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Being an Artist is F**king Killing Me

Being an Artist is F**king Killing Me

By Corynne Bisson

Join your hosts, Corynne Bisson and Raine Kearns, as they navigate the world of being an artist. Having real conversations with real artists. Trying to redefine what it means to be successful and what it means to be an artist day to day.
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Episode 160 - Season Five Finale - Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
Episode 160 - Season Five Finale - Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
This week on #baaifkm we do a clip show! Sit down with us, your hosts, Corynne & Raine as we recount our most memorable moments, some amazing answers to the question "Is being an artist f**king killing you" and do one final check-in before the summer.  We wouldn't be here without you pals, thank you to each and every listener, new and old, artist or not. We appreciate every single one of you.  Real conversations. Real artists. 
38:53
January 23, 2023
Episode 159 - Tahnee Reyes AKA Tatagabor
Episode 159 - Tahnee Reyes AKA Tatagabor
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with costumer, circus and pole performer and instructor Tahnee Reyes AKA Tatagabor. We talk about; wearing 1000 hats, finding circus and pole dance, and growing into someone more confident.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
50:46
May 31, 2022
Episode 158 - Sadie Cahill
Episode 158 - Sadie Cahill
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer and creative Sadie Cahill. We talk about; finding hobbies that we're actively trying NOT to make a job, the lack of diverse bodies on stage in dance, and graduating in a pandemic.     Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
52:11
May 24, 2022
Episode 157 - Nicole Faull
Episode 157 - Nicole Faull
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer, performer and choreographer Nicole Faull. We talk about; Alzheimer's & dementia, deciding to leave the dance world, imposter syndrome and always thinking about what was coming next.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:07:43
May 17, 2022
Episode 156 - Your Paris - Laila Kharouba & Nick Babcock
Episode 156 - Your Paris - Laila Kharouba & Nick Babcock
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musicians Laila & Nick. We talk about; making music during the pandemic, living, working & performing together all at the same time and a lot of growing pains happening all at the same time!  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:03:14
May 10, 2022
Episode 155 - Samii Folliott
Episode 155 - Samii Folliott
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with producer Samii  We talk about; moving from in front to behind the camera, trying to figure out where you fit best and not worrying about where you're going to be in x-amount of years, but being excited about the journey.  Real conversations. Real artists.   
50:28
May 03, 2022
Episode 154 - Susanna Fournier
Episode 154 - Susanna Fournier
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actress and playwright Susanna Fouriner. We talk about; receiving grants that only cover a third of your budget, becoming a theatre company overnight, the Trilogy and the pressure of creating something "good" after getting grant money.   Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:12:44
April 26, 2022
Episode 153 - Andrea Scott
Episode 153 - Andrea Scott
This week on #baaifkm you sit down with actor, playwright, and screenwriter Andrea Scott. We talk about; working on a procedural for network TV, creating and maintaining boundaries and aspiring to create a career that supports your mental health and a balanced lifestyle.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:12:59
April 19, 2022
Episode 152 - Hannah Emily Anderson
Episode 152 - Hannah Emily Anderson
This week on #baaifkm you sit down with actor Hannah Emily Anderson. We talk about; aging and beauty in the entertainment industry, the dreaded "what's next?" question and debunking fame as success.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:07:49
April 12, 2022
Episode 151 - Tamara Shevon
Episode 151 - Tamara Shevon
This week on #baaifkm you sit down with comedian Tamara Shevon. We talk about; pay and work standards in comedy, the Oscars and expectations of safety at work, the pitfalls of being a public person and the pervasiveness of drugs and alcohol in the comedy world.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon  
01:11:21
April 05, 2022
Episode 150 - How is this water wing still floating??! w/ Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
Episode 150 - How is this water wing still floating??! w/ Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
This week on #baaifkm you sit down with US! YOUR HOSTS Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns. We want to take this moment to extend a huge THANK YOU to each and every listener, old and new! We truly wouldn't be here without each and every one of you. We talk about; how and why the podcast got started, we ask each other what we've learned and what has surprised us and then ask each THE QUESTION.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
51:20
March 29, 2022
Episode 149 - Ansley Simpson
Episode 149 - Ansley Simpson
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musician and sonic artist Ansley Simpson. We talk about; the duality of taking up space as an indigenous artist, their journey to sobriety, and hitting the lowest lows in the bottom of burnout. Real conversations. Real artists. 
57:32
March 22, 2022
Episode 148 - Cassie Bratton
Episode 148 - Cassie Bratton
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter Cassie Bratton. We talk about; learning how to price yourself and that changing over time, being intuitive and not forcing yourself to create and setting boundaries.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon  
55:57
March 15, 2022
Episode 147 - Sieski
Episode 147 - Sieski
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musician, actor & creative SIESKI We talk about; having the opportunity to work with #CanadasDragRace winner Priyanka, the surprisingly draining side of live streaming, moving home and returning to live performance.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
53:47
March 08, 2022
Episode 146 - Sam Sferrazza
Episode 146 - Sam Sferrazza
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with comedian, producer and TikTok'er Sam Sferrazza. We talk about; social media being gamified, doing comedy for three people, finding your timing on tiktok and exploring death plans.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
59:12
March 01, 2022
Episode 145- Jewelle Blackman
Episode 145- Jewelle Blackman
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor, singer-songwriter, playwright, and violinist Jewelle Blackman. We talk about; motherhood and your child being in another country, being on Broadway and finally feeling seen in New York vs Canada. Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
51:20
February 22, 2022
Episode 144 - Kendra Epik
Episode 144 - Kendra Epik
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer, choreographer, filmmaker, photographer and all-around creative Kendra Epik. We talk about; feeling uncomfortable in our own bodies, feeling creatively free during the initial stages of the pandemic, and finding your voice in many avenues.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
54:11
February 15, 2022
Episode 143 - Brandon White & Shannon Mills - White Mills Theatre Co.
