tips for Bands with Monica Strut

    Monica Strut, an Australian musician and career coach for bands. After working for years as a music journalist and digital marketer (and seeing too many of her talented peers give up on music early on in their careers), she started her coaching business to help emerging bands get the exposure they deserve.

    Through her coaching, consulting, online courses, Facebook group and Being in a Band podcast she has helped hundreds of musicians become empowered to reach the next level in their careers. During our conversation, she offers up some great tips on social media marketing, Spotify playlisting, and how to balance a day job while pursuing your dreams.

    • 38 min
    Moniqua Plante on How Health Shapes Actors, Musicians & Creatives Career Future

    Moniqua Plante on How Health Shapes Actors, Musicians & Creatives Career Future

    Moniqua Plante is an actor most known for her guest-starring season-long arc on ABC's Nashville, and recurring guest-starring roles on shows like Drop Dead Diva, Banshee, and Southland. She is also a Certified Health + Confidence Coach for Actors and Creatives, and she truly believes that our health and wellness directly affects everything else we do in life—especially as creative beings.

    • 47 min
    From Stage Fright To Stage Presence with Elisa Di Napoli

    From Stage Fright To Stage Presence with Elisa Di Napoli

    Do you suffer from performance anxiety? My guest on the Sing! Dance! Act! Thrive! podcast this week Elisa Di Napoli is the author of Dare To Be Seen, From Stage Fright To Stage Presence. The Dare To Be Seen book, course, and podcast help artists command the stage, magnify their presence, and defeat stage nerves so they can share their gifts with their audience and shine their light on the world. Elisa is an artist coach, hypnotherapist, and multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter.

    • 35 min
    Casting Director & Acting Coach Mel Mack on Self-Tapes That Don't Suck

    Casting Director & Acting Coach Mel Mack on Self-Tapes That Don't Suck

    Mel Mack, Casting Director and Founder of Mel Mack Acting Studio in New York City has a free resource for you called Self-Tapes That Don't Suck. In this episode, Mel answers the questions about what casting directors look for in self-tape auditions, and what Yul Brynner has to do with why she became an actor.

    • 46 min

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