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Ashley Chiu is a screen and stage Actress, Singer, and Dancer. Born and raised in San Francisco, she holds a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She is seen in the hit production Once Upon A One More Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Stephen Brower is a New York-based writer and performer. He's worked on Broadway in Anastasia and Once Upon a One More Time with Salisha. He sits with Salisha for this candid talk on all things Broadway life. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Briga Heelan is an actress and comedian. She is known for her work on the sitcoms Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Undateable, Love, Great News, and B Positive. In this podcast episode, Briga sits down with Salisha Thomas after a successful run together in the hit Britney Spears inspired musical, Once Upon A One More Time. Listen in as Briga details how she made the successful transition back from TV and film to her love of the stage. She also discusses how she won the role of Cinderella in the musical and what challenges she had to face during the COVID pandemic. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Selene Haro and Isidro Rafael are affectionately known as Selidro. They are, together, an integral part of the musical hit, Once Upon A One More Time. Growing up believing that dance classes were too expensive, Selene took a leap when she found out an audition for a junior team would be free of cost. Expecting nothing but checking off her first official dance class, this is where her dance journey began, summer of 2010 where she became an official member of this team.  Pieces fell into place as she continued to walk this path, and along the way had mentors and peers contributing to the set of tools she carries today. She’s had the opportunity to share her craft in various parts of the world. Selene has been a part of Building Block since 2014 starting as a coordinator, and in 2017, she became a private instructor for the studio. Isidro Rafael is a dancer, choreographer, instructor and director residing in San Diego, CA. Coming from a sport heavy background, Isidro decided to begin formal training at age 19, transferring the athleticism and creativity he learned from soccer to dance. His dance background consists of classes, workshops and camps from different instructors at studios all over Southern California. He has adopted the different ways of movement, teaching styles and leadership tools he’s received since then.  Ultimately, Isidro hopes to move people through his art, connect with different communities he meets through his career and inspire the next generation to create an even better world for future generations to come. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Joshua Johnson is a Broadway performer currently seen in Once Upon A One More Time. He sits down with Salisha to discuss his journey into the performing world from a very young age and what it was like to get his first professional gig. Joshua has danced alongside some of the biggest names in the industry. This exciting dialogue will bring you into the world of following your dream and remaining passionate even during the most difficult times. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
TESS SOLTAU graduated from The King’s Academy in 2005 where she played numerous lead roles in the TKA Theatre Company. Tess is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, with a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre. Tess’s Broadway credits include, Far From Heaven (Playwrights Horizons), alongside Kelly O’Hara, The Addams Family, where she played the role of Wednesday, Into the Woods, where she starred as Rapunzel opposite Donna Murphy and Amy Adams, and most recently in Wicked, where she stunned audiences as the fabulous Glinda. Her television credits include True Detective, NCIS: New Orleans, The Good Fight, White Collar, Law and Order SVU. Tess was also featured in the film Paterno (HBO, dir. Barry Levinson), Love and Other Drugs (dir. Edward Zwick). Tess is also the co-founder and co-owner of New York City’s puppy boutique, Hound and Tail. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Matt Allen is a veteran of the Broadway stage. His story and journey are mesmerizing and something you don't want to miss. His Broadway credits include: Escape to Margaritaville, Something Rotten, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Wedding Singer, Oklahoma!, and Annie Get Your Gun. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Keone & Mari Madrid are an award-winning choreographer & director team, as well as husband, wife & parents. Their ability to tell stories through detailed choreography has permeated beyond the dance world and into theatre, music, film and online platforms. While coming from a dance background, their approach to utilizing all human movements, alongside their inventive dance vocabulary, has allowed their work to connect to many. Notable work includes: Disney’s animated short “Us Again,” Broadway theater shows, starring/choreographing Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” music video, BTS, Billie Eilish, Ed Sheeran, Flying Lotus & Kendrick Lamar, nominations for best choreography at the MTV Video Music Awards and the UK Video Music Awards, Cirque, “World of