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Explore how art impacts everyone's path through life. We speak with a variety of creatives to learn about their artistic beginnings.
Jul 7, 2021
Hi Everyone! It has been a minute. Just wanted to check in and let you know that we have not forgotten about you! We love producing this podcast and we want to make sure you know we will be back soon with both Artistic Beginnings episodes and some of the new stuff we are working on now! While on this hiatus we are exploring more content to create and ideas to share with you. Hope you are doing well and let us know what you think Belly Button Round is...
Jun 9, 2021
What I Wish I knew... Dawn (Mom) Hollis
This week we have our mom on again to share her sage advice on the pod! We can't wait to hear what you think of all the great tid bits of insight our mom shares! Connect with us and let us know how awesome our mom is! It's ok... don't be shy... we know. :D
May 26, 2021
What I Wish I knew... Melody talks Reputation
Melody talks all about reputation in this episode as we revisit her past and talk about the positive and negative aspects of reputation in the entertainment industry. This is an episode you don’t want to miss! Mel shares all the dirty details of a time where she was a troublemaker and the funny moments her shenanigans lead to! Lots of fun this episode with some heavy topics to boot!
May 12, 2021
What I Wish I knew... Mitch shares his innocence
Mitch shares a little about what he learned while in the arts and shares his insight into some of his experiences while acting and what he took away from it. Hopefully you can learn a bit about his experience and apply it to your own! We also chat a bit about character development. Kind of a fun topic huh? Let us know what you think!
Apr 28, 2021
Still Artistic Beginnings
We are still here every other week! This week we catch up, take a breather and get back to business! We will be changing up the flow a bit but we are still the same Artistic Beginnings you know and listen to occasionally... Love you all and check back in on us when you can!
Apr 14, 2021
Breathe Better, with Steve (Dad) Hollis
Join us this week with a Masterclass in Breathing with our dad Steve Hollis! For this very special 50th episode we have our dad! We talk a bit about his past (more history of the Hollis family to come soon) and about breathing! Have you ever wanted to level up the way you live and how you perform? This episode is for you! Learn some of the technical aspects of breathing and get a whole new appreciation for the foundational importance of breathing in the performing arts! For more on our dad or if you want to take lessons with him (if he has space in the calendar) check out his website: https://www.stevehollismusic.com/
Feb 24, 2021
Tik Tok Creator Gabrielle Friedman
In this episode, we have a chat with our very own Gabrielle Friedman. She started her following on TikTok and is one of our favorite creators. She entertains and puts out content that moves and shakes the earth. If you want to learn more about what it takes to be a creator on TikTok or you want to just see how Gabrielle thinks about it, this is the episode for you! Check out Gabrielle on Instagram and Tiktok @theartisticpod
Feb 10, 2021
Tik Tok for Dummies
Join us on this wonderful journey into what Tik Tok is... For those non “Zoomers” out there join Mitch as he learns what Tik Tok is. Learn a lot about the state of the world through what Tik Tok is. If you like Tik Tok follow some of the people mentioned in the episode they are our top watches, and if you don’t like or don’t know Tik Tok listen and find out if it's worth a download for you later. Let us know your thoughts on the episode and Tik Tok on Instagram @theartisticpod and let's chat it up!
Jan 27, 2021
Consuming Entertainment... Work or play?
As an entertainment professional do you watch a lot of tv and movies and call it “work”? In many cases that is totally legitimate. Melody and Mitch discuss how they have balanced their consumption of the arts and talk about where the line is for them. Listen to this episode to share your thoughts on what constitutes consumption of entertainment as “work” vs. a leisure activity. Can you turn off the actor inside, or are you always going to analyze acting styles and never give in to the story and get sucked into a new world? Reach out on Instagram @theartisticpod and we can chat!
