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As a part of the A Dancer's Guide Community, this Podcast Series illuminates all aspects of the Dance Industry. We'll have a new guest every episode to discuss their unique dance journey and delve into exciting topics that surround the dance community. A Dancer's Guide Podcast is designed for dancers and dance enthusiasts alike, to learn and grow from the experiences of professionals. This podcast is intended to pass along valuable knowledge - to the younger generation, those at the peak of their career and beyond. Join the conversation! @adancersguideofficial

A Dancer's Guide Podcast Brittany Chalk

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As a part of the A Dancer's Guide Community, this Podcast Series illuminates all aspects of the Dance Industry. We'll have a new guest every episode to discuss their unique dance journey and delve into exciting topics that surround the dance community. A Dancer's Guide Podcast is designed for dancers and dance enthusiasts alike, to learn and grow from the experiences of professionals. This podcast is intended to pass along valuable knowledge - to the younger generation, those at the peak of their career and beyond. Join the conversation! @adancersguideofficial

    Ep. 39 A Broadway Legend Part 2 | Mary Ann Lamb

    Ep. 39 A Broadway Legend Part 2 | Mary Ann Lamb

    Legendary Broadway Performer, Verdon Fosse Legacy Teacher and renowned Choreographer, Mary Ann Lamb shares her vastly rich performance background, her advice for how to keep a role fresh and exciting and her process for originated a new character role! Mary Ann has been in 11 Broadway shows including Fosse, Chicago, Jerome Robbins' Broadway and Starlight Express. She has also graced the silver screen dancing alongside Catherine Zeta-Jones in Chicago, as well as performing in Rock of Ages and The In Crowd.  

    As a Musical Theatre veteran, Mary Ann shares her knowledge and passion with students through the art of teaching having taught at some of the most prestigious Universities in the US and furthermore, at the Jacques d'Amboise National Dance Institute.

    Mary Ann learned from and worked alongside the likes of Ann Reinking, Jerome Robbins and Gwen Verdon to name a few. She was the associate choreographer to Susan Misner and Andy Blankenbuehler for the hit TV show Fosse/Verdon coaching both Sam Rockwell and Michelle Williams and also worked on the preproduction of Nexflix's Halston.

    Discover from Mary Ann how YOU can keep the Verdon Fosse Legacy alive with specialized Teacher Training opportunities!



    Instagram: @_maryannlamb_



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    • 39 min
    Ep. 38 A Broadway Legend Part 1 | Mary Ann Lamb

    Ep. 38 A Broadway Legend Part 1 | Mary Ann Lamb

    Legendary Broadway Performer, Verdon Fosse Legacy Teacher and renowned Choreographer, Mary Ann Lamb shares her vastly rich performance background, her advice for young dancers today and her experiences on the set of Chicago! Going from a professional NFL Cheerleader to Follies Showgirl to 11 time Broadway performer to world class teacher and choreographer, Mary Ann's journey is nothing short of extraordinary. She opens up about being dyslexic and how she overcame the insecurity that came with it. She used her overactive energy to her advantage, impressing casting directors and establishing a life long performance career.

    Mary Ann doesn't just tell us about her INCREDIBLE dance journey but also divulges her unique and inspiring ways of approaching a performance career.  

     

    Instagram: @_maryannlamb_ 



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    The Verdon Fosse Legacy

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!  

    Visit adancersguide.com for more information on topics discussed in this episode  
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    Interested in Sponsoring this Podcast? Email adancersguide00@gmail.com & let's chat!

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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 37 Paving your own Path | Caroline Liviakis

    Ep. 37 Paving your own Path | Caroline Liviakis

    Dance Film Director, Choreographer and Professor of Dance and Film, Caroline Liviakis shares her inspiration journey of forging her own path within the professional dance industry! She is the former Artistic Director of her own non-profit Dance Company, she currently teaches at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles and is set to release her first feature length dance film at the end of 2022. Caroline's undoubtedly creative nature continues to elevate her professional success to new heights and her passion for capturing dance on film sparks commitment toward bringing dance to the forefront of both digital and live entertainment.

    Tune in as Caroline shares her advice about paving your own path in the dance industry and creating a sustainable and fulfilling career.  We dive into the reality of producing your own work and what goes on behind the scenes while operating a dance company.

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    Instagram: @caroline_liviakis
    YouTube: Caroline Liviakis 

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

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    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep. 36 Fueling a Dancer's Body for Optimal Performance | Morgan DiMeo (Narvick)

    Ep. 36 Fueling a Dancer's Body for Optimal Performance | Morgan DiMeo (Narvick)

    Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and lifelong Dancer, Morgan DiMeo, shares her expert advice about optimizing your performance through the power of food! She breaks down the stigmas surrounds carbs and fats, shares her dance bag snack secrets and provides alternative solutions to meat based proteins. As the Owner and Founder of Your Dancing Dietitian, Morgan encourages individual experimentation when it comes to what foods work the hardest to provide your unique body with enough nutrients, energy and support to not only get you through your long dance days but thrive whilst putting your best foot forward.

    *Please be advised*
    This episode contains material relating to eating disorders that some listeners may be sensitive to. If you or anyone you know is struggling with an eating disorder or would like more information about signs, symptoms and treatment, visit the websites of National Eating Disorder (USA) or Beat Eating Disorders (UK).

    Website: Your Dancing Dietitian
    Facebook: Your Dancing Dietitian
    Instagram: @your_dancing_dietitian

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

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    • 39 min
    Ep. 35 Career Longevity & Professional Image | Kim Hale

    Ep. 35 Career Longevity & Professional Image | Kim Hale

     Kim Hale is certainly a force to be reckoned with in the dance industry as she continues her performing career into her 50's! We chat about the importance of finding joy in activities outside of dance, explore how constant reinvention can contribute to the longevity of one's dance career and discuss what the term "Professionalism" means. Kim has experience in so many different facets of the industry including Public Relations, Social Media Management, Choreographing, Teaching, being a Talent Agent and of course, dance! Having worked closely alongside the legendary Debbie Allen, Kim continues to strive for new professional and personal heights, being an inspiration for dancers every age.

    Kim Hale:  Dance Website | PR Website

    Instagram:  @mskimhale | @kimhalepr

    TikTok: @mskimhale

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

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    Interested in Sponsoring this Podcast? Email adancersguide00@gmail.com & let's chat!   
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    Special thanks to all of our listeners!

    • 56 min
    Ep. 34 Stay Confident. Be Humble.

    Ep. 34 Stay Confident. Be Humble.

    Founder of A Dancer's Guide, Brittany Chalk, elaborates on what she means when she ends each podcast episode with the phrase, "Stay Confident. Be Humble." This brief episode depicts how Brittany uses this phrase as inspiration in both her personal and professional life and share some of the moments when she was about to walk away from dance altogether. Discover ways to boost your self confidence as performer and the influence humility can have within a professional career.

    Show some love and be sure to rate, review and subscribe to the A Dancer’s Guide Podcast on your favorite podcast app!

    Visit adancersguide.com for more information on topics discussed in this episode

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    Instagram: @adancersguideofficial

    Interested in Sponsoring this Podcast? Email adancersguide00@gmail.com & let's chat!   

    What Dance related topics do you want to hear about the most? Tell us by completing the A Dancer's Guide SURVEY!  

    Special thanks to all of our listeners!

    • 15 min

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