Words That Move Me with Dana Wilson

The dance podcast where movers and shakers like you get the information and inspiration you need to navigate your creative career with clarity and confidence. Master mover, Dana Wilson, taps into 15 years of industry ...more

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July 14, 2021 00:23:56
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Ep. #81 So, You Need Surgery… Now What?

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July 07, 2021 00:59:46
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Ep. #80 Respect the Technique with Kara Mack

In this episode, Kara Mack (dancer/ choreographer/ movement coach/ producer, founder and CEO of Africa in America) talks about how she builds bridges.  She builds bridges from education to entertainment, entertainment to agitation, and pop culture to the many cultures of the African diaspora. Kara artfully advocates for individual responsibility and the harmony of our society.  If you are looking to find your place and learn how important we all are in the music OF LIFE… this one is for YOU! Quicklinks Africa In America: http://africainamericamag.com/ https://www.instagram.com/africainamerica/ Kendrick Lamar Grammy Performance: http://premierwuzhere.com/videos/watch-kendrick-lamars-performance-at-the-58th-grammys/ Transcript: Intro: This is words that move me, the podcast where movers and shakers like you, get the information and inspiration you need to navigate your creative career with clarity and confidence. I am your host master mover, Dana Wilson. And if you’re someone that loves to learn, laugh and is looking to rewrite the starving artist story, then sit tight, but don’t stop moving because you’re in the right place.   Dana: Hello, my friend. And welcome to the podcast. I’m Dana. This is words that move me. I’m stoked you’re here. I am so stoked to be sharing this conversation. My guest today is the one and only Kara Mack. Kara is such a gift. Um, I don’t even know where to begin. She is the founder and CEO of Africa in America. She is a dancer, choreographer movement, coach educator, um, a self-proclaimed forever student. Uh, so she and I are kindred in that way. And she’s a producer, a mother, um, I mean so much more. You’re about to find out and I’m willing to bet you are also about to learn a lot, but ...

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June 30, 2021 01:07:59
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Ep. #79 Revelations and Life After Rejection with Karine Plantadit

I have been a fan of Karine Plantadit  since I saw her perform at the Tony awards in Come Fly away in 2010 (FYI she was Tony Award and Drama League Award nominated for that role) AND THEN we got to work together on “In... ...

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June 23, 2021 01:07:30
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Ep. #78 Teamwork Makes the Dream Work with the In The Heights Choreography Team

When people watch the In The Heights movie and ask me “How did you guys DO THAT?”… I’ll spare myself the struggle to explain it, and simply send them the link to this episode.I’m thrilled to be joined by the film’s choreographer Christopher Scott , my fellow associate choreographers Ebony Williams and Emilio Dosal, the associate Latin Choreographer: Eddie Torres Jr., and his assistant Princess Serrano AND our choreo team assistant (AKA the glue that kept us all together): Meghan Mcferran. This episode is more than a peek into our process… It is a seat at our table.  This is a time capsule of memories and lessons learned  that I will cherish forever.  I hope you enjoy this episode and if you haven’t yet, be sure to catch In The Heights in theaters and on HBO Max! Quicklinks New York Times Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/16/arts/dance/in-the-heights-dance.html BTS Video Package: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNbvu5gIVfY Transcript: Intro: This is words that move me, the podcast where movers and shakers, like you get the information and inspiration. You need to navigate your creative career with clarity and confidence. I am your host master mover, Dana Wilson. And if you’re someone that loves to learn, laugh and is looking to rewrite the starving artist story, then sit tight, but don’t stop moving because you’re in the right place.   Dana: Hi friend, welcome to the podcast. I’m Dana and this is it. The time has come and the time is now the moment that at very least I have been waiting for. The rest of the, In the Heights choreography team will be joining me on the podcast today. And I am so, so, so excited to share this conversation with ...

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June 16, 2021 00:59:00
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Ep. #77 Times and Rhymes with Tyce Diorio

Emmy award winning choreographer, Tyce Diorio and I cover A LOT in this episode.  We talk about finding and being friends in a dog eat dog world, we discuss our processes and passion for movement coaching, and of course we talk In The Heights (in... ...

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June 09, 2021 00:25:04
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Ep. #76 Monkey Bar Thoughts: Connecting who you ARE to who you want to BE

You know how they say “it ain’t gunna happen over night”… and stuff like that?  Well, some things DO happen overnight… but changing your mind and changing your LIFE usually doesn’t.  This episode is all about how you can be making BIG changes in your life gracefully… like a monkey! Quick Links: Self Coaching Model Free Guide from Brooke Castillo and The Life Coach School: https://thelifecoachschool.com/self-coaching-model-guide/ Episode 4 “Stop thinking like a Caveman” : https://www.thedanawilson.com/podcast/ep-4-stop-thinking-like-a-caveman Episode 17 “The Process of Processing” :https://www.thedanawilson.com/podcast/ep-17-the-process-of-processing Transcript: Intro: This is words that move me, the podcast where movers and shakers, like you get the information and inspiration. You need to navigate your creative career with clarity and confidence. I am your host master mover, Dana Wilson. And if you’re someone that loves to learn, laugh and is looking to rewrite the starving artist story, then sit tight, but don’t stop moving because you’re in the right place.  Dana: Hello hello, my friend. And welcome to the podcast. I’m Dana. This is words that move me. I’m stoked that you are here and I’m also sorry in advance. If you can hear my actual stomach grumbling, as I record this episode, I’m very hungry. I probably should just eat something, but also trying to stick to the calendar. I know I can make it. This episode is short and sweet and so valuable. I’m really excited to dig into it. But first of course wins. We’re going to share some wins. I, today am celebrating my first callback on the auditioner side, not on the auditioning side of whoa, this got confusing really fast. This will be my first callback as talent since the pandemic. My first zoom ...

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