Jan 13, 2021
To the New Girls from Laura Hunter Drago
To the New Girl’s Producer Laura Hunter Drago shares her story and digs into the process and path she took to making her work impactful and meaningful. Laura shares the milestones in her story and goes in depth on the experience of making To the New Girl possible! Join us this week and hear a great conversation with Laura. Laura Hunter Drago is a producer, writer, and actress living in Los Angeles, California. When she’s not making art, she works in marketing & web design. Laura is a proud SAG-AFTRA member and guest speaker at the SAG Conservatory, is the assistant editor-in-chief of Ms. in the Biz, and is the co-founder of New Girl Pictures. She also likes baking, obsessing over Olympic ice dancers, and having long conversations with her dog Buffy. She dislikes being bored. Most recently, Laura is finishing up post-production on her first feature, To The New Girl.
Dec 30, 2020
Thank you 2020... But really thank you Melody
As we close out 2020 we realize not all is bad. I made some good decisions, some bad. One good one from this very long year. Has to spread love and cheer. In the form of a podcast with Melody my Sister Thanks to this podcast I never had to have missed her. With joy in my heart and Happiness in my mind. Sit back relax as I share a bit of a rewind... Thank you Melody! This episode is for you for an amazing time doing this podcast with you!
Dec 16, 2020
College... Worth it? - Artistic Article Analysis (AAA)
To wrap up our thoughts on College... Worth it? we discuss an article that was shared with us by a listener. It had some great topics and this writer has some great insight for the artistic community interested in learning how to make it as an actor from a different perspective. This article was written by "Secret Agent Man" a secret... writer at the backstage. Check out the article here: https://www.backstage.com/magazine/article/agent-on-yale-juilliard-college-acting-programs-72103/ Also take a listen to our other college episodes if you have not already! They were fun and had some good nuggets to think about on your path to becoming an actor. Also feel free to drop us a review on itunes or send us a message on instagram @theartisticpod
Dec 9, 2020
College... Worth it? - Brendon Martin’s Take
To round out our perspective on College as it relates to whether it is a good fit for you, we figured we should speak with someone that went to school for the arts... We know we were definitely coming off one sided so here is the gift of perspective! Get some! Brendon shares his story and great insight that should help inform your decision! Take a listen and hear some great advice from a great person! ___ This year, close to 100 performers (including myself!!!) - drawn from over 20 casts and spanning over 30 years - created The Christmas Schooner 2020. This online experience combines a newly orchestrated score and hours of footage into ONE performance. All of which, you can experience from the safety and comfort of your home. All of the proceeds from this event - including the time and talents of the performers and production team - will be donated to Season of Concern. A $20 donation to Season of Concern gets you a front row seat to this unique event. Be sure to mention “SCHOON…
Dec 2, 2020
College... Worth it? - Pros and Cons
To continue the College episodes we talk about the Pros and Cons! So excited to share our thoughts on what the pros and cons of College are. In addition to talking college, we have a trip down memory lane with a show that Mitch did as a kid - The Christmas Schooner! It was such a great show to be a part of and this year a special COVID Virtual release of the show will be live online for your viewing pleasure! Many actors from the many years the show ran are putting together a virtual version of the show for a great cause! Season of Concern! to find out more about the cause check out this link: https://seasonofconcern.org/ and we will keep you posted on when you can see the christmas schooner online for a donation to season of concern! Stay tuned to this episode and the following episode as we hear from another Christmas Schooner alumni on his College experience Brendon Martin! He will share even more pros and cons than we cover in this episode based on his experience at Stanford!
Nov 25, 2020
Thank you! Thanksgiving Episode
As we take a break to be thankful for everything we have and for getting through difficult times we turn to what made us most happy this year and share a special project that we did this year for your ears only! Join us with this special short episode!!
