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59 minutes | Dec 13, 2021
Utilising your skills and building a career with Agent Senay Taormina
Welcome back to season 4 of The Business of Show Business Podcast.In this episode host, Jamie Body talks to Senay Taormina who as an ex performer runs the very successful agency The Dark Horse.They talk about how to build a career, make the most of every opportunity and much more.You can find out more about Senay online:Website: http://www.senaytaormina.com/Agency Website: https://www.tdhagency.com/Senay Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/senay_creative/Senay Make Up Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/st_makeupartist/Agency Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tdhagency/
35 minutes | Dec 7, 2021
Auditioning and training with Acting Coach Kieran Vyas
Welcome back to Season 4 of The Business of Show Business Podcast.Podcast host Jamie Body talks to director, acting coach and filmmaker Kieran Vyas about the industry.They talk about auditioning, getting the most out of your career and how to market yourself.Website: https://kieranvyas.co.uk/
41 minutes | Nov 30, 2021
Sorting out your Tax with Theataccounts
Welcome back to season 4 of The Business of Show Business Podcast.In this episode host, Jamie Body talks to Alex Dyer from Theataaccounts. Tax doesn't have to be scary and Alex tells you why.During the episode, Alex shares advice on what you can and can't claim, advice on applying for a mortgage and so much more.Website: https://theataccounts.co.uk/Twitter: https://twitter.com/theataccountsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Theataccounts
35 minutes | Nov 23, 2021
Theatre Journalism with The Stage newspaper's News Editor Matt Hemley
Welcome back to The Business of Show Business Podcast.For season 4 episode 4 podcast host Jamie Body is joined by the News Editor from The Stage newspaper Matt Hemley.Matt originally trained as an actor before starting his journey as a journalist. In this podcast episode, the pair talk about the importance of theatre and entertainment journalism, press coverage and how to get into the world of journalism if you are interested in it. You can read Matt's articles here: https://www.thestage.co.uk/author-matthew-hemleyFind Matt on Twitter here - https://twitter.com/MattHemley
34 minutes | Nov 16, 2021
Life on Broadway with J Harrison Ghee
Welcome back to Season 4 of The Business of Show Business Podcast.Host Jamie Body is joined on this episode by J Harrison Ghee. They discuss performing on Broadway, the life-changing experience J had while performing as Lola in Kinky Boots, and playing Velma Kelly in Chicago.Twitter: https://twitter.com/jharrisongheeInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jharrisonghee/
40 minutes | Nov 9, 2021
Being a musical theatre swing with Jen Caldwell
Welcome back to The Business of Show Business Podcast.For episode 2 of season 4, we talk to super swing Jen Caldwell.Jen has appeared in numerous shows across a multitude of roles. Credits include - Swing/cover Heather/Resident Director, American Idiot, UK & Ireland Tour. Swing/cover Emily, Knights of the Rose, Arts Theatre. Flick, The Rhythm Method, workshop, The Bush Theatre and The Landor Space. Dyanne, Million Dollar Quartet, Indian Tour. Cover Dyanne/Resident Director/Resident Choreographer, Million Dollar Quartet, UK & Ireland tour. Covered/played Princess Fiona, Shrek the Musical, UK & Ireland tour. Covered/played Sophie and Ali, Mamma Mia!, Prince of Wales and Novello Theatres.Jen is currently touring the UK in the smash-hit musical Six. In this episode, Jen and Jamie Body discuss the skills needed to be a swing, life on tour and much more. Twitter: @jennifer_caldInstagram: @jcaldwell6889
52 minutes | Nov 2, 2021
Getting to know your agent with JBR
Welcome back to season 4 of The Business of Show Business podcast.In this episode podcast host, Jamie Body is joined by agent and manager JBR. JBR shares his year's of knowledge and advice with listeners as they discuss how to build a happy and lasting relationship with your agent, how it's ok to follow other passions and much more. Book: Getting, Keeping & Working with Your Acting Agent: The Compact GuideWebsite: https://jbragent.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/jbragentInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/jbragent/
51 minutes | May 25, 2021
Graphic design and following your passions with Craig Anthony Kelly
During this episode of The Business of Show Business podcast, host Jamie Body is joined by performer and graphic designer Craig Anthony Kelly.Craig designed the artwork for this podcast and The Business of Show Business logo, and alongside his performing career, he has built up his graphic design business.In this episode, they discuss following your passions, diversifying your skill set and learning to be present and enjoy the moment you are in.Craig’s contact details:Twitter: https://twitter.com/craiganthkellyInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/craiganthkelly/Website: https://www.craiganthonykelly.co.uk/Spotlight Pin: https://www.spotlight.com/3030-8944-0071Craig’s design contact details:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_CraigCreates/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/_craigcreatesWebsite: https://www.craigcreates.co.uk/