Episode 143 - Brandon White & Shannon Mills - White Mills Theatre Co.
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with theatre-makers, performers and Artistic & Managing Directors of White Mills Theatre Co. Brandon White & Shannon Mills. We talk about; the beauty and complexity of creating site-specific work, consent in site-specific work, and how they have scaled their productions over the last five years.   Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:09:44
February 08, 2022
Episode 142 - Emily May Rose
Episode 142 - Emily May Rose
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with visual artist, muralist Emily May Rose. We talk about; learning the medium of spray paint, the closing of Northern Contempory's physical space and artists leaving and creating better/newer scenes in other smaller cities.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:51
February 01, 2022
Episode 141 - Landon Doak
Episode 141 - Landon Doak
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor, performer and musician Landon Doak. We talk about; finding ourselves in art at a young age, addiction and mental health, art as a drug, needing order and structure and the Evangelical Church.  Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:12:01
January 25, 2022
Episode 140 - Jacob MacInnis
Episode 140 - Jacob MacInnis
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor, performer, and instructor Jacob MacInnis. We talk about; returning to the school where you got to your education to teach, the trauma that poor education inflicts, and finding ways to bring space and compassion to learning. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:39
January 18, 2022
Episode 139 - Shakeil Rollock
Episode 139 - Shakeil Rollock
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer, choreographer and instructor Shakeil Rollock. We talk about; moving away from contemporary dance, falling in love with musicals and creating safe and open spaces for students to push boundaries while learning. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:13:22
January 11, 2022
Episode 138 - Kizmet Gabriel
Episode 138 - Kizmet Gabriel
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with muralist, graffiti, and installation artist Kizmet Gabriel. We talked about; moving from mural to installation art, his start as a graffiti artist, and wanting to create lifelong memorable experiences for others. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:14
December 14, 2021
Episode 137 - Courtney Senior
Episode 137 - Courtney Senior
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter Courtney Senior. We talk about; finding what works for you, #ArtandFoundDay, the haters, and mastering the business of being an artist. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:01:56
December 07, 2021
Episode 136 - Olivia Di Gregorio
Episode 136 - Olivia Di Gregorio
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with visual artist Olivia Di Gregorio. We talk about; ageism in art funding, the relationship between younger artists and mentors, and romanticism in visual arts. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:05:32
November 30, 2021
Episode 135 - Megan Hamilton
Episode 135 - Megan Hamilton
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musician and confidence coach Megan Hamilton. We talk about; motherhood and coming back to music, a scarcity mentality, and believing in magic, from Santa to yourself.  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:08:22
November 23, 2021
Episode 134 - Joanne Baker
Episode 134 - Joanne Baker
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with jazz dance educator and academic Joanne Baker. We talk about; being with DJD for 30 years and how her role has changed, teaching in a university, and the misunderstanding of what jazz dance is. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:21:60
November 16, 2021
Episode 133 - Julia Matias AKA Forca
Episode 133 - Julia Matias AKA Forca
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with burlesque performer, scholar, and creator Forca. We talk about; dealing with grief and grappling with what we really want, accepting that social media is a lie and manipulative, and making time for relationships outside of work and the industry. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:57
November 09, 2021
Episode 132 - Vonny Lorde
Episode 132 - Vonny Lorde
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer Vonny Lorde. We talk about; working with big brands vs working on passion projects, being your own biggest critic, and planning for the future. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:14
November 02, 2021
Episode 131 - Peter Arndt
Episode 131 - Peter Arndt
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with LA based actor Peter Arndt. We talk about; moving home and then across the country during the pandemic, starting over and finding calmness in LA and making music.  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
56:04
October 26, 2021
Episode 130 - Richard Lam
Episode 130 - Richard Lam
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor, musician, and educator Richard Lam. We talk about; toxic patterns of big arts institutions, moments that not only change our artistic practice but our lives, and turning 30 and caring less. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:08:32
October 19, 2021
Episode 129 - Lisa Conway
Episode 129 - Lisa Conway
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with composer, producer, and sound artist Lisa Conway. We talk about; navigating burnout, potentially being a workaholic, change in style, hobbies, and trying to find a work/life balance. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
49:48
October 12, 2021
Episode 128 - Donna Croce - Season Five Premiere
Episode 128 - Donna Croce - Season Five Premiere
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with director Donna Croce. We talk about; career-ending injuries, going after exactly what you want, women in TV & Film unlearning past expectations, and setting new standards and boundaries. Real conversations. Real artists. This is our first episode of season five pals! We're so so so excited to be back! We've got some amazing guests lined up this season and we can't wait to share them with you! Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:21:11
October 05, 2021
Episode 127 - Devon Hauth - Season Four Finale
Episode 127 - Devon Hauth - Season Four Finale
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor Devon Hauth. We talk about; leaving Toronto for Vancouver, wearing 100 hats, and coming to terms with big career changes. AND part two of the show is our season finale clip show! Hear all three of us recap the season and talk about our most impactful moments.  Real conversations. Real artists.  This is our last episode of season four! We're taking our usual summer break but remember to stay tuned and head to our Patreon page to stay in the know! See you in September pals! Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:32:03