Dance,” “So You Think You Can Dance,” “Dancing With the Stars,” Netflix, Nike, Timberland, Beats By Dre, several Kpop artists, viral videos, multiple champions at major dance competitions and more. Their online work has amassed over billions of views. Most recently, Keone and Mari co-created, directed and choreographed their first full length nominated Off-Broadway theater dance show, “Beyond Babel” which was a New York Times pick and nominated for 2 Drama Desk Awards. They are also directing/choreographing the Broadway-bound “Once Upon a One More Time,” and choreographing the Broadway-bound “The Karate Kid” musical. Keone & Mari recently announced their choreographic involvement in a new Disney animated short film, “Us Again,” told entirely through music and dance. The film is now streaming on Disney+. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Belinda Allyn is a Broadway actress and singer. She graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in Music Theatre where she studied voice with Frank Ragsdale. Her credits include Maria in "West Side Story" at the Tony Award-winning Paper Mill Playhouse, "Allegiance" starring George Takei, and "The Radio City Christmas Spectacular." For more information visit www.belindaallyn.com or follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @belinda_allyn. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Diana Vaden is a New York artist, innovator, and creative. She has appeared on Broadway and is currently performing in Once Upon A One More Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join Salisha and her guest, Matthew Tiberi, as they discuss life in the theater. Matthew is a swing in the current production of Once Upon A One More Time. Matthew Tiberi made his Broadway debut as a swing in Finding Neverland in 2015. He was previously part of the original cast of the national tour of Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat starring Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young and directed/choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler. Regional credits include: Singing In The Rain (Don Lockwood, STONC), Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Adam/Felicia, Fiddlehead Theatre Company), Mary Poppins (Von Hussler, NCT), Mary Poppins (Policeman, KC Starlight), Footloose (Chuck Cranston, The Fireside), CATS (Mungojerrie, WPPAC), 9 to 5 (Bob Enright, MGR). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Brooke Dillman is an American actress and a comedian who was born and brought up in Kansas City, Missouri. She is known for Wrecked (2016), Superbad (2007), and Bob’s Burgers (2011).  She is as well famous for her motherly role in the sketch comedy show’ Blue Collar TV.’ She also portrayed diverse characters in ‘The Wayne Brady Show,’ ‘Good Morning, Miami,’ ‘The Office,’ ‘Six Feet Under.’ Brooke has also appeared in several feature films including ‘National Lampoon’s Barely Legal,’ ‘Superbad,’ ‘Kickin’ It,’ ‘Good Luck Charlie,’ ‘Wrecked.’ Brooke united with comedian, Larry the Cable Guy in his film ‘Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector.’ She also appeared on the YouTube Comedy- Mystery series ‘A bear and Honey.' Listen in on how she made her Broadway debut in Once Upon A One More Time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A Chat with Amy Hillner Larsen Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have Amy Larsen in our show. She is from New York and is married to Kevin Larsen. Since she graduated from Wagner College, where she studied Theatre, Amy has worked with various people and organizations, such as the Royal Caribbean Cruises and the Priscilla Queen of the desert-the musical. Larsen previously starred in the off-Broadway production “A Musical About Star Wars,” which was set on Staten Island, “The Marvelous Wonderettes" and “Newsical The Musical.” She also played Tracy Turnblad in “Hairspray” aboard the Oasis of the Sea and performed in the 2012 Tony Awards. Find out more about Amy in this conversation. Tune in! During this episode, you will learn about; [00:26] What’s in for you in today’s episode [01:36] How she’s coping with the rehearsals  [04:47] Her confidence on the stage is uncomparable [08:18] There’s great fulfillment in doing what you love confidently [09:42] Once given an opportunity, give people the best you can [11:09] Amy’s secret to sustainability in the industry for many years  [16:48] Getting back to shows after covid is very comforting [19:27] How she keeps her mind calm during auditions and shows [21:56] Amy’s feelings about Britney Spears [26:08] Rapid fire for Amy. What did Amy choose? [33:13] How you can connect with Amy Connect with Amy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ahillarsen/ Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/amyhillner/ About The Salisha Show; Thank you so much for listening to the Salisha Show. It is a weekly Podcast where we have great conversations with so many fascinating people. You can get positive feelings, have tons of fun, and learn something new when you tune in to The Salisha Show podcast.  We're available for streaming anywhere - at home, in the car, or wherever you are. Connect with me through; Spotify, Castbox, etc. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5- star review and share with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have MiMi Scardulla in our show. MiMi is a performer originally from Louisiana.  