Artist 2.0 Podcast – Episode 005 – This week I’m talking to Asha Thomas about her journey as a dancer, from getting into the famous Juilliard performing arts school in New York City to joining the prestigious Alvin Ailey American Dance company. And now stating her journey as a solo artist and producing her own dance pieces and choreography.
Asha Thomas was lucky enough to find her passion and talent in life very early. Dancing for as long as she can remember, going to a performing arts high school, getting into Juilliard and working for the world renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance company. Her career has been full of high performace and working with top dancers and choreograpohers, now as a freelance dancer we speak about how she keeps herself motivated and meetings the same high standards outside of these prestigious institutions and starting her own dance company in Paris.
Jua Amir speaks on disappoint, rejection, ego and the importance of spirituality for an artist.
This episode of the Artist 2.0 podcast I’m getting crazy with Jua Amir, a man with so many outlets for his talents, there isn’t even a label that could describe it all. Over some drinks, and laughs we talk about how believing in yourself effects your journey as an artist, he talks about his battle with the ego and how his fall from grace led him to a place of inspiration and creativity. This is an episode you won’t want to miss, Jua doesn’t hold back on anything, and tells us about all the disappointment and rejection one has to face as an artist, and how to move forward towards bigger goals and opportunities.
Jua Amir recommends…
Principle – “The ability to construct and pull from a belief system and create a new one.”
”In the midst of the storm, find your heartbeat and ask your heart all your introspective questions.”
Crystal Petit speaks on music, mommy-hood and managing the mayhem.
Crystal Petit is an American native, Paris based singer, song writer and vocal coach. In this episode we talk about her unexpected journey from finance to music. Her time on a reality TV show and following her passion to Paris. Then we talk about her upcoming EP and stating her biggest challenge yet, motherhood. Listen to this episode and see how she finds a way to make it all work.
Jaqueline Mifsud, on her one-woman show and breaking into comedy.
In this episode we talk about Jacqueline’s time living abroad in Europe and her transition moving back home, producing and performing a hit, one-women show about her troubles living and trying to assimilate to life in Paris.
Jacqueline Mifsud recommendations to other artists