June 01, 2021
Episode 126 - Felice Trinidad
Episode 126 - Felice Trinidad
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer Felice Trinidad. We talk about; being the Hanna Montanna of Toronto photography, creating comfortable shooting environments, and documentary photography. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:07:10
May 25, 2021
Episode 125 - Curtain Up - Germaine Konji & Benjamin Page
Episode 125 - Curtain Up - Germaine Konji & Benjamin Page
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with the folks behind the arts education movement, Curtain Up, Germaine Konji & Benjamin Page. We talk about; the ways that arts education upholds white supremacy, how oppression holds back the education of everyone and what quality education could look like. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:01:44
May 18, 2021
Episode 124 - Lauren Mayer
Episode 124 - Lauren Mayer
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musician Lauren Mayer. We talk about; finding your way through the boys club that is the music scene, having your voice recognized as an instrument, and learning to set boundaries. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:17:33
May 11, 2021
Episode 123 - Dance Union - Melanie Greene & J. Bouey
Episode 123 - Dance Union - Melanie Greene & J. Bouey
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with NYC-based dancers and fellow podcast hosts Melanie Greene & J. Bouey of the Dance Union Podcast. We talk about; what a dance union could actually look like, building community and toppling oppressive systems that hold everyone back. This is our first (and hopefully not last) crossover episode! Listen to part 2 on The Dance Union Podcast!  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:08:18
May 04, 2021
Episode 122 - Shanna Van Maurik
Episode 122 - Shanna Van Maurik
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter Shanna Van Maurik. We talk about; finding and loving your audience, the working your way up that isn't seen, and art being intuitive. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:05:08
April 27, 2021
Episode 121 - Carla Catherwood
Episode 121 - Carla Catherwood
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with artistic entrepreneur and founder of Army of Sass Carla Catherwood. We talk about; when to let go and move on, finding inspiration and turning it into innovation and being competitive with yourself. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:12:01
April 20, 2021
Episode 120 - Sabrina "Naz" Comanescu
Episode 120 - Sabrina "Naz" Comanescu
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with Calgary based dance artist Sabrina "Naz" Comanescu. We talk about; dance company life during a pandemic, Soca and Dance hall and plans for the future. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
55:49
April 13, 2021
Episode 119 - Luke Reece
Episode 119 - Luke Reece
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with Associate Artistic Director of Soulpepper Theatre and playwright Luke Reece. We talk about; slam poetry as a means of storytelling, working full time in the arts, and creating space and opportunities for other creatives. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:04
April 06, 2021
Episode 118 - Michaela Boutros-Ghali
Episode 118 - Michaela Boutros-Ghali
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor and writer Michaela Boutros-Ghali. We talk about; creating your own unique career path, writing and TikTok, and striving to create content that makes YOU happy. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:13:31
March 30, 2021
Episode 117 - Alessandro Costantini
Episode 117 - Alessandro Costantini
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with producer, actor, director Alessandro Costantini. We talk about; Yes theatre, the importance of bringing theatre to rural communities, citizen theatre, and Dear Evan Hanson. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
57:25
March 23, 2021
Episode 116 - Hernani Sagra
Episode 116 - Hernani Sagra
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer, dancer, and ER nurse Hernani Sagra. We talk about Canada's unpreparedness in relation to the pandemic, lockdowns, vaccines, and opening safely. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
58:58
March 16, 2021
Episode 115 - Aysha Natsheh
Episode 115 - Aysha Natsheh
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with artist Aysha Natsheh aka @ayshadrawsthings. We talk about; self-labeling and defining yourself, following your gut, and therapy and art. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
54:48
March 09, 2021
Episode 114 - Christahh Ahh
Episode 114 - Christahh Ahh
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dance artist Christahh Ahh. We talk about; Dance YYC, the complacent rut artistic communities can get into, and our university experiences. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:20:11
March 02, 2021
Episode 113 - Aidan Tooth
Episode 113 - Aidan Tooth
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer and dancer Aidan Tooth. We talk about; falling in and out of love with your passion, feeling guilty for choosing something new, and working through a global pandemic. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:01:03
February 23, 2021
Episode 112 - Katia Engell
Episode 112 - Katia Engell
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with visual artist Katia Engell. We talk about; the gap that art can bridge between people of differing abilities, art and dementia, barriers in care, and relationality. Real conversations. Real artists. ALSO - reference links to the info from Laura here  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:13:16
February 16, 2021
Episode 111 - Clarissa Manning
Episode 111 - Clarissa Manning
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with Associate Producer Clarissa Manning. We talk about; the lack of diversity behind the scenes in tv & film, the systematic sexual harassment problems, the turning point of the #metoo movement, and how covid-19 has set back the needed changes in tv & film. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:11:48
February 09, 2021
Episode 110 - Mariah Horner
Episode 110 - Mariah Horner
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with Cellar Door Projects artistic director and Queens PhD student Mariah Horner. We talk about; the precarious labor of the freelance artist, sharing is caring and caring is work, the silence of major arts institutions and we plot the takedown of the patriarchy. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:02
