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Monday Sep 13, 2021

Pilar Adara (pilaradara.com)(IG:@pilar_adar) (bridges4life.org) was raised in Atlanta, Georgia, She is a former competitive martial arts fighter, blackbelt, and an award winning composer. And she ♥ dogs. Pilar grew up with a deep love for the arts. After honing her craft in Georgia and Florida, she moved to New York City to pursue her life as an actor, singer, and writer.

Thursday Aug 26, 2021

Tyler Mount (IG:@tylergmount)(TW:@TylerGMount)(LI:@tylermount)(tylermountventures.com) (The Tyler Mount Vlog) is a Tony-award winning producer and digital strategist bringing people together one GIF at a time. Connoisseur of all things social media, content curation and Oprah Winfrey. We dive deep on this chat. Tyler is extremely generous in sharing his lessons and takeaways. Enjoy! 

Monday Aug 23, 2021

Tyler Mount (IG:@tylergmount)(TW:@TylerGMount)(LI:@tylermount)(tylermountventures.com) (The Tyler Mount Vlog) is a Tony-award winning producer and digital strategist bringing people together one GIF at a time. Connoisseur of all things social media, content curation and Oprah Winfrey. We dive deep on this chat. Tyler is extremely generous in sharing his lessons and takeaways. Enjoy! 

Thursday Jul 29, 2021

Hunter Arnold (IG:@huntercarnold) has produced Broadway: Hadestown (Tony Award), The Inheritance (Tony Nomination), Tina: The Musical (Tony Nomination), Moulin Rouge! (Tony Nomination), Betrayal (Tony Nomination), Slava’s Snowshow, Once On This Island (Tony Award), Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award), Kinky Boots (Tony Award and Olivier Award), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Anastasia, Gettin’ the Band Back Together, Head Over Heels,  M Butterfly, Disaster!, Allegiance, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony Nomination), The Visit (Tony Nomination), It’s Only a Play, Mothers and Sons (Tony Nomination), The Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, Godspell, Chinglish. London: The Inheritance (Olivier Award), The Jungle, Hadestown, Tina: The Musical, Edward Albee’s The Goat with Damian Lewis.  Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Daddy Long Legs and more. In addition to his producing projects Hunter is the founder and CEO of ARTech Holdings, LLC an incubator and holding company focused on generating technologies to support the live arts community. Amongst Artech’s offerings is the premier amateur theatrical ticketing and web presence software www.OnTheStage.com.  Hunter earned his bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Business from DePaul University and his Master’s in Business Administration from TRIUM, a joint program representing NYU Stern School of Business, H.E.C. Paris and the London School of Economics. He is a frequent lecturer and guest professor on entertainment trends and economics, Commercial Theater and working in the arts.

Monday Jul 26, 2021

Hunter Arnold (IG:@huntercarnold) has produced Broadway: Hadestown (Tony Award), The Inheritance (Tony Nomination), Tina: The Musical (Tony Nomination), Moulin Rouge! (Tony Nomination), Betrayal (Tony Nomination), Slava’s Snowshow, Once On This Island (Tony Award), Dear Evan Hansen (Tony Award), Kinky Boots (Tony Award and Olivier Award), Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Pretty Woman: The Musical, Anastasia, Gettin’ the Band Back Together, Head Over Heels,  M Butterfly, Disaster!, Allegiance, Deaf West Theatre’s Spring Awakening (Tony Nomination), The Visit (Tony Nomination), It’s Only a Play, Mothers and Sons (Tony Nomination), The Bridges of Madison County, Macbeth, Godspell, Chinglish. London: The Inheritance (Olivier Award), The Jungle, Hadestown, Tina: The Musical, Edward Albee’s The Goat with Damian Lewis.  Off-Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Daddy Long Legs and more. In addition to his producing projects Hunter is the founder and CEO of ARTech Holdings, LLC an incubator and holding company focused on generating technologies to support the live arts community. Amongst Artech’s offerings is the premier amateur theatrical ticketing and web presence software www.OnTheStage.com.  Hunter earned his bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurial Business from DePaul University and his Master’s in Business Administration from TRIUM, a joint program representing NYU Stern School of Business, H.E.C. Paris and the London School of Economics. He is a frequent lecturer and guest professor on entertainment trends and economics, Commercial Theater and working in the arts.

