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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August 31, 2022 01:01:46
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Ep. #139 Personality, Professionalism, and AUDITIONS w/ Brian Friedman

Today we wrap up audition august with the man, the myth, the legend himself... Brian Friedman. Brian joins me on the pod today with over 30+ years of experience of auditioning, both in front of the table and behind it. You'll find out how to bring YOU to every audition and the difference between, self confidence, arrogance, and over-confidence. Please enjoy this conversation with Brian Friedman.    Show Notes:   Find Brian on Instagram  Watch the Oprah so excited performance  Work with my mime coach Lorin  Sign Up for the September 5th Free Coaching Call  Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.com WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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August 24, 2022 01:43:41
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Ep. #138 Body and Business with Jillian Schmitz

Today we are talking to Jillian Schmitz: burlesque icon, incredible teacher, and wonderful guest. We dig into relationships... relationships to our bodies as dancers, relationships to money as artists, and our relationship with dance. Dig in with us and enjoy this conversation with Jillian Schmitz.    Show Notes: Sign Up for our Free Coaching Call Read Jillian’s feature in ShoutOutLA Listen to Ep. #72 Does Dance Save Lives? With Dr. Adrienne Wilson Mann  Visit an Overeaters Anonymous meeting Visit an Debtors Anonymous meeting  Watch Dana’s Reel  Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.com WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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August 17, 2022 00:56:10
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Ep. #137 Following Your Interests = Interesting Work with Mimi Cave

Mimi Cave, director, writer, art director, and overall lovely human being joins me on this week's podcast. You may know her as the director of the film Fresh, or as the director of a certain rather important Seaweed Sisters video.... but I know her as a great friend and artist. Enjoy this conversation with Mimi Cave.   Show Notes:   Learn more about Mimi  Find Mimi on Instagram  Watch Vance Joy’s “I’m With You” Watch Fresh  Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.com WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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August 10, 2022 00:59:25
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Ep. #136 This Episode is a Joy Machine because… Jamal Sims!

Step Up, Encanto, Aladdin, Hairspray, Footloose... I would name all of Jamal's choreography credits but you'd be here for awhile! I am so honored to have the great Jamal Sims on the podcast today. Although he has all of these credits, he is so much more than them. This episode truly had me smiling from ear to ear, so if you're looking for a good time (and looking to learn a thing or two along the way) jump into this episode with Jamal Sims.   Show Notes:     Find Jamal on Instagram  Watch Virgin America Safety Video Watch BTS of the making of Encanto Watch Do You Remember The Time (Official Video) Watch Microsoft “Movement” Surface Tablet Commercial Watch Jamal’s documentary When The Beat Drops  Watch Prince Ali from Aladdin Listen to SWV - Weak Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.com WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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August 03, 2022 00:22:22
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Ep. 135 Audition August!

Let’s talk auditions! When you are a dancer in the commercial industry, auditions are a part of the lifestyle. As an auditioner of many many years… I’m here to tell you the three things you need to do for your next audition/interview!   Show Notes: Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.com Join us at the First Annual WTMM Screening and Fundraiser WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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July 27, 2022 00:19:16
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Ep. #134 Are You Doing Enough… Or Too Much? (Ambition Pt. 2)

After some great feedback from last week's episode, I decided to take a deeper dive on ambition. Can you have too much? Can you have too little? How do you know when to turn it on and off? Listen to this episode and you can become the traffic cop of your ambition intersection.   Show Notes: Take Jillian’s Schmitz Class at PAC Donate to the Words That Move Me Community Mailing List: Scroll to the bottom of the page at thedanawilson.comJoin us at the First Annual WTMM Screening and Fundraiser WTMM Membership: Join Here ...

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