February 02, 2021
Episode 109 - Emily Trace & Michael Zarathus-Cook
Episode 109 - Emily Trace & Michael Zarathus-Cook
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with Emily Trace & Michael Zarathus-Cook of Blue Riband Weekly and we talk about; the calling in of classical arts institutions, holding classical institutions accountable, the failures and future of the National Ballet of Canada and EDI. To get a deeper understanding of our conversation listen to Michael's three-part case study here!  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:32:32
January 26, 2021
Episode 108 - Fiona Sauder
Episode 108 - Fiona Sauder
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with theatre maker and co-founder of Bad Hats Theatre Fiona Sauder. We talk about; the importance of play and abandon in creating theatre, being okay about not always having the answers, and pushing past the fear of failing with the support of your people and community. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:05:07
January 19, 2021
Episode 107 - Syrus Marcus Ware
Episode 107 - Syrus Marcus Ware
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with artist and activist Syrus Marcus Ware. We talk about; how to have the tough conversations about activism, having work plagiarized, Black Lives Matter, defunding the police and making space for radical love and radical change. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:28:30
January 12, 2021
Episode 106 -  Thomas Pepper
Episode 106 - Thomas Pepper
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with writer, Thomas Pepper. We talk about; trying to find creative fulfillment, beating ourselves up in the pursuit of the former, and the importance of writing compelling, relatable, and real characters. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:09:36
December 15, 2020
Episode 105 -  MP Guillot
Episode 105 - MP Guillot
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with magazine creator MP Guillot. We talk about; the creation of Ungarbage Mag, finally feeling like you found where you belong and the lack of healthy balance a lot of artists and creators force themselves into. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:26
December 08, 2020
Episode 104 - Camille Rojas
Episode 104 - Camille Rojas
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with artist Camille Rojas. We talk about; failing as a learning tool, how to do the things that you love without compromising your mental health, and the very real imposter syndrome. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:01:23
December 01, 2020
Episode 103 - Murderville - Ginger Kearns, Chelsey Ng & Nikki Borges
Episode 103 - Murderville - Ginger Kearns, Chelsey Ng & Nikki Borges
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with three of the woman behind the instaMiniSeries show Murderville, Ginger Kearns, Chelsey Ng & Nikki Borges. We talk about; creating a show for an untraditional platform, the importance of hiring an all-female crew, and the joy of watching your idea grow from start to finish. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:08:33
November 24, 2020
Episode 102 - Kayla Ferreira
Episode 102 - Kayla Ferreira
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter Kayla Ferreira. We talk about; finishing a practical thesis during a pandemic, finding your artistic voice, creating a body of work, and figuring out what sells and what makes you happy. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:09
November 17, 2020
Episode 101 - Oksana Berda
Episode 101 - Oksana Berda
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter, ceramic and visual artist Oksana Berda. We talk about; finding space in a city that is notorious for not having any, creating art through the darkness, and learning how to make yourself a business on your own. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
56:54
November 10, 2020
Episode 100 -  Hana Safi
Episode 100 - Hana Safi
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with author and illustrator Hana Safi. We talk; her latest book 'Small, Broke and Kinda Dirty', the privilege of being able to choose art as a career and money as health. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:58
November 03, 2020
Episode 99 -  Emily Battaglini
Episode 99 - Emily Battaglini
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer Emily Battaglini. We talk about; consent in documentary photography, finding your voice outside of school, and shooting on film. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
54:57
October 27, 2020
Episode 98 - Sammy Rawal
Episode 98 - Sammy Rawal
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with director Sammy Rawal and we talk about; staying true to your process, bidding for projects, fighting for your community from the inside, and Yes Yes Y'all. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:14:40
October 20, 2020
Episode 97 - Kimberly Ann O’Connor
Episode 97 - Kimberly Ann O’Connor
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musician and hypnotist Kimberly Ann O'Connor. We talk; why hypnosis, consent, and the similarities between trances in music and hypnotism. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:06:48
October 13, 2020
Episode 96 - Humza A. Mian - Season Four Premiere
Episode 96 - Humza A. Mian - Season Four Premiere
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with drag queen Humza A. Mian aka Mango Lassi. We talk; starting out as an Instagram make-up queen, coming out (or not) to your family, and finding peace in making people happy with your art. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
53:04
October 06, 2020
Episode 95 - Corynne & Raine - Season 3 FINALE
Episode 95 - Corynne & Raine - Season 3 FINALE
Part 2 of our season wrap-up! As our FINAL EPISODE of SEASON THREE, we did a clip show! We bring you clips from some of the amazing performers, artists, community leaders, and experts that made appearances on #baaifkm this season. Hear from Rodney Diverlus, Nigel Downer, Ryan G. Hinds, Esie Mensah and Syreeta Hector.  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon  
42:40
June 30, 2020
Episode 94 - Antonia Lawrence & Emily Carson - Uplift Kitchen TO
Episode 94 - Antonia Lawrence & Emily Carson - Uplift Kitchen TO
YOURE ABOUT TO HEAR FROM US TWICE IN ONE DAY!!  We got something a little different for you today! This week on #baaifkm we sit down with the cofounders of Uplift Kitchen TO, Antonia Lawrence & Emily Carson. We talk about; how they met, how Uplift Kitchen got started, the communities they support and how YOU CAN HELP.  Real conversations. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
34:04
June 30, 2020
Episode 93 - Corynne & Raine PART 2