Nov 18, 2020
College... Worth it? - Audition Horror Stories
Melody and Mitch talk about their College audition horror stories. Going to college for the performing arts wasn't the right call for us but what about you? There are pros and cons to going to college for the performing arts and not. We talk a bit about why we didn’t and why others may find value in it. This is going to be a series of episodes about College and the Performing Arts. We will talk with people that went to school, we will give our thoughts on it, and more! Let us know what you want to know about College. Do you have questions? https://www.instagram.com/theartisticpod/ www.artisticpodcast.com
Nov 11, 2020
Time to Fight Stage Fright!
This week we talk stage fright. How does it manifest? What are some examples? How can we fight it? We talk all about our experience with stage fright, talk about how people deal with it and learn a lot about what you might need to know about pursuing the arts with stage fright. Don’t let stage fright keep you from sharing your story. Stage fright impacts many of us. We all have stories to share, and a gift for our craft that is unique and important. We talk about what stage fright is, how people cope with it, the importance of working on tactics to manage stage fright, and what you can do for yourself and others that are impacted by stage fright. Let us know what your experience is with the performing arts and if you have any tips and tricks to handle stage fright! firstname.lastname@example.org Links and Resources Conquering Stage Fright | Anxiety and Depression Association of America, ADAA Joe Kowan: How I beat stage fright Speaking Up Without Freaking Out | Matt Abrahams | TEDxPalo…
Nov 4, 2020
What is “Pay to Play” anyway?
Is play to play worth it? What is pay to play? Can it be good, is it all bad? Our mom Dawn Hollis is here to tell us the truth behind pay to play and the challenging part of the entertainment industry. With years of experience as an actress and working in the entertainment field our mom is a leading expert when it comes to understanding pretty much anything about being an actor and an artist. Listen to us gab on about pay to play and other performing arts topics in this weeks episode of Artistic Beginnings
Oct 28, 2020
Actor to Artist: Jodi Moore Lewis
This week Jodi Moore Lewis shares her story and we talk all about becoming an actor and fighting the cliche of being a performer in Los Angeles. Jodi opens up about how she felt about becoming a performer and her goal of becoming a working actor with a learner’s mindset instead of coming out to Los Angeles to be famous. She shares about her path from trying to be an actress, to becoming an Artist! Hear how Jodi stopped trying to act the way she imagined the casting directors would want her to act, and started acting authentically and telling the true story of the characters she was portraying. Social Links * Website * Instagram * Facebook * IMDB Other Links * Park Acrobats - Amazon www.artisticpodcast.com
Oct 21, 2020
This week we share our deepest darkest Actor’s Nightmares that cause us sleepless nights, and shed light on why we are the way we are... Join us as we talk about why we think we experience the nightmares, what we do to deal with it, and share our neurosis... We want to hear from you. Write in and share your actor’s nightmare that causes you to think about life deeply, maybe we will even share it (anonymously) on the show later on to let people know that they are not alone in having these earth shatteringly scary nightmares. We may even share our dad’s nightmares in later episodes if you all share this episode and give us a review on apple podcasts... ;) email us with your performing nightmares at email@example.com.
Oct 14, 2020
Comedy and Storytelling with Shannon O'Connor
Shannon O’Connor is a delight and a half! Always over the top energy and ready to take on a challenge Shannon is a great example of an artist that takes on a ton of projects, has talents ranging from comedy to writing to modeling and keeps her head on straight during intense conversations! We were so happy to have Shannon on the show to talk about her path to performing, her tips on comedy, and the impressive way she leads her life! If you want to hear a great story teller with an eye for details that are knock out funny give this episode a listen! Check out Shannon elsewhere too: https://twitter.com/ShannonOconno https://www.instagram.com/so_shannonigans/ http://sjoconno.wordpress.com/ https://www.facebook.com/so.shananigans/
Oct 7, 2020
Jacqueline Scislowski... Power Ranger or Angry Old Man?