41 minutes | May 18, 2021
What is a coach and how can they help you and your career
In this episode of The Business of Show Business Podcast, Jamie Body is joined by Lauren Kester and Leena Pheonix, who, like Jamie, are coaches who come from the entertainment industry.During this episode, they discuss what a coach is and how it can help you get to where you want to be and why they trained themselves as coaches.Where to find them online:LaurenWebsite - https://laurenkester.com/Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/hello.its.lauren/LeenaInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/leenaphoenix/
48 minutes | May 11, 2021
The dancer's mindset with Dr Chelsea Pierotti
In this episode of The Business of Show Business Podcast, we discuss the mindset of a dancer and performer with Sports Psychologist and Consultant for Dancers Dr Chelsea Pierotti.For 10 years Dr Chelsea has used her experience as a professional dancer and coach, along with her PhD in sport psychology to help dance teachers make a bigger impact in the lives of their dancers. "You may only have them in your class for a few hours a week, but you have the power to teach dancers about resilience, growth mindset, passion, and perseverance." Website: https://www.chelseapierotti.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/dr.chelsea.pierotti/Podcast - Passion For Dance Podcast: https://www.chelseapierotti.com/podcast/
18 minutes | May 4, 2021
Must have apps to use as an actor, creative and freelancer
In this episode of The Business of Show Business podcast, I list the 5 types of apps you should have on your smartphone to help your personal brand and you to run your business.For me, the 5 main types of apps you need are:1) Storage and organisationApps mentioned - Todoist, Evernote, Toggl, Lastpass, Google Drive, WeTransfer, Dropbox.2) BusinessApps mentioned -Microsoft Word, Pages, Adobe Scan, Microsoft Office Lens, Swift Scan, Sans Drama, Quick Books, Xero, Otter Ai.3) Media and DesignApps mentioned- iMovie, Kinemaster, Unfold, Legend, Mojo, Canva.4)Social MediaApps mentioned - Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Tiktok., Clubhouse, Pinterest, Snapchat.5)BalanceApps Mentioned - Forest, Headspace, Feedly, Water App, Happify, Lumosity.Other episodes which may help are: Online presence: Making sure the offline and online you matchMarketing for creatives and freelancersMental health and self care in the arts with Applause for thoughtPositive mental health online and chat with Industry Mindshttps://www.instagram.com/bodyjamie/https://twitter.com/bodyjamieLeave your review over on Apple Podcasts.
41 minutes | Apr 27, 2021
Multi-camera directing and leading a team with Stuart Earl
We are going into the TV studio in this episode of The Business of Show Business Podcast as we meet Multi-Camera Studio and OB Director Stuart Earl.For the last 15 years, Stuart has worked in the world of TV on shows such as BBC Breakfast, Do the Right Thing, and Good Morning Britain.During this episode, we discuss what it takes to make a TV show, how to manage a team and how to progress in a role that you love.Website: https://www.stuartearl.tv/Twitter: https://twitter.com/stuart_earlLinkedIn: http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/stuart-earl
41 minutes | Apr 20, 2021
How to be a presenter with Emily Rose Adams
Welcome to episode 3 of season 3 of The Business of Show Business podcast.In this episode, we talk about presenting and how you just have to be yourself on camera. I was joined by Emily Rose Adams, a presenter who has worked for companies such as Virgin Radio and Talk Radio and has hosted many events.We discuss the skills needed to be a presenter as well as the new subscription website Emily has created called Presenter Jobs. Whether you are new to presenting or already working as a presenter this is website is a fantastic resource. Emily online:Twitter: @emilyroseadamsInstagram: @emily.rose.adamsPresenter jobs online:Website: www.presenterjobs.co.ukTwitter: @PresenterJobsInstagram: @presenterjobs
12 minutes | Apr 13, 2021
Should I have a website as an actor, performer or freelancer?
Welcome back to The Business of Show Business podcast and in this episode, we answer the question: Do I need a website as an actor, performer or freelancer?A website can act as a magazine to your life and is your dream home online. It is a fantastic marketing resource for you to have, however it is both a time and money commitment. During this episode we look at: is now the right time to build a website?should I do it myself or hire a designer?what should I put on it? and more.Other episodes which may help are: Online presence: Making sure the offline and online you matchMarketing for creatives and freelancershttps://www.instagram.com/bodyjamie/https://twitter.com/bodyjamieLeave your review over on Apple Podcasts.
59 minutes | Apr 6, 2021
Tax for Actors with Owen Woodgate
For season 3, episode 6 of The Business of Show Business podcast, I am joined by Owen Woodgate from Tax for Actors. Set up in 2011 by Managing Director Owen Woodgate, Tax for Actors is an Independent Accountancy firm that aims to provide a clear and transparent service for theatrical professionals.In this episode, we dive into the entrepreneurial mindset, building a business, and Owen gives some constructive advice on Tax and what you need to do as a freelancer to be self-employed. Website: https://taxforactors.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/taxforactorsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/taxforactorsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/taxforactors/
39 minutes | Mar 30, 2021
Life after performing. Building a career after injury with Rachel Windsor
I am joined on this episode of The Business of Show Business podcast with Rachel Windsor. Rachel and I trained together many years ago at musical theatre college, and sadly, due to an accident, Rachel was forced to change her career path. She went from performing on stages across the UK nightly to now running a successful Yoga personal brand.In this episode, we discuss life after performing and how valuable your skills can be to other careers. We talk about the mindset needed to overcome injury, how you have to think like a business as a personal brand. Website: https://www.yogachronicles.co.uk/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yoga.chronicles/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yoga.chronicles/
14 minutes | Mar 23, 2021
Rejection, Imposter Syndrome and how to stand out as an actor, creative and freelancer.
Welcome back to Season 3 of The Business of Show Business Podcast, unpacking the skills needed for the entertainment industries and celebrating those already in them.We are on episode 4, and I am flying solo today as I tackle rejection, imposter syndrome and how to stand out in a crowd.This topic is something that almost all creatives and freelancers experience at some point, and I wanted to dive into this subject because 2020 and 2021 have not gone according to anyone's plans.I break this episode down into three sections:RejectionImposter SyndromeHow to stand out in a crowded area of work.If you want to book a coaching session or a business consultation, send me an email at email@example.com.Don't forget to head to Apple Podcasts to leave your review.
54 minutes | Mar 16, 2021
Property for Performers - Getting on the ladder
For season 3, episode 3 of The Business of Show Business podcast, we did something a little be different and invited three guests onto the show as a panel discussion.In this episode, we tackle performers' property, getting on the ladder, building a property business, and the money mindset.Adam Galbraith, Tommy Franzen and Shaun Smith are all highly successful performers whose careers have seen them perform with companies such as Matthew Bourne's Swanlake, Zoonation, Mamma Mia 2: Here we go again, Cats the movie and Strictly Come Dancing, to name a few.They have all also built up successful property careers alongside performing. In this episode, they dive into how to get on the property ladder and turn one property into a business.Where to find them online:Check out their Clubhouse room on Wednesday's at 8 pm and Sunday's at 10 am called - Performers PropertyAdam Galbraith:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adamgalbo/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/galboproperties/Twitter: https://twitter.com/ag_propertiesTommy Franzen:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tommythefranzen/Twitter: https://twitter.com/tommyfranzenWebsite: http://tommyfranzen.comShaun Smith:Websites: https://shaunpaulproperty.co.uk/ and http://www.shaunpaulsmith.com/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shaunpaul1100/and https://www.instagram.com/shaunpaul_property/.
43 minutes | Mar 9, 2021
Mental health and self care in the arts with Applause for thought
Welcome to episode 2 of season 3 of The Business of Show Business podcast.Raffaella Covino of Applause for thought joins me to discuss mental health in the entertainment industry.Raffaella is an actress with a passion for mental health in the arts. She is the founder and director of the triple award-winning organisation Applause for thought. Applause for thought provide free and lower-cost mental health support, talks, workshops, well-being schemes & consultancy and accredited mental health courses to all those in the arts and entertainment industry.Sharing her personal journey and some tips on mental health in the arts, Raffaella was a joy to interview. You can find out more about her and Applause for though below:Applause for thought online:Facebook: Applause for thoughtTwitter: @ApplauseThoughtInstagram: @applauseforthoughtPutting the spotlight on mental health - Spotlight.com article.Raffaella online:Instagram: @raffcovinoTwitter: @RaffCovino
15 minutes | Mar 2, 2021
What is a personal brand and why you need one.
Knowing your personal brand will allow you to take your business to the next level.It is the lens in which you can look through to help you with decision making, content creation, networking, having an authentic online presence and more.A brand isn't just a visual identity - yes, as a creative or freelancer, you have your visuals: logo; headshot; colours and typography on your website; what you wear to auditions; and networking. But your brand is also your values and personality traits, your tone, the content you create. You are a business, and people buy into products, services and people they trust, love and understand. During this episode, I unpack what a personal brand is and give some tips on how you can work on yours.https://jamiebody.com/Other episodes to listen to which touch on aspects of personal branding:Marketing for creatives and freelancersOnline presence: Making sure the offline and online you matchThe Freelancer's ToolkitTwitter: @bodyjamieInstagram: @bodyjamieFacebook: Bodyjamie
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