Thursday Jul 01, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Townsend (LI:@townsendteague) is a respected voice on the topics of company formation, organizational development and the relationship between Broadway, technology and media businesses. His theatrical career spans two decades, during which he has collaborated with many of the world's leading producers and creatives, and held senior positions on Broadway, touring and international productions, including titles presented in Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. As a theatrical General Manager, he has provided expertise budgeting, negotiating and overseeing operations for productions of An American In Paris, Annie, 42nd Street, Ghost, Bring It On, West Side Story and Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Prior to this, he was Company Manager for tours of Catch Me If You Can, Cats, the 25th Anniversary of Les Misérables, and Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein and The Producers. Broadway credits include The Norman Conquests, Gypsy, The Producers and Radio Golf, for which he received a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nomination as Producer.As an investor and/or advisor, he is involved with technology driven companies, including Arilyn, a content management system for creative brands and professionals to create, manage and publish augmented reality content; TodayTix, a digital ticketing platform for theatrical & cultural experiences, ProductionPro, a portal for creative collaboration in Film, TV and Theatre production; Winc Wine, an algorithm driven winery and official wine partner of the Barclays Center and Hollywood Bowl; and WindowsWear, a retail visual merchandising database and community.Townsend received a B.A. in Arts Management and is a certified member of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers. He happily volunteers time to various causes. A personal highlight is Broadway Bets, the annual poker tournament benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, for which he is a Host Committee member. He is an optimist!

Monday Jun 28, 2021

*This episode is a re-air of a conversation that originally took place in 2018.* Townsend Teague (LI:@townsendteague) is a respected voice on the topics of company formation, organizational development and the relationship between Broadway, technology and media businesses. His theatrical career spans two decades, during which he has collaborated with many of the world's leading producers and creatives, and held senior positions on Broadway, touring and international productions, including titles presented in Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan and Singapore. As a theatrical General Manager, he has provided expertise budgeting, negotiating and overseeing operations for productions of An American In Paris, Annie, 42nd Street, Ghost, Bring It On, West Side Story and Priscilla Queen of the Desert. Prior to this, he was Company Manager for tours of Catch Me If You Can, Cats, the 25th Anniversary of Les Misérables, and Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein and The Producers. Broadway credits include The Norman Conquests, Gypsy, The Producers and Radio Golf, for which he received a Tony Award and Drama Desk Award nomination as Producer.As an investor and/or advisor, he is involved with technology driven companies, including Arilyn, a content management system for creative brands and professionals to create, manage and publish augmented reality content; TodayTix, a digital ticketing platform for theatrical & cultural experiences, ProductionPro, a portal for creative collaboration in Film, TV and Theatre production; Winc Wine, an algorithm driven winery and official wine partner of the Barclays Center and Hollywood Bowl; and WindowsWear, a retail visual merchandising database and community.Townsend received a B.A. in Arts Management and is a certified member of the Association of Theatrical Press Agents and Managers. He happily volunteers time to various causes. A personal highlight is Broadway Bets, the annual poker tournament benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, for which he is a Host Committee member. He is an optimist!