This week hear all about the story of a real power ranger Jacqueline Scislowski. She has great stories of her origins, working late nights as a child and her incredible levels of energy keeping her moving forward! She shares some great advice on what to consider when pursuing acting as a career. Should we as artists pursue other things while still working on our craft or simply just work on our craft and nothing else? Dig deep with us about the stories that give you an insight into how Jacqueline booked her work with Power Rangers! Also Margo Robbie is mentioned a few times in this episode. We all are big fans. https://www.jacquelinescislowski.com/ https://www.instagram.com/jacquelinescislowski/
Sep 30, 2020
Cabaret can change lives with Ari Axelrod
Ari Axelrod, a performer, coach, and all around good person shares great stories and insight into the life as a performer, taking on adversity and treating each day as if it were your last. If you want to be inspired to follow your dreams, learn about Cabaret and hear the wonderful story of Ari this episode is the ticket! Enjoy the conversation and get ready for some impactful life moments told by Ari Axelrod! http://www.ariaxelrod.com/ Other Links https://www.bridgingthegapny.com/info https://www.broadwayhd.com/movies/AW2GtSHApx3F9_4AqeuS
Sep 23, 2020
Mental health and the Arts with Chris Smith
This episode is with Chris Smith a social worker and performer working in the entertainment industry. He shares his wonderful winding path to his current passions and his involvement in the entertainment industry. We talk all about mental health and the work that Chris is involved in regarding mental health and social work within the actors fund and looking ahead. Given the conversation and timing of the impacts of COVID-19 you can certainly find some great insight into handling challenges, however if these topics trigger your own mental health please feel free to skip this episode. In addition to all of Chris’s work he is writing a book and has some great advice on keeping on a mentally strong path. More details to come on that however for more details on Chris and the other topics of this episode check out the links! Links www.actorsfund.org www.lookingaheadca.org Other Links * http://www.eastoftheweb.com/short-stories/UBooks/Bet.shtml * https://davidgoggins.com/book/ *…
Sep 16, 2020
The tale of Bill Berloni - Theatrical Animals
This week we explore further into the stories that Brian shared with us all about his wonderful experiences and his journey to working with Bill Berloni. Brian shares his wonderful story about how he came to work with Bill, and shares his perspective on the wonderful history of the very first Sandy in the very first production of Annie!! Let us know what you think of this episode and if you want us to find out more about the wonderful world of Bill and Brian!
Sep 9, 2020
From Dinner Theatre to Character Actor Dog Trainer, with Brian Michael Hoffman
This week is all about Brian Michael Hoffman’s journey! He is an amazing actor and animal trainer with extensive experience in his field. He had the great opportunity to start doing what he loves from a young age and continue to do that consistently from college to his professional career. Brian is a wonderful story teller and has much to share about pursuing your career. Listen to this episode to learn about his unique journey, his incredible fortune in saying YES to the right things, and even more to come!
Sep 2, 2020
Is memorization important?
Yes. Resounding Yes. Memorization is super critical for the performing arts whether you are a musician, dancer, actor, or otherwise. It is a valuable skill that will allow you to accomplish your goals and mission in whatever project you are a part of. In this episode we talk about the importance of memorization, techniques we have learned and use to memorize lines, monologues and remember where to find things. Let us know if you have any memorization tips or hacks that allow you to remember an insane amount of information. We have built mind-castles and mind-theatres to remember more than just where we left our keys... Reach out on instagram @theartisticpod or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Aug 26, 2020
Education in entertainment with Amy Wolk
This week we talk with Amy Wolk, a New York based performer and educator. Amy has a very interesting path and career in the entertainment industry. In addition to performing she is a tutor with On Location Education (Catchy right!?). Her path is super interesting and she shares a lot of great advice on why education is important, the job of acting, and much more!
Aug 19, 2020
Tuffet Schmelzle and her dialect fancy
This week we talk to Tuffet all about her journey and all of the accents along the way! Tuffet is a Dialect Coach and actress with major skills! She has a fun name and personality. Listen to this episode to get some great insight into Dialects and hear Mitch just flail at the very end trying to impress Tuffet... Spoiler... He does not... But you really do want to listen to the end and hear Mel and Tuffet talk in accents and hear Mitch struggle... schadenfreude artisticpodcast.com/episodes/
Aug 12, 2020
Is ART the Product or the Journey?