Episode 93 - Corynne & Raine PART 2
This week of #baaifkm you get us, your hosts, Corynne & Raine. We have more information for you regarding our last episode and the sexual assault allegations in the Toronto dance community. This is our second last episode of season three! It feels like a weird way to end such a great year but 🤷this is the way of the world currently. We miss your faces pals! xoxo Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
14:48
June 23, 2020
Episode 92 - Corynne & Raine
Episode 92 - Corynne & Raine
This week on #baaifkm you hear from us, your hosts, Corynne and Raine. We address the recent sexual assault allegations in the Toronto dance community. We talk about calling sexual predators outs and keeping the next generation of dancers safe. Enough is enough. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
22:35
June 09, 2020
Episode 91 - Lindsay Francisco
Episode 91 - Lindsay Francisco
This week on #baaifkm we get caught up with our dear friend Lindsay Francisco. We talk about going back to school, what happened after she took a break from acting and how COVID-19 disrupted her plans to get back on stage. Real conversations. Real artists. Reminder that this is our new, hopefully temporary, format. We're sitting down with past guests remotely to check in with them. What have they been up to since our last convo and how has COVID-19 impacted them. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:30:19
May 26, 2020
Episode 90 - Syreeta Hector
Episode 90 - Syreeta Hector
This week on #baaifkm we get caught up with Syreeta Hector. We talk about; being overseas when the COVID-19 pandemic started to explode and we get an update on Syreeta's latest work Black Ballerina. Real conversations. Real artists. Reminder that this is our new, hopefully temporary, format. We're sitting down with past guests remotely to check in with them. What have they been up to since our last convo and how has COVID-19 impacted them. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:42:50
May 19, 2020
Episode 89 - Ming-Bo Lam
Episode 89 - Ming-Bo Lam
This week on #baaifkm we chat with Ming Bo Lam. We talk about; how quickly the entire world shifted to online classes, what the repercussions of moving everything online might be for the dance world and Bo's newest venture Oaysis Studios. Real conversations. Real artists. Reminder that this is our new, hopefully temporary, format. We're sitting down with past guests remotely to check in with them. What have they been up to since our last convo and how has COVID-19 impacted them. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:34:08
May 12, 2020
Episode 88 - Peter Kelly
Episode 88 - Peter Kelly
This week on #baaifkm we chat with Peter Kelly. We talk about; New Blue Festival, what the granting bodies are doing to support artists through this, and the fact that sometimes we don't feel like dancing. Real conversations. Real artists. A reminder that this is our new, hopefully temporary, format. We're sitting down with past guests remotely to check in with them. What have they been up to since our last convo and how has COVID-19 impacted them. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:29:52
May 05, 2020
Episode 87 - Patricia Allison
Episode 87 - Patricia Allison
This week on #baaifkm we chat with dance artist Patricia Allison (LastName FirstName Productions). We talk about; what might happen after this is all over, the accommodations the arts community is making, and our fears. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:27:43
April 28, 2020
Episode 86 - Sammi Smith
Episode 86 - Sammi Smith
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with creator and designer of Soft Focus, Sammi Smith. We talk about, working from home, the current fear for small businesses and the importance of shopping locally. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:20:58
April 21, 2020
Episode 85 - Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
Episode 85 - Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns
This week on #baaifkm you sit down with us, your hosts, Corynne Bisson & Raine Kearns. We talk about; what's been happening over the last two years, where the podcast came from and how we're currently dealing with not being about to see each other.  Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
39:46
April 14, 2020
Episode 84 - Michele Shuster
Episode 84 - Michele Shuster
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor, singer, and dancer Michele Shuster, we talk about; being an understudy in Grease, body diversity in theatre, eating disorders and learning to love your body. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:24:10
April 07, 2020
Episode 83 - Rachel Cairns
Episode 83 - Rachel Cairns
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with writer, director, and actor Rachel Cairns and we talk about; eating disorders, therapy, Canadian funding bodies, abortions, and more therapy. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:10:31
March 31, 2020
Episode 82 - Esie Mensah
Episode 82 - Esie Mensah
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dance artist and creator Esie Mensah. We talk; her most recent show Shades, cultural appropriation vs appreciation, skin bleaching and the traditional African dance community in Toronto. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:29:05
March 24, 2020
Episode 81 - Aaron Jan
Episode 81 - Aaron Jan
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with theatre-maker Aaron Jan and we talk about; being kicked out of school, character development in theatre and wondering how to make the changes you want to see in theatre pedagogy. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:25:38
March 17, 2020
Episode 80 - Ryan G. Hinds
Episode 80 - Ryan G. Hinds
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor Ryan G. Hinds and we talk about; being a creature of the theatre, compartmentalizing your emotions when you have to be vulnerable on stage, Equity Canada & ACTRA and 'the show must go on'. Real conversations. Real artists.   Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:13:07
March 10, 2020
Episode 79 - Farzana Doctor
Episode 79 - Farzana Doctor
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with novelist and activist Farzana Doctor. We talk about; the process of writing her new book Seven, what happens in between a book being finished it being released and having to learn that it's not worth getting frustrated about the things out of your control.   Real conversations. Real artists. Pre-Order Seven here.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:47
March 03, 2020
Episode 78 - Maya Fuhr
Episode 78 - Maya Fuhr