Thursday May 27, 2021

Telly Leung (tellyleung.com)(IG:@tellyleung)(TW:@tellyleung) (Tickets to Telly's Latest directing project Godspell U-M Dept. Production ) was born and raised in New York City. He grew up in a traditional Chinese home in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He is a proud alumni of New York's prestigious math & science specialized high school, Stuyvesant High School. After Stuyvesant, Telly was admitted to Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama (CMU), where he received most of his formal training in acting, singing, and dance. It was also at CMU that Telly met fellow CMU-alum and KINKY BOOTS Tony-Award Winner, Billy Porter, who returned to his alma mater to direct the main stage production of Sondheim's COMPANY. After casting Telly as Bobby in "Company", Porter made a phone call to his colleagues who were involved in the upcoming Broadway revival of FLOWER DRUM SONG and landed Telly an audition. In the fall of 2002, Telly made his Broadway debut in the revival of 'Flower Drum Song", starring Lea Salonga, as a member of the ensemble and an understudy for Wang Ta. After playing Bobby in Sondheim's COMPANY in college, Telly would later get the opportunity to work with the legendary Stephen Sondheim in Roundabout's Broadway revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES in 2005. After PACIFIC OVERTURES, Telly originated the role of Boq in the Chicago company of WICKED, collaborating with fellow CMU-alum, Stephen Schwartz. Other Broadway credits include the final company of RENT - where he also got to make his film debut in Radical Media / Sony's RENT: FILMED LIVE ON BROADWAY, which is available on DVD and Blue Ray. After RENT ended its Broadway run, Telly went on an international tour with original RENT stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp in RENT: THE BROADWAY TOUR. He would later reprise the role of Angel in RENT at the Hollywood Bowl, directed by Neil Patrick Harris and starring Vanessa Hudgens, Aaron Tveit, Skylar Astin, & Wayne Brady. In 2011, Telly would get another opportunity to collaborate with composer Stephen Schwartz in the Broadway revival of GODSPELL at the Circle in the Square Theater. Telly was involved in the development of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE, creating the role of "Sammy" alongside Lea Salonga (MISS SAIGON) and George Takei (STAR TREK). ALLEGIANCE is the story of one Japanese-American family's struggles and triumphs during the Japanese Internment of World War II. The musical made its sold-out world premiere at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego in 2012 and premiered on Broadway in the Fall of 2015. He received critical aceeclaim for his "star turn" (NBC-NY) as Sammy, performed with "breakout power" (Newsday), with Rex Reed of the NY Observer praising his portrayal of Sammy as "beautifully played and powerfully sung by handsome and awesomely talented Telly Leung."In 2016, Telly starred opposite Justin Guarini (American Idol) in IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical with music by Oscar-winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Russell Kaplan, Sara Wordsworth and James-Allen Ford, with direction and choreography by Tony-Award Winner Kathleen Marshall. In June 2017, Telly Leung began his star turn as the title character in Disney’s ALADDIN on Broadway. He would continue to play the role for two years, and his caricature would eventually earn a coveted spot on the wall’s of New York’s historic Sardi’s restaurant. Telly has performed live all over the world. Notable venues include Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Hollywood Bowl, the Baltimore Symphony, the St. Louis MUNY, The Shakespeare Theater (DC), Pittsburgh CLO, Paper Mill Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, Philadelphia Theater Company, Sacramento Music Circus, the Old Globe, Fords Theater, North Carolina Theater, Four Seasons Theater, North Shore Music Theater, The Coterie in Los Angeles, The Magic Castle, NYC's Feinstein's / 54 Below, Birdland Jazz Club, and London's Hippodrome. Telly has appeared on television in GLEE (as Wes of the Dalton Academy Warblers), INSTINCT (CBS), ODD MOM OUT (Bravo), DEADBEAT (on Hulu), LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT and played Kevin in the pilot of ABC's performing arts drama, LIMELIGHT. He was also heavily featured in the PBS documentary BROADWAY OR BUST as a teacher and performance coach for the Jimmy Awards.  Telly is featured on the recordings of IN TRANSIT, ALLEGIANCE, GODSPELL, PACIFIC OVERTURES, FLOWER DRUMS SONG, DEAR EDWINA, THE BERNSTEIN MASS, SWEET BYE AND BYE and the mini-album of ALLEGIANCE. In 2012, Telly released his first solo album entitled {i'll cover you} on the Yellow Sound Label in 2012, and his follow-up album, "Songs for You" was released in 2016. All recordings are available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify.In 2013, Telly started TELLY LEUNG PRODUCTIONS and began his career as a producer. His producing credits include GRIND (a musical short film, starring Anthony Rapp) and BROADWAY @ LEARNING (a concert starring Broadway stars Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, and Marcus Paul James). In 2020, Telly started producing and co-hosting EMPATHY, a series of concerts and conversations with corporate learning leader and long-time collaborator Elliott Masie. He served as star and executive producer of THE NICE LIST, an original family-friendly holiday musical for “virtually” everyone that was completely created during the global pandemic with music by Gary Adler and Book / Lyrics by Phoebe Kreutz, directed by Alan Muraoka.Telly passionately believes in "paying it forward" and giving back to the next generation of theater artists and performers. Besides being heavily featured as a performance coach for the Jimmy awards on PBS' BROADWAY OR BUST, he can also be frequently seen teaching as a guest instructor in master classes all over the country. In 2013, he was selected as the Tam & Young Arts Chair at Iolani High School in Honolulu and spent a week teaching and performing alongside the students and faculty. He continues to teach young performers as part of a team of coaches at MTCA (Music Theater College Auditions) that helps high school students gain admission into the competitive university training programs. He also gives online coaching to aspiring performers via Stagelighter.com. In 2013, Telly joined the faculty at NYU's NEW STUDIO ON BROADWAY as an adjunct professor.  