In this episode, we talk about what art means to people. Is art the final product that an audience sees... or is it the creative journey the artist goes on? There are a lot of opinions in this episode and we want to know what you think as well! Hit us up on instagram and share your thoughts! We know sometimes we can be wrong but we think we are right at the moment of publishing this episode... Prove us wrong ;) --- @theartisticpod www.artisticpodcast.com
Aug 5, 2020
Kyle Branzel on why quitting is ok
Quitting is not actually quitting... This week we have Kyle Branzel on the show! Kyle is a great performing arts coach and he shares his journey in the entertainment industry. There are many great insights from this conversation including how to think about approaching your next step. He also has great resources and content that he shares on his website https://www.kylebranzel.com/. You can also find resources on our webpage for his episode here: https://www.artisticpodcast.com/episodes/kyle-branzel-ep-26/
Jul 29, 2020
Kim and Ket's Story and how they... stay alive
Kim and Ket shared their story and we learned a lot from their creative journey. This week we share the story of their friendship, what they thought of each other, what they think of each other now, and how they started their podcast Kim and Ket Stay Alive Maybe. Check out the podcast: http://www.kimandketstayalive.com/listen Check out their patreon: https://www.patreon.com/kimandketstayalivemaybe
Jul 22, 2020
Kim Burns and her journey to a balanced identity
This week Kim Burns, an actress and Podcast Host shares her journey and all about her challenges, opportunities and milestones on her path to finding her identity. We talk about what mindset can do for your life in this industry, working with life coaches, balancing your reliance on identity and being happy in the performing arts industry. https://bit.ly/MoreKim
Jul 15, 2020
Ketryn Porter and how to take on fear!
Ketryn Porter is an award winning actor living in Los Angeles. She is also a co-host of a wonderful hit podcast she produces with her best friend Kim Burns (see her in the next episode!). Ketryn shares her story to becoming a performer and what she has learned from her time in the arts. For more about the episode and Ketryn follow this link: bit.ly/MoreKetryn
Jul 8, 2020
Performer’s path to Directing with Allison Sheff
This week we have Allison Sheff on the show. She is a performer, director, and all around cool person. She shares some great insight into her experiences that lead her to her passion for Directing. She has learned so much on her way and not just from courses and school, but through experience and observation. Listen to this episode and learn a ton about ways that you can leverage your current situation into your dream career! https://bit.ly/MoreAllison
Jul 1, 2020
Having a 9-5 is not giving up - How Nick Lorenzini approaches a creative life.
This week we had the chance to speak with Nick Lorenzini. A creative with a experience in the performing arts in New York as a singer, dancer, actor. Nick is the definition of a performer, however he has not only taken a break from performing, but has taken on a 9-5 job in Corporate America! Listen to hear his journey, and what he has in store. We know you will learn a lot and gain perspective that you so gravely need as a performing creative. For more check out bit.ly/MoreNick
Jun 24, 2020
Skills to be a better actor with Juliana Hansen
This week we have Juliana Hansen on the Pod! We were so happy to get to talk with Juliana all about her career, her winding path to Disney, her voice acting experience, her education, and much more! If you want to get some tips and tricks for becoming an actor this definitely an episode worth a listen. Check out more about Juliana and the Episode at https://bit.ly/moreJuliana
Jun 17, 2020
Pursuing your passion can change the world with Angela Sauer
This week we have Angela Sauer, an LA based actor. We really enjoyed talking with Angela about some hard truths you have to face when you are pursuing the arts. Why are you doing it? Are you cut out for the arts? Listen to this episode to hear what it means for Angela to be an actor. It’s not about being a superstar or becoming famous... But it is about changing the world! For more about Angela check her out here: https://bit.ly/moreAngela
Jun 10, 2020
Balancing Music and Medicine with Kaevon