She has been seen Off-Broadway in Gigantic, We are the Tigers, and on Kristin Chenoweth's For the Girls. She has worked as an assistant to Chase Brock, Lorin Lotarro, and Spencer Liff. She is also Kristin Chenoweth's Associate Choreographer. MiMi is ecstatic to keep working on Once Upon a One More Time when this "Intermission" is over! All she wants is to spread glitter, self-love, and joy to everyone she meets. Find out more in this conversation. Tune in! During this episode, you will learn about; [00:36] What’s in for you in today’s episode [01:28] How we met MiMi Scardull [02:19] How MiMi got her personality being a kid [05:31] MiMi’s loves making people feel special and included [06:42] Experiences as a dance instructor and why her dance classes are different [14:41] How she won the auditions of Pre-Broadway Run in Chicago  [23:15] MiMi’s self-rebirth; nothing was impossible [24:00] Why you should strive to live a life of abundance [25:48] Meaning of “To chat a path for other MiMi’s.” [31:35] Connect with MiMi today and follow her journey Connect with MiMi Website: https://www.danceitout.com/mimi-scardulla  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mimidulla/ Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/mimi.scardulla/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mimi-scardulla-08b550120/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/mimiscardulla1 About The Salisha Show; Thank you so much for listening to the Salisha Show. It is a weekly Podcast where we have great conversations with so many fascinating people. You can get positive feelings, have tons of fun, and learn something new when you tune in to The Salisha Show podcast.  We're available for streaming anywhere - at home, in the car, or wherever you are. Connect with me through; Spotify, Castbox, etc. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5- star review and share with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have Raymond J. Lee on our show. Ray is an actor/singer who resides and works from New York City. He has appeared on Broadway, television, film, and voiceovers.  Ray’s Broadway credits include; Aladdin, Anything Goes, Groundhog Day, Honeymoon in Vegas, and Mamma Mia! Film/TV credits include Marriage Story, Ghost Town, "Succession,” “Billions,” “Red Oaks,” and “Smash.” Voiceover credits include projects for Dreamworks, Netflix, and Penguin Random House. He is a proud RTVF graduate from Northwestern University. Find out more in this conversation. Tune in! . During this episode, you will learn about; [00:28] What’s in for you in today’s episode; Raymond J. Lee [01:24] How Raymond Lee is doing [03:11] How different has the arts industry been before and after COVID [03:53] Ray’s experiences as a voice-over artist [06:23] How long he has been with One More Time and his experiences [11:28] How Ray’s Asian-American race fits into the industry [13:00] Balancing between family and his work. Get some tips [14:36] A quick rapid-fire [18:06] Connect with Ray today and follow his journey Connect with Ray Website: http://www.raymondjlee.com/  Twitter: https://twitter.com/raymondjlee Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/RaymondJLeeOfficial/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/RaymondJLee About The Salisha Show; Thank you so much for listening to the Salisha Show. It is a weekly Podcast where we have great conversations with so many fascinating people. You can get positive feelings, have tons of fun, and learn something new when you tune in to The Salisha Show podcast.  We're available for streaming anywhere - at home, in the car, or wherever you are. Connect with me through; Spotify, Castbox, etc. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5- star review and share with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Jeniffer Florentino joins me in this wonderful episode as we chat about Spielberg’s West Side Story.  West Side Story is an American musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. It is a film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which tells the story of a forbidden romance between a young American street gang member from Manhattan who falls in love with a Puerto Rican girl from the "wrong side of the tracks." Jennifer Florentino is an actress known for Isn't It Romantic (2019), West Side Story (2021), and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017). She is also the manager at Lakey Wolff.  Find out more in this conversation. Tune in! During this episode, you will learn about; [00:29] Meet Jennifer Florentino [02:54] About Jennifer’s latest movie project; West Side Story [07:02] When was Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story filmed [07:58] It’s still unbelievable to me! [08:58] Why is ‘West Side Story’ important to Jennifer [10:14] Jennifer's racial makeup and her hair management practices [20:14] Jennifer’s fiancee and how they met [24:42] Pandemic and acting experiences  [28:52] ‘Things I’m grateful for today.’ [29:48] How to connect with Jennifer Connect with Jennifer Florentino Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/jennifer.florentino.14 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jenniferflorentino/ About The Salisha Show; Thank you so much for listening to the Salisha Show. It is a weekly Podcast where we have great conversations with so many fascinating people. You can get positive feelings, have tons of fun, and learn something new when you tune in to The Salisha Show podcast.  