Monday May 24, 2021

Telly Leung (tellyleung.com)(IG:@tellyleung)(TW:@tellyleung) (Tickets to Telly's Latest directing project Godspell U-M Dept. Production ) was born and raised in New York City. He grew up in a traditional Chinese home in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He is a proud alumni of New York's prestigious math & science specialized high school, Stuyvesant High School. After Stuyvesant, Telly was admitted to Carnegie Mellon University's School of Drama (CMU), where he received most of his formal training in acting, singing, and dance. It was also at CMU that Telly met fellow CMU-alum and KINKY BOOTS Tony-Award Winner, Billy Porter, who returned to his alma mater to direct the main stage production of Sondheim's COMPANY. After casting Telly as Bobby in "Company", Porter made a phone call to his colleagues who were involved in the upcoming Broadway revival of FLOWER DRUM SONG and landed Telly an audition. In the fall of 2002, Telly made his Broadway debut in the revival of 'Flower Drum Song", starring Lea Salonga, as a member of the ensemble and an understudy for Wang Ta. After playing Bobby in Sondheim's COMPANY in college, Telly would later get the opportunity to work with the legendary Stephen Sondheim in Roundabout's Broadway revival of PACIFIC OVERTURES in 2005. After PACIFIC OVERTURES, Telly originated the role of Boq in the Chicago company of WICKED, collaborating with fellow CMU-alum, Stephen Schwartz. Other Broadway credits include the final company of RENT - where he also got to make his film debut in Radical Media / Sony's RENT: FILMED LIVE ON BROADWAY, which is available on DVD and Blue Ray. After RENT ended its Broadway run, Telly went on an international tour with original RENT stars Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp in RENT: THE BROADWAY TOUR. He would later reprise the role of Angel in RENT at the Hollywood Bowl, directed by Neil Patrick Harris and starring Vanessa Hudgens, Aaron Tveit, Skylar Astin, & Wayne Brady. In 2011, Telly would get another opportunity to collaborate with composer Stephen Schwartz in the Broadway revival of GODSPELL at the Circle in the Square Theater. Telly was involved in the development of Broadway's ALLEGIANCE, creating the role of "Sammy" alongside Lea Salonga (MISS SAIGON) and George Takei (STAR TREK). ALLEGIANCE is the story of one Japanese-American family's struggles and triumphs during the Japanese Internment of World War II. The musical made its sold-out world premiere at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego in 2012 and premiered on Broadway in the Fall of 2015. He received critical aceeclaim for his "star turn" (NBC-NY) as Sammy, performed with "breakout power" (Newsday), with Rex Reed of the NY Observer praising his portrayal of Sammy as "beautifully played and powerfully sung by handsome and awesomely talented Telly Leung."In 2016, Telly starred opposite Justin Guarini (American Idol) in IN TRANSIT, Broadway's first a cappella musical with music by Oscar-winner Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Russell Kaplan, Sara Wordsworth and James-Allen Ford, with direction and choreography by Tony-Award Winner Kathleen Marshall. In June 2017, Telly Leung began his star turn as the title character in Disney’s ALADDIN on Broadway. He would continue to play the role for two years, and his caricature would eventually earn a coveted spot on the wall’s of New York’s historic Sardi’s restaurant. Telly has performed live all over the