November 13, 2019
Join Bre and Addison as we take a vacation from the usual content! Because everyone needs a little more pixie dust in their lives.
We answer all your questions about visiting Disneyland from Instagram and Facebook! Learn how to pick out your perfect hotel, how to make taking kids easier, how to interact with a character, and all our favorite foods.
Click for Show Notes
November 7, 2019
This episode is super personal and important to Bre. If you are under 16, please get a parent's permission before listening :)
Educate Empower Kids Website
November 6, 2019
In this episode, Bre interviews National Tour Cast Member, Matthew Davies. Learn how Matthew has rolled with the punches to book tours, and how he took care of his mental health with a rigorous schedule. How to take control your character type to open up your mind to new opportunities. And how performing in Utah prepared him to audition and live in New York City.
Born and raised in Utah, Matthew grew up performing in community theatre in Davis County. During middle school Matthew started dancing for Radio Disney where he performed across the state of Utah for movie premiers, and large corporate events. Matthew later received his BFA in Music Dance Theatre from Brigham Young University. While at BYU he was a featured soloist and toured the Western United States, China, South Africa and Zimbabwe with the BYU Young Ambassadors and Contemporary Dance Theatre.
Matthew has spent the majority of the last two years on the national tours of Cinderella and Finding Neverland, where he served as dance captain. He has performed at theaters across the country including Music Theatre Wichita, The MUNY, North Carolina Theatre, The Gulfshore Playhouse and The Metropolitan Opera at Lincoln Center.
Some favorite theatrical roles include Race (Newsies), Matt (The Fantasticks), Pepper (Mamma Mia), Frank (7 Brides for 7 Brothers), Mungojerrie (Cats), and Neleus (Mary Poppins.) When he isn't performing, Matthew enjoys tennis, DIY house projects, and a Netflix binge.
Show Notes Click Here
October 29, 2019
Learn how theatre and film actor, Anthony Lovato, launched his Voice Over career. Learn the basics in Voice Over. and what tools you need to get started. We explore the different genres of voice over, VO jargon, online resources, and even equipment.
Anthony has been dabbling as an actor for the past 30 years, but professionally for the past 5 years. He does stage, screen and voice over. After being the voice of the company he worked for and recording everything they needed done for the company, he realized that he could actually make a living at this, especially because he loved it. He put in his two week notice and hasn't looked back since. He has been on dozens of radio commercials and has 9 audiobooks on Audible and Amazon with a 10th one on the way. He also is a host of his own podcast called The Orion Way Of Life where he helps men find their purpose in life and change the conversation around masculinity in the world today.
Complete Show Notes Here
October 16, 2019
Join Bre as she interviews this incredible Chicago actress, Jacquelyne Jones! Winner of the Jeff Award for her performance in Sweeney Todd, she is now reprising her role with Utah Rep at UVU’s Noorda. Learn about the inclusive community she’s found performing in Chicago, how she made the decision to join Actor’s Equity and how Jacqueline and husband/actor, Drew make their creative lifestyles work.
Click for Show Notes!
October 8, 2019
Learn about what this Utah actor did to tear down racism and how all of us can do better. We talk about how Seung was drawn to musical theatre, how some traumatic experiences left tainted the art form for him and what he’s doing about it today.
Get tickets to Thoroughly Modern Millie at HCTO with Seung!
October 1, 2019
Join Bre as she talks to Vocal Pedagogy Master, Maddie Tarbox.
Learn from this Master actress and vocalist about how to find your own voice, how important small and constant practice can be for the anatomy of your vocal chordshow Maddie and husband, Connor, keep the balance in their crazy performing lives, and the biggest “ah-ha!” moment that Maddie has had in her Vocal Pedagogy grad program.
Click for Show Notes!
September 24, 2019
Learn how he landed the “Book of Mormon” Tour, how he survived his first few years out in LA, how he got an agent, what he’s learned about how his look affects his casting, and his solution to create his own show when he was not performing. “If I’m not able to make the art when I want to, then I’ll just make my own art.”—Luke Monday
Follow Luke on Instagram
And check out his website!
September 10, 2019
Learn how film and theatre actress, Lizzy and husband, Spencer, make a creative lifestyle work as actors, and entrepreneurs. Find out what Lizzy’s learned acting in LA, and how this unconventional family makes the big decisions.
September 3, 2019
In todays’ episode Bre finds out what got Jim involved in theatre in the first place. Learn about Bre’s big breakthrough with Jim at Weber State University. Jim teaches you how to have complete ownership of a song, shares his personal audition pet peeves, and 3 ways you can be a better actor TODAY.