This week is all about Kaevon. A musician and producer of an all med student band The Anastomoses! It was great speaking with Kaevon about his background and how he is able to balance Medical school and his artistic passions. Check out his episode to get more insight into how to keep improving in the arts while still pursuing a full time career in another field! Find out more here: https://bit.ly/moreKaevon
May 27, 2020
How to make your own work with Lianne O'Shea
In this episode we have Lianne on to talk all about her experience in creating films and working as an actress. She has held a number of jobs in her life that have given her a great perspective on the world. She takes chances to work on new projects by being open to opportunities and shares a little about how you can too! Check out more about the episode and links mentioned in the episode here: https://bit.ly/ArtisticOshea
May 20, 2020
Byram on how to harness inspiration for your creative expression
This week we have Byram on the show to talk all about how to get inspired and in the right mindset to create your work. Byram is a music producer and performer. He has experience producing music for a variety of other artists and even has his own music that you can listen to on spotify and soundcloud. Our favorite is 'I might' on his EP "Forget". Check out his music and more on the website! artisticpodcast.com/episodes/Byram-ep-16
May 13, 2020
Michael Thomas Holmes on having two artistic paths
In this episode we speak with Michael Thomas Holmes is an Actor and Freelance Graphic Designer. We speak with him about how he pulls off working in two artistic careers and what lead him to pursue them in the first place. Learn this week why it is important to have an effective accurate website and hear some great stories of how Michael began his artistic journey! Find links and details on our website www.artisticpodcast.com
May 6, 2020
Tessa Germaine and how to develop stories in film
This week we have Tessa Germain on the show. Tessa is a film maker, director, and writer that has experience as an actor from an early age. We learned a lot from Tessa on how to do proper research on a story, develop characters, and use skills from previous passions! Find links and more details about Tessa at www.artisticpodcast.com/episodes/tessa-germaine-ep-14.
Apr 29, 2020
Jeff Ashkin and the importance of limiting variables in your artistic work
This week we have Jeffrey Ashkin on the show! He is an actor, writer, producer, director, and podcast host! We had the chance to talk with him about how he gets his work produced, what it means to be passionate about the arts and get some great advice from him on what to prioritize. If you like what you hear you can find more of Jeff on his podcast "Coast 2 Coast 2 Coast".
Apr 22, 2020
Alex Mentzel combining social impact and the arts
This week we have Alex Mentzel. Alex not only started off in the arts early in life, but he did it in Germany. He grew up in an artistic household with great support from his parents, and is currently building a social impact start up called Averto. You can find out more about Alex and our other guests on our website www.artisticpodcast.com You can also find us on socials @theartisticpod!
Apr 15, 2020
Justin Miller shows that artistic passion can help build community and overcome challenges
This week we have Justin Miller. Justin is an accomplished director and teacher. He gave us a sneak peak into his life, his origin story and some of the struggles on his path to becoming the multitalented creative he is today.
Apr 8, 2020
Sebastian Schug and the creative world of publishing
This week we have Sebastian Shug. A talented creative that publishes his own work as well as the work of others. His passion for bringing art into the world and his willingness to share how he does it is intoxicating. In this episode we talk about his growth in the industry and why he does the hard work of publishing. Sebastian also talks about his own podcast and how he does audiobooks for some of his publishing work! Find links and more at Sebastian's episode page at www.Artisticpodcast.com/episodes/Sebastian-shug-ep-10.
Apr 1, 2020
Tiege Dooley-Panko and her exciting creative path
In this episode we speak with Tiege Dooley-Panko. A creative with many passions and a lot of experience that has lead her to a passion in writing and comedy. She is a multi talented creative that has gone from dancing, to news reporting, to comedy in as many years almost! Hear her story about her path to where she is now and how her experiences have gotten her to the point she is at right now!
