WE GIVE YOU A GLIMPSE INTO THE PERFORMERS MINDSET and REVEAL THE PERSON BEHIND THE PERSONA!
The Performance Industry has been negatively affected by #covid19
more than most. Performers rely on audiences, venues, crews, travel +. They rely on being able to showcase their skills and perform to entertain YOU.
Our mission to give Performers a platform to share their stories. Their highs/lows, struggles/successes and uncover what it takes to harness, control, and use our personal skill-sets to achieve ultimate success. Even under adverse conditions.
Get Ready to Spill it!
Kevin Hearn of Barenaked Ladies talks the Early Days, Collaborations, Inspirations and Making Music
[Season 1: Episode 8] Testing 1, 2, 3 somebody's gotta Pinch Me because today, joining us in the virtual Spill it! studio is the ultra-talented musician extraordinaire...Kevin Hearn!
Kevin is best known as the multi-instrumentalist from Barenaked Ladies, the multi-platinum selling band he’s played with for over two decades. One of the most respected Toronto musicians of the past 25 years, Kevin has collaborated, recorded, and performed with incredible artists such as Gord Downie, Violent Femmes, Laurie Anderson, Carole Pope, Garth Hudson, The Persuasions, The Cranberries, Ron Sexsmith, and The Rheostatics.
One of his closest relationships, both musical and personal, was with the late, great Lou Reed, for whom Kevin acted as keyboardist and musical director from 2007 up until his passing in 2013.
None of us can be Everything to Everyone but, Kevin will tell you when he makes his own records, he follows his heart and curiosity. If that sounds like you or even if it doesn't...stay tuned as this episode is for you.
Before we get started, I want to shine the spotlight on MusiCounts. MusiCounts is Canada’s music education charity and is affiliated with CARAS and the JUNO Awards. Their mission is to build accessible and sustainable music programs for in-need schools and communities across Canada by providing musical instruments, equipment, and resources.
To help them put instruments into the hands of kids that need them the most visit musicounts.ca
Vitor 'Perninha Capoeira' talks: Cirque du Soleil, Capoeira and What it Takes to Succeed in the Industry and in Life!
[Season 1: Episode 7] In this episode, we are joined by Vitor Silva Dos Santos aka Vitor Perninha. Born in Brazil, Vitor started Capoeira at the age of 8, with the "Capoeira Topazio" group.
As a fanatic for working out, training, and acrobatic flips, having a background in parkour, flying trapeze, aerial silks, straps, as well as Chinese Pole plus being a third-generation martial artist, trained in Capoeira, Jiu-Jitsu and kickboxing, martial arts, and performance runs in his blood.
On top of teaching Capoeira to his students in Laval, Qc, Vitor was also an acrobat for Cirque du Soleil in the show La Nouba which ran in Florida, as well as stunts for their KA show in Las Vegas.
If you've wondered about the world of capoeira, or what it takes to become part of Cirque du Soleil and could use a dose of drive and determination, then this episode is for you.
Audrey Collins talks: Music, Martial Arts, Self-Acceptance and her new single "Self Love Rebellion"
[Season 1: Episode 6] In this episode, we’re gettin’ in the groove because, in this episode, we've got Audrey Collins!
Audrey Collins is a singer/songwriter originally from the Pacific Northwest, who is now making some noise in “Music City”- Nashville, TN. Performing and writing music has taken Audrey on a profound journey of discovery and self-acceptance as she continues to grow her name in the country music industry.
If you've wanted to explore the world of country music from a musicians point of view, and are ready to raise your vibrations, then this episode is for you.
(we even talked shop on living gluten-free..lol)
Zin Sze-To talks: all things Movie Expo 2021, how you can Be Seen & Heard by Film Industry Professionals, Pitch Your Script and more!
[Season 1: Episode 5] In this episode we are shining the spotlight on the CEO and Co-Founder of Movie Expo Zin Sze-To!
With over 20 years of experience in Events & Production for both Fashion and Entertainment, working on high-profile events such as Toronto Pan Am Games, Honda Indy, and Toronto Rogers Cup, Zin has the ability to take visions and make them a reality.
The Movie Expo exists to connect everyone across the globe and bring, opportunities to you. Featuring the best & brightest industry professionals. The Movie Expo is here to inspire talent and shine a light on the industry key players behind the scenes and in front of the camera.
If you've hungered for the opportunity to pitch your ideas, network with others, learn from the best in the Film Industry, then stay tuned as this episode is for you.
Oh did I mention, there's even a screenwriting competition! Don't miss this opportunity.
Danny Etkin talks: XMA, tricking, the importance of strong Coaching and benefits of meditation
[Season 1: Episode 4] In this episode, we've got Danny Etkin! Danny is a world champion martial artist from Larchmont, New York. He holds over 40 world titles in sport martial arts and represents Team Paul Mitchell. Danny is a world-class tricking athlete sponsored by Adrenaline Worldwide. Danny has taught seminars in 10 countries and has several elite-level students. He has his own signature nunchuck line with Century Martial Arts, sold worldwide. Danny is currently a student at the University of Southern California and is majoring in business administration and minoring in psychology.
If you've wondered about the world of extreme martial arts, and could use an injection of inspiration, then this episode is for you.
James Timothy talks: being a Pizza Box folding Champion, the art of plant based pizza and Voice Acting
[Season 1: Episode 3] In this episode is we've got James Timothy Testino. Otherwise known as JT or......James Timothy Voice Bloke! He's a 2x Canadian Pizza Box Folding Champion, and an insanely talented Voice Actor.
Before COVID19 hit, JT was lending his unique talents to Zen Za Pizzaria and preparing to travel to Las Vegas where he was set to compete for the title of World Pizza Box Folding Champion at the International Pizza Expo. The onset of the pandemic put that dream on hold but, not his ingenuity, creativity, or courage. If you've felt disheartened or defeated by all that has happened since the pandemic was declared, and are craving some inspiration... then this episode is for you.