We're almost at the Labor Day long weekend but before that we're working hard to bring you more amazing interviews with awesome creators! This week is a big one! We discuss Running an Improv Theatre with force-to-be-reckoned-with Julie Dumais Osborne of Bad Dog Theatre in Toronto!Read More
Wow Summer-ville is rounding the corner and heading into Fall-town USA, but we're still going strong with amazing interviews of talented and fun guests! This week we discuss using Twitter for Comedy and Writing with the incredible Aba Amuquandoh and Sarah Hagi!Read More
Well, here we go again! It's full on SUMMER and we keep on pumping out more great, informative and entertaining content. This week we speak with the Templeton Philharmonic (Gwynne Phillips and Briana Templeton) all about voice and sound in comedy. They're truly experts on the topic and we learn a lot and hopefully you will too!Read More
Can you believe....it's another amazing episode of Experts? We all want to know what it takes to make it in *showbiz*, so Alix Kazman and Alicia Faucher from Fountainhead Talent are our guests this week, telling us what agents want!Read More
After a break we're refreshed and feeling renewed and ready for another fun episode of Experts podcast!! This week we speak with Expert Jennifer Wilson, all about producing for film and television! Let 'er rip!Read More
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It's a new dawn, it's a new day, it's a new EPISODE OF EXPERTS PODCAST! This week we feature two seriously amazing performers who are also incredible producers teaching us all about producing diverse comedy shows: Nelu Handa and Anasimone George!Read More
It's Easter Monday. That can only mean two things: 1) 50% off Easter chocolate at the drug store, and 2) episode 3 of Experts, season 2! This week we talked with Natalie Miller, co-owner of the Vermont Comedy Club, all about what it's like creating and running your own comedy club and being a boss ass bitch. Natalie's an extreme authority on both of these topics and we had a great time talking with and learning from her, and we know you will too!Read More
Picture it. It's Monday morning. You're sitting (let's be real, you're most likely standing) on the subway, wondering how you got there after the weekend that seems to have all but passed you by. You hit play on your new fave podcast, Experts, and suddenly you find yourself being simultaneously soothed, enthused and educated by the sheer amazingness coming through your headphones. You have a new lease on life, you can do anything - maybe you'll start a band! Maybe you'll start doing stand up! Or both! This newfound self confidence is brought to you by this week's guests: Tatyana Olal and Kelly Kay, as we discuss this week's topic, The Intersection Between Comedy and Music. You're welcome.Read More
Annnnnd we're back! It's been a long road, but season 2 of Experts is officially here!!!! We have got two amazing guests on the pod to get things kicked off: the wonderfully hilarious Celeste Yim and Monica Heisey to talk to us all about comedy writing!Read More
It's episode four of Experts! This week we are getting A LITTLE BIT META and talking podcasts, and who better to discuss the topic than two of Canada's greatest podcast queens: Lauren Mitchell (Cavern of Secrets podcast) and Natalie Norman (The Crimson Wave podcast)!Read More
Oh baby, get ready because it’s a brand new episode of Experts Podcast!
This week we tap into the genius minds of local comedy producers Erin Hall and Sasha Manoli!
We talk with them all about producing live comedy and festivals, so grab a note pad and a pen and have a listen!
Erin Hall is Festival Director of Montreal Sketchfest, Co-founder/Communications Director of Ladyfest Montreal and Co-founder/Co-Producer of The Sketch Republic: a monthly sketch show in Montreal. One day Erin found comedy and though you'll rarely see her on stage she is in love forever!
Sasha Manoli has been developing and producing shows since 2010 which have been featured in Festivals such as JFL42, Montreal Fringe, Zoofest and OFF-JFL. She has worked in programming and digital strategy for organizations such as Just For Laughs, Phi Centre, Montreal Sketchfest and 202 Comedy Festival. She also founded The Brunch Club in 2015 as a means to work with homegrown and international talent to help nurture and grow Canadian comedy culture.
Follow Erin Hall via Theatre Sainte Catherine at @theatrestecat and follow Sasha through the Brunch Club at @brunchclubcom
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This episode of Experts is sponsored by Montreal Improv Theatre. Connect with them here: http://www.montrealimprov.com/ !