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with photographer Maya Fuhr. We talk about; creating commercial work to support your artistic work, calling yourself the annoyingly positive person, loving every second of it and knowing exactly what you want. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:07:15
February 25, 2020
Episode 77 - Blythe Cronyn
Episode 77 - Blythe Cronyn
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with creative and jewelry maker @blythecronyn. We talk about; modeling overseas, the transition between modeling and acting, starting @elizabeth_blythe and falling in love with making things with your hands. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
51:35
February 18, 2020
Episode 76 - Riley Sims
Episode 76 - Riley Sims
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dance artist and artistic director of Social Growl, Riley Sims. We talk about his work Amorous Playlist, being in a two year creation period with your partner and the challenges of that, and finding your confidence. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:05:59
February 11, 2020
Episode 75 - Andreya Klobucar
Episode 75 - Andreya Klobucar
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with the editor of Mimp Magazine and all-around creative Andreya Klobucar. We talk about; starting a magazine when you're 16, having your identity wrapped up in one thing and taking the time to discover who you are. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:03:35
February 04, 2020
Episode 74 - Anna Catley
Episode 74 - Anna Catley
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with editor Anna Catley. We talk about; Vancouver vs Toronto, the work hour expectations, proving yourself as a junior editor and learning how to say no to work without the fear of missing out on an opportunity. Real conversations. Real Artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
54:41
January 28, 2020
Episode 73 - Alex Garant
Episode 73 - Alex Garant
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with visual artist Alex Garant. We talk about; why Alex doesn't show in Toronto, the tool that Instagram can be, life altering health events, and how her first gallery show happened.  Real conversations. Real Artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:00:12
January 21, 2020
Episode 72 - Nigel Downer
Episode 72 - Nigel Downer
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with comedian and actor Nigel Downer. We talk about; being rejected for things you can't change, his steps through Second City, the act of being vulnerable on stage and his new series Bit Playas.   Real conversations. Real Artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
57:42
January 14, 2020
Episode 71 - Emma Williamson
Episode 71 - Emma Williamson
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with poet and fiction writer Emma Williamson. We talk about; moving from a traditional career into the arts, being a mother, how poetry has changed in the last decade and what challenges have popped up with the career change.   Real conversations. Real Artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:37:11
January 07, 2020
Episode 70 - Roberto Sapienza
Episode 70 - Roberto Sapienza
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with musical theater performer and producer Roberto Sapienza of Sapling Toronto. We talk about; producing Saplings first show, the issues that run deep in theater school, realizing the industry you're in is riddled with problems and wanting to be a part of the solution. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:03:13
December 17, 2019
Episode 69 - Chloe Lamarche
Episode 69 - Chloe Lamarche
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with visual artist Chloe Lamarche. We talk about; going through the shit before being able to find yourself in your art, finding your community in the women around you and how individuality is SO important. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:11:50
December 10, 2019
Episode 68 - Rodney Diverlus
Episode 68 - Rodney Diverlus
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer and choreographer Rodney Diverlus. We talk about; agitating to get stuff done in the city, how Toronto is trying to be 'cool' and wanting to push ourselves and others out of our comfort zones. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:24:55
December 03, 2019
Episode 67 - Anna Edell
Episode 67 - Anna Edell
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with creative director Anna Edell. We talk about; the job that it is to find your own work as a freelancer, learning to price your work differently for creating ongoing brand identities and creative technical design work and trying to decide if the city life is for us. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:25
November 26, 2019
Episode 66 - Rei Misiri
Episode 66 - Rei Misiri
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with muralist Rei Misiri. We talk about; building genuine relationships to feed your artistic practice, putting value on yourself and in turn your artwork and gaining new perspectives by going through the hard shit. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:44
November 19, 2019
Episode 65 - Jeia Rouge
Episode 65 - Jeia Rouge
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with producer and music maker Jeia. We talk about; leaving your home country for the "north american dream", trying to stay accountable to yourself while allowing yourself to be open and vulnerable, and never wanting to show your mistakes while constantly second guessing yourself. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:03:02
November 12, 2019
Episode 64 - Taylor Oakes
Episode 64 - Taylor Oakes
This week on #baaifkm we sit and have coffee with photographer Taylor Oakes. We talk about; chronic illness and depression, kink and photography and when your family just doesn't f**king get it. Real conversations. Real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
49:39
November 05, 2019
Episode 63 - Brittany Brooks
Episode 63 - Brittany Brooks
This week on #baaifkm we sit with country music singer and songwriter Brittany Brooks. We talk about; the fear of not doing the thing, finding your band and being your own boss. Real conversations. Real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
49:45
October 29, 2019
Episode 62 - Aria Evans
Episode 62 - Aria Evans
This week on #baaifkm we're bringing one out of the archives, episode 22 with Aria Evans! Its been a busy and rough couple weeks for us, shit happens and so we want to share an oldie but a goodie with you! Listen to us share our thoughts about the federal election, the transparency of Toronto dance studios and our BRAND NEW Junior Producer Devon Hauth! Real conversations. Real artists. In The Abyss info & tickets.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:13:15
October 22, 2019
Episode 61 - Yolanda Bonnell