Mar 25, 2020
Leo Wiggins shares his creative path to Voice Over
Leo is a voice actor and professional singer in New York City. He got started in music in 2008, and in 2016 found himself in the booth for video games and animation. In this episode of Artistic Beginnings Leo reveals how important the arts were for his growth as a person. We also get the chance to talk with Leo about what it's like growing his Voice Acting career from scratch!
1 hr 8 min
Mar 18, 2020
David Robinson and her authentic self
This week we have the fabulous music producer David Robinson on our show to talk about her path to the musician she is today! David has had a ton of experiences that have given her the chance to grow as a person in the arts and bring good into the world.
Mar 11, 2020
Scott Alda Coffey on building a creative life.
In this episode we catch up with actor Scott Alda Coffey. We hear stories from his life that lead him from his early introduction to the arts to his education in Theatre and now his path as an actor in Los Angeles. For more details on this episode with Scott check out www.artisticpodcast.com/episodes/Scott-Alda-Coffey-Ep-6
Mar 9, 2020
Bonus: Scott Alda Coffey shares his filming experience on the set of the movie THE OUTPOST
In this extra special episode we speak with actor Scott Alda Coffey about his experience working on movie The Outpost. Scott gives us a breakdown of how he prepared for the shoot and his path to becoming the real person he portrayed in the film. He shares some great insight into the process that can help get an actor in the right state of mind.
Mar 4, 2020
Anna Peterson Macsalka is bringing mindfulness to our youth using her creative skills
In this episode we have the chance to speak with Actress and Founder of Zenimal Anna Peterson Macsalka. Anna had a strong passion for the arts and has maintained that passion through her experience as an actress and on through her experience as a Founder of an incredible company. She talks about her inspiration for her company and gives some great advice on how to pursue your passions. You can find more about Anna and what we discussed in the episode on her show notes page on the Artistic Beginnings Website: www.artisticpodcast.com/episodes/Anna-Peterson-Macsalka-Ep-4
Feb 26, 2020
Ashley Argota discusses the path to becoming an actress
In this episode we have Ashley Argota on the show. We talk about her path to becoming an actress, what it took as a young actress auditioning and handling rejection. She has a lot of great insight on how to approach the career coming in as a child actor. You can find links and more on Ashley's show notes page on our website: https://www.artisticpodcast.com/episodes/Ashley-Argota-Ep-3.
Feb 19, 2020
Tessa Rae Evelyn on how to effectively transition between creative paths
In this episode we speak with Tessa Rae Evelyn about her life and her path from actress to director. We cover topics ranging mindfulness to her directing work. She talks of her method for leading her life and letting the passion take her to where she needs to be.
Feb 12, 2020
Joe Cuanan on balancing life and growing your passion
In this episode we speak with Joe Cuanan about his life getting into the arts and balancing his work, life, and passion. We cover topics ranging from privilege to tech. Joe is a software engineer currently working in the entertainment industry on a music education app for a major player in the space. He pursues music with his band Luxury Goods and is a great collaborator. You can go see their concert on February 16th, 2020 for free. For details follow THIS LINK!
1 hr 5 min
Feb 5, 2020
Meet the Gang: Mitch Hollis
In this episode we introduce Mitch Hollis. Mitch is also a host on Artistic Beginnings. Although he is not directly pursuing a creative life, he hustles on the side and grew up in the arts.
Jan 29, 2020
Meet the Gang: Melody Hollis
In this episode we introduce Melody Hollis. Not only is she a host of this show, but she is a creative pursuing a career in the arts as an actor, singer, dancer, performer, you name it!
Jan 26, 2020
Teaser Artistic Beginnings
Introducing Artistic Beginnings! Explore how art impacts everyone's path through life. We speak with a variety of creatives to learn about their artistic beginnings. You hear snippets from our conversations with Joe and Tessa, and some music from Joe's band Luxury Goods. Logo credits to Andrew Yuen, and podcast theme music credits to David Robinson.