world. Notable venues include Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, the Hollywood Bowl, the Baltimore Symphony, the St. Louis MUNY, The Shakespeare Theater (DC), Pittsburgh CLO, Paper Mill Playhouse, Dallas Theater Center, Philadelphia Theater Company, Sacramento Music Circus, the Old Globe, Fords Theater, North Carolina Theater, Four Seasons Theater, North Shore Music Theater, The Coterie in Los Angeles, The Magic Castle, NYC's Feinstein's / 54 Below, Birdland Jazz Club, and London's Hippodrome. Telly has appeared on television in GLEE (as Wes of the Dalton Academy Warblers), INSTINCT (CBS), ODD MOM OUT (Bravo), DEADBEAT (on Hulu), LAW AND ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT and played Kevin in the pilot of ABC's performing arts drama, LIMELIGHT. He was also heavily featured in the PBS documentary BROADWAY OR BUST as a teacher and performance coach for the Jimmy Awards.  Telly is featured on the recordings of IN TRANSIT, ALLEGIANCE, GODSPELL, PACIFIC OVERTURES, FLOWER DRUMS SONG, DEAR EDWINA, THE BERNSTEIN MASS, SWEET BYE AND BYE and the mini-album of ALLEGIANCE. In 2012, Telly released his first solo album entitled {i'll cover you} on the Yellow Sound Label in 2012, and his follow-up album, "Songs for You" was released in 2016. All recordings are available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify.In 2013, Telly started TELLY LEUNG PRODUCTIONS and began his career as a producer. His producing credits include GRIND (a musical short film, starring Anthony Rapp) and BROADWAY @ LEARNING (a concert starring Broadway stars Adam Pascal, Eden Espinosa, and Marcus Paul James). In 2020, Telly started producing and co-hosting EMPATHY, a series of concerts and conversations with corporate learning leader and long-time collaborator Elliott Masie. He served as star and executive producer of THE NICE LIST, an original family-friendly holiday musical for “virtually” everyone that was completely created during the global pandemic with music by Gary Adler and Book / Lyrics by Phoebe Kreutz, directed by Alan Muraoka.Telly passionately believes in "paying it forward" and giving back to the next generation of theater artists and performers. Besides being heavily featured as a performance coach for the Jimmy awards on PBS' BROADWAY OR BUST, he can also be frequently seen teaching as a guest instructor in master classes all over the country. In 2013, he was selected as the Tam & Young Arts Chair at Iolani High School in Honolulu and spent a week teaching and performing alongside the students and faculty. He continues to teach young performers as part of a team of coaches at MTCA (Music Theater College Auditions) that helps high school students gain admission into the competitive university training programs. He also gives online coaching to aspiring performers via Stagelighter.com. In 2013, Telly joined the faculty at NYU's NEW STUDIO ON BROADWAY as an adjunct professor.  

Monday Apr 19, 2021

Clayton Howe (IG:@inclaynation)(LI:@clayton-howe)This is a different episode. I wanted to share with you what my life has looked like for the last couple months along with lessons I've learned along the way. I'm keeping it a single part episode this week and SHORT because why say more than what could be said in less words. This has been a different time and I feel some of the journey that I've been on others' can learn from! So I hope you enjoy this episode and keep on keepin' on! 

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