Episode 61 - Yolanda Bonnell
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with performer and playwright Yolanda Bonnell. We talk about; decolonizing theatre, working with trauma while keeping yourself grounded in the process and creating work for Indigenous women.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:13
October 15, 2019
Episode 60 - Natalie Very B
Episode 60 - Natalie Very B
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with illustrator and muralist Natalie Very B. We talk about; mental health, social media, staying true to who you are and being inspired to do more than make art. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:04:12
October 08, 2019
Episode 59 - Kate Knox - Season Three Premiere
Episode 59 - Kate Knox - Season Three Premiere
SEASON THREE IS HERE! This week on #baaifkm we sit down with burlesque performer Kate Knox (@kknoxharter) of High Society Cabaret (@highsocietycabaret). We talk about; what its like to be bullied by employers and employees, having the guts to stand up for yourself and walking away for your sanity. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:41:04
October 01, 2019
Season 2 Finale - Corynne & Raine
Season 2 Finale - Corynne & Raine
For the season two finale, you sit down with us! We talk about some of our favourite moments from the past year and our plans for season three. We take it old school and ask each other the question; 'is being an artist f**king killing you?'.  Real artists, real conversations.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
20:46
July 30, 2019
Episode 57 - Syreeta Hector
Episode 57 - Syreeta Hector
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with dancer, choreographer and performer Syreeta Hector (@syreets). We talk about her solo piece, Black Ballerina, creating politically charged work, the culture shock of moving from the Maritimes to North Carolina, questioning the institutions we grew up in and the difficulty of creating work on yourself. Real conversations, real artists.  See Black Ballerina as part of Summerworks: http://summerworks.ca/artists/black-ballerina/ August 11th 8:15pm August 14th 5:15pm August 18th 5:30pm Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:05:33
July 23, 2019
Episode 56 - Stevie Joffe
Episode 56 - Stevie Joffe
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with Stevie Joffe (@stevie_joffe), lead singer of the Birds of Bellwoods (@birdsbellwoods). We talk about the high highs and the low lows of being on tour, the responsibility you have to the content you put out into the world and our biggest dream projects. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:08:38
July 16, 2019
Episode 55 - Khadija Mbowe
Episode 55 - Khadija Mbowe
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with classical opera singer Khadija Mbowe (@khadijambowe.soprano). We talk about the pitfalls of performing arts in a university setting, what happens we don’t make room for others and going above and beyond to create diverse and inclusive learning experiences. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
51:57
July 09, 2019
Episode 54 - Patrick Kwok-Choon
Episode 54 - Patrick Kwok-Choon
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with actor Patrick Kwok-Choon (@kwok_rock). We talk about dealing with mental health, the realities of being a professional performer and the impacts of representation on screen. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
50:37
July 02, 2019
Episode 53 - Sally Frater
Episode 53 - Sally Frater
GalPals x Luminato Festival: Episode Four This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with Curator of The Drawing Room Sally Frater. We talk about how the Drawing Room came together, how building relationships with artists is important and how you can see yourself reflected in art. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
49:40
June 25, 2019
Episode 52 - Alex Rand
Episode 52 - Alex Rand
GalPals x Luminato Festival: Episode Three This week on #baaifkm we sit with Programming Associate & Producer of Luminato, Alex Rand. We talk about Illuminating Ideas, having tough conversations about tough topics and leaving one career for another.  https://luminatofestival.com/2019/Events/Illuminating-Ideas Use our code GALPAL15 for 15% off tickets!  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
51:36
June 18, 2019
Episode 51 - Ximena Huizi
Episode 51 - Ximena Huizi
GalPals x Luminato Festival: Episode Two This week on #baaifkm we sit and have coffee with Ximena Huizi, an actress in Four Sisters by Paradigm Productions and Susanna Fournier. We talk about how Four Sisters has created a world in and of itself, what it feels like to work on something that as an artist you feel unbelievably connected to and taking care of each other in the process. Use our code GALPAL15 for 15% off tickets!  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon  
56:41
June 11, 2019
Episode 50 - Bobby Beckett
Episode 50 - Bobby Beckett
This week we on #baaifkm sat and had coffee with Bobby Beckett, the producer of the venue and in charge of the creation of the conversation of the warehouse space for Monday Nights presented by Luminato Festival 2019. We talked about community, the importance of production and the importance of accessibility.  Monday Night's runs June 7th - 16th. Get your tickets here https://luminatofestival.com/2019/Events/monday-nights  Use our code GALPAL15 for 15% off tickets!  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
55:10
June 04, 2019
Episode 49 - ZESTcreative
Episode 49 - ZESTcreative
This week we sat down with the ladies of ZESTcreative (@_zestcreative_), a brand new collective fronted by dancers; Zoe Kenneally (@zoekenneally), Sarah McLennan (@sarahdactyl613) and Eva Connelly-Miller (@e.v.a_rose). We talk about what keeps them up at night, the challenges of producing their first show and being a part of the Toronto Fringe Festival. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
48:17
May 21, 2019
Episode 48 - Rian Alston
Episode 48 - Rian Alston
This week on #baaifkm we have drinks on the patio with arts worker Rian Alston. Rian is the Creative Director of the Space in Ottawa. We talk about how he ended up in the arts, the hardships of running a facility with no government funding and what gets him through the day to day. Real conversations, real artists. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
48:42
May 14, 2019
Episode 47 - Alysa Pires
Episode 47 - Alysa Pires
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with choreographer and dancer Alysa Pires (@alysapiresdanceprojects). We talk about straddling a line between two different dance worlds, drowning and taking advantages of opportunities when we have them. Real conversations, real artists Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:17:30
