Flop: (of a performer or show) completely unsuccessful; fail totally.
Join Lynn (& sometimes Mark) and a special guest each episode as they talk about their biggest flops and how those failures shaped their lives and their artistic practice.
Paul Ewan Wilson: Being Present in the World in Addition to the Rehearsal Room
Lynn chats with Paul about confidence, injury, and adapting your practice. We also discuss the musical Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (not really- but Paul does mention it).
Paul Ewan Wilson is an actor and arts educator. A true collaborator, Paul is at once focused, precise, and so much fun.
Melanie O'Brien: Be Good to People and Skip the Naked Mile
Lynn and Melanie talk about love, auditions and Melanie's approach to art and teaching.
Melanie O'Brien is a singer, songwriter, and theatre performer known for her solo work and her duo with Philip Goodridge, The Duds. She's also your show crush.
Listen to Melanie:
Listen to the Duds:
The Naked Mile:
Danielle Irvine: The Joy of Work
Lynn chats with Danielle about Zoom frustrations, taking a breath, and the Power of One.
Danielle Irvine is a director, producer and the Artistic Director of Perchance Theatre at Cupids. She is also a soul-sister, mentor, hug giver and so much more.
The Power of One
Bubble Seating at Perchance Theatre at Cupids
Abra Whitney: Non, Je ne Regrette Rien
Abra and Lynn talk auditions, pushing forward without regret, and Stevie Wonder.
Abra Whitney is a singer, actor, conductor, clinician, producer, and teacher. She is the brightest light in every room and you want her voice as your ring tone.
Flop Pod BONUS: COVID 19 & the Arts Industry Ep. 6 Grief, Resilience & Big Production with Terri Andrews
Lynn chats with Terri Andrews about La Cage Aux Folle and the way forward for large-scale production in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Terri Andrews, Director is the Executive Producer and Artistic Director for TaDa! Events and the producer and director of La Cage Aux Folle
TADA Events: https://tadaevents.ca/
Bonus: COVID 19 & the Arts Industry EP 5: Flexibility & Responsiveness in an Interim Position- Visual Arts, Community & Zoom with Daniel Rumbolt
Lynn chats with Daniel Rumbolt about responding to COVID-19 in a new position, his personal artistic practice and his love of Zoom.
Daniel Rumbolt is a visual artist, arts advocate, and the interim Director of Eastern Edge Gallery.
Eastern Edge Gallery: