68 minutes | Mar 28, 2021

51.Award Winning Australian Writer/Actress/ Speech Coach/Activist Clara Francesca.

Welcome to The Eff Your Fears Podcast hosted by comedian, writer, actress, singer, and a resident ray of sunshine, Ashley Monique Menard. This is an inspirational mindset podcast for creatives dealing with anxiety, fear, and their own journey down the yellow brick road of showbiz. It's part "E(ff Your Fears) True Hollywood Stories" with an industry professional interview that teaches you about the business. Everyone has come on the show, from Musicians, Actors, Directors, Voice Over Artists, Influencers, Broadway Stars, and even people from The Voice.     In the 51st episode, Ashley talks about her opinions on the HBO MAX Doc Farrow Vs. Allen. She also gives you her pick for affordable headshots in NYC.  https://www.queensselftape.com/  Also, we have an extraordinary guest, Australian Actress, Writer & Activist Clara Francesca. The ladies talk about the importance of simulated patient work, social injustice, and how Clara has created her work from 12. She talks about how she found her voice, studied law, and creates art. In this uplifting episode, Clara's energy is infectious.     Clara also shares about her work on     Theater Company- https://www.xrensemble.com   The Movie-  www.inorporefilm.com    Let us know what you think... What's your favorite part? Have you liked and subscribe? What are you waiting for.... this is a handwritten invitation.  Like, subscribe Bebe xoxo.     Wanna learn more about Clara?    Clara Francesca is both an expert speech coach and an artist. As a speech coach with an impressive client portfolio and thirteen years in the field, Clara specializes in speech-anxiety reduction, fostering people with the confidence to walk into any room and share their ideas, through practical, mindful, and impactful exercises, to champion their authentic voice. Clara's Medico-Legal training at Maurice Blackburn lawyers and over ten years of experience within Medico-Legal University Departments in the United States and Australia equips Clara with a unique insight into Corporate Medico-Legal speech challenges. As an artist, Clara is an "athlete of the heart making art."  In 2013 Clara joined Anne Bogart's SITI Company's Inaugural Conservatory in NYC, later working with Chuck Mee on Cubist Productions. Before moving from Australia to the States, Clara developed her career as an award-winning solo-theatre actor, directing at notable stages such as La Mama, Malthouse, and later bookings at The Signature Theater NYC Korea, Japan, UK, and more. Clara has performed in multiple award-winning feature films and has nationally toured bilingual children's musicals.    Most notably, her touring solo shows Manifesting Mrs. Marx (presented at The Edinburgh Fringe 2019 and scheduled to reappear in 2020, Best Performance Art SaraSolo Winner, Outstanding Solo Performance & Outstanding Original Script Nominee IT Awards NYC).  She has taken it across the globe, inviting audiences to laugh and cry with her as she tells tales of humans with hearts just like yours, the person reading this paragraph.   Clara is a co-founder of The Extended Reality Ensemble (XRE). XRE was created to respond to the pandemic, with artists determined to do safe work regardless of lockdowns by pioneering excellence in art, new media storytelling, and creative coding. Clara continues to work as an artist and voice-over actress with Audible Books, Trinacria Theater, Phoenix Theater Ensemble, GF&Co, and household brands like Shiseido.     https://www.clarafrancesca.com/featured-in-namm-less-modular-madness-marathon/  https://www.instagram.com/p/CJycvfqnZML/ https://www.clarafrancesca.com/speech-coach/   www.clarafrancesca.com    More on Ashley?  www.effyourfears.com --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/effyourfears/support
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