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The Performers Podcast

Nov 29, 2017

How do you raise 1 million dollars for your theatre?

Dennis Garnhum is the Artistic Director of the Grand Theatre, in London, Ontario. Within a few months of taking on the new job he, along with development team, raised 1 million dollars for the theatre.

Garnhum Grew up in London, and he was 13 years old when he...

Nov 22, 2017

Emm Gryner has found the sweet spot between being an independent artist and raising a family.

In her early 20s Gryner had a hit song on the radio, toured with David Bowie and then transitioned to a successful career as an independent artist.

Her songwriting has been praised by the likes of Bono and we discuss how a...

Nov 13, 2017

Cyrus Lane has appeared in many productions with the Stratford Festival, Outside the March, and CBC TV’s Murdoch Mysteries. He's currently rehearsing for his role as Ebenezer Scrooge in Ross Petty's “A Christmas Carol the Family Musical with a Scrooge Loose!” at the Elgin theatre in Toronto.

At this year's...

Nov 6, 2017

Randy Lennox is the President of Bell Media, Canada's leading content creation company with assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. 

Previously Lennox was the CEO of Universal Music Canada the country's largest music record label, where he signed and championed internationally renowned...

Nov 1, 2017

Donna Feore has choreographed performances at the Opéra National de Lyon France and the Canadian Opera Company but she's best known for her work directing at the Stratford Festival, North America's largest classical repertory theatre company.

Her work at the festival includes critically acclaimed productions, all with...