We're available for streaming anywhere - at home, in the car, or wherever you are. Connect with me through; Spotify, Castbox, etc. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5- star review and share with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Meet Mila Weir and Andrianna Weir. Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Mila Weir and Adrianna Weir, two sweet kids, join me in this exciting episode. They are actors, models, competitive dancers, and sisters. They play the role of Little Girls for the World Premiere of Britney Spears Musical, Once Upon a One More Time. Find out more in this conversation. Tune in! During this episode, you will learn: [00:06] What’s in for you in today’s episode; meet the Weir sisters [01:10] We are barely seven and eight years old [01:27] How long have the sisters been performing [01:58] Why acting is fun for Mila [02:18] Sweet projects done  [03:06] The Weir sisters are also dancers! [03:36] Strong family support has been very key [04:10] How the two got into performing [05:11] Source of their personality [06:18] The very first show [07:54] I have a dream [09:28] Nervousness is a sign of incompetency [10:40] My favorite Disney princess [14:46] Favorite hairstyle [16:02] Our greatest inspiration [17:55] How to follow the journeys of Mila and Andrianna  Follow our Journey Website: https://thewonderweirs.com/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shepnailsit/ Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/cupcakeandtutus/ About The Salisha Show Thank you so much for listening to The Salisha Show. It is a weekly podcast where we have great conversations with so many fascinating people. You can get positive feelings, have tons of fun, and learn something new when you tune in to The Salisha Show podcast.  We're available for streaming anywhere - at home, in the car, or wherever you are. Connect with me through; Spotify, Castbox, etc. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5- star review and share with your friends. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Season Two of The Salisha Show will be dedicated to Once Upon A One More Time, the Broadway musical inspired by the music of Britney Spears. Salisha is currently in rehearsals for that show and will welcome as her guest for each episode a cast or crew member from the anticipated musical! You'll hear backstage stories while they are in rehearsals and get an inside look behind the curtain of what it's like to bring a show to Broadway. Listen in as Salisha talks about her plans for Season Two of The Salisha Show, 'Backstage at the Britney Musical!; Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
On today’s episode of The Salisha Show, host Salisha Thomas sits down with two of the producers of the new off-Broadway show Trevor the Musical: Josie Bray and John Ambrosino. John and Josie recall transitioning from artists to producers and how they became a business partnership in addition to lifelong friends. They discuss what goes into producing a show with New York dreams, how long it can take, how to cultivate a safe environment for the actors, and how doing work that is meaningful to them makes the whole process worth it.  Josie Bray is a choregrapher, director, producer, and teacher with a heart of gold. Josie is a two-time winner of the IRNE award for Best Choreography of a Musical. She was the Co-Artistic Director of the Animus Ensemble, a Boston-based theatre company, for five years and also served as the Executive Director of Green Street Studios, Center for Movement and Dance. In New York City, Josie choreographed several off-Broadway plays. Josie has worked on several national tours and on the 2009 Broadway Revival of Ragtime. Josie has also directed at the Lyric Stage Company of Boston and teaches Movement for Actors at Emerson College. She is currently a senior Partner at U Rock Theatricals in New York City, where she most recently produced the new musical off-Broadway: Trevor the Musical.  John Ambrosino is both an actor and a producer. He has toured nationally with Les Miserables as well as performed regionally in Company (IRNE Award Nomination for the role of Robert), Into the Woods, On the Town, Avenue Q (Elliot Norton Award Nominee for his role as Princton/Rod), and Rent. He is a Senior Partner at U Rock Theatricals in New York City and most recently produced the new musical off-Broadway: Trevor the Musical. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Sara Sheperd and Sara King were there. As two of the original cast members in the Broadway smash hit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, they were both there the day Salisha made her broadway debut on that stage. Sara and Sara join Salisha for an intimate dialogue around getting to live your dream, being the lead title role in a production, and the fine line between holding a leadership position and holding a friendship. The two Sara's are going out on the road across the country as they bring their skill and talent to the touring production of Beautiful. Don't miss it! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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