May 07, 2019
Episode 46 - Eleanor Bull
Episode 46 - Eleanor Bull
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with front woman Eleanor Bull (@lenny_bull_official). We talk about injuries (past and present), big life shifts and wanting to be the boss. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
56:30
April 30, 2019
Episode 45 - Kristen Zaza
Episode 45 - Kristen Zaza
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with writer, composer and podcaster Kristen Zaza (@darkcoldnightpodcast). We talk about how her podcasts came to be, being careful about what you put out to the world and what number it would take for us to sell all of our lifes work.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
45:35
April 23, 2019
Episode 44 - Natasha Powell
Episode 44 - Natasha Powell
This week on #baaifkm we sat down with artistic director of Holla Jazz (@hollajazz) Natasha Powell (@tashapowellto). We talk about finding whats important to you, planning for the future and the title of being an artist. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
53:12
April 16, 2019
Episode 43 - Ella Avila
Episode 43 - Ella Avila
This week on #baaifkm we coffee with dancer and founder of Her Creative TO (@hercreativeto) Ella Avila (@eleanorjaneavila). We talk about female empowerment, the urban dance scene and the need for community. Real conversations, real artists.  Subscribe to our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
45:28
April 09, 2019
Episode 42 - Mark Kulmala - My Father's Son
Episode 42 - Mark Kulmala - My Father's Son
This week on #baaifkm we sat down with musician Mark Kulmala. We talk about writing music from a dark place, the dark side of touring and never wanting to retire. Real conversations, real artists.  Listen to My Father's Son here!  Subscribe to our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:17
April 02, 2019
Episode 41 - Carly Maga
Episode 41 - Carly Maga
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee with Toronto Star's theatre critic Carly Maga. We chat about the importance of the language used around art, that critiques are also labours of love, still being nervous about her writing and the importance of challenging traditional theatre. Real artists, real conversations. Subscribe to our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
44:29
March 26, 2019
Episode 40 - Ran Zhu & Jaden Curtis
Episode 40 - Ran Zhu & Jaden Curtis
This week on #baaifkm we sit down actors, writers and comedy duo Ran & Jaden (@ranandjaden). The four of us chat about social media, representation of queer Canadians and Canada's obsession with American media content. Real conversations, real artists. Check out their new trailer here!  Subscribe to our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
56:54
March 19, 2019
Episode 39 - Peter Kelly
Episode 39 - Peter Kelly
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with dancer, choreographer and artistic director of New Blue Emerging Dance (@newbluedance) Peter Kelly (@thepkism). We talk about the duality in art, the weirdness of grieving while things are going well and both physical and mental health. Subscribe to our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
01:02:35
March 12, 2019
Episode 38 - Ginger Kearns
Episode 38 - Ginger Kearns
This week on #baaifkm we have coffee on the couch with Ginger Kearns (@gingerkearns). We talked about auditioning for SNL, taking the reins in your career and leveling up as you get older. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
01:01:36
March 05, 2019
Episode 37 - SaMel Tanz
Episode 37 - SaMel Tanz
This week on #baaifkm we chat with Sam & Mel of the duo SaMel Tanz (@sameltanz). We talked about their latest show Mind-ful(l), what it really costs to produce a show in Toronto and the difficulties about creating work around mental health. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
51:57
February 26, 2019
Episode 36 - Matt Landry
Episode 36 - Matt Landry
This week on #baaifkm chat with filmmaker and actor Matt Landry (@matthewevanslandry) . Matt tells us about the four years he spent in an actors studio. The good, the bad, the ugly and what he learned about himself along the way. We urge you to listen to this episode from start to finish, you need the fully story.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
53:30
February 19, 2019
Episode 35 - Roy Urbanozo
Episode 35 - Roy Urbanozo
This week on #baaifkm we sat and had coffee with dancer and arts entrepreneur Roy Urbanozo (@royurbanozo). We talked about making arts a career, the lack of resources and wanting to bring the community together.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
46:03
February 12, 2019
Episode 34 - Mateo Galindo Torres
Episode 34 - Mateo Galindo Torres
This week on #baaifkm we had a quick coffee with choreographer and dancer Mateo Galindo Torres. We talk about feeling lost, connecting back to your roots and penis points. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
38:13
February 05, 2019
Episode 33 - Laura Simmons
Episode 33 - Laura Simmons
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with painter and art therapist Laura Simmons. We talk about wanting a career path, the importance of community and writing a thesis. Real conversations, real artists.  Sign up for our newsletter: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
53:41
January 29, 2019
Episode 32 - Hernani Sagra
Episode 32 - Hernani Sagra
This week on #baaifkm we had coffee with photographer and dancer Hernani Sagra (@nani.shoots). We talk about taking responsibility for creating safe work and creative spaces, call out culture and mental health. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
54:10
January 22, 2019
Episode 31- Daniel Williston
Episode 31- Daniel Williston
This week on #baaifkm we sit down with theatre artist Daniel Williston (@danielwilliston). We talk about auditioning in the city of Toronto, how you have to keep yourself engaged in a show and growing theatre scene all over the country.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
53:16
January 15, 2019
Episode 30 - Lisa Lobsinger
Episode 30 - Lisa Lobsinger
HAPPY NEW YEAR! WE’RE BACK!  This week on #baaifkm we explore the farm with singer Lisa Lobsinger. The three of us talk about out growing the town where you started, touring and deciding to leaving the city.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions This podcast wouldn't be possible without the support of our listeners. Support us here: Patreon
31:41
January 08, 2019
Episode 29 - Tyler Angell
Episode 29 - Tyler Angell
LAST EPISODE OF 2018! This week we sit down with dancer Tyler Angell (@tyangell) We sip our consolation coffee and talk the Toronto Fringe Fest, terrible contracts that obviously had to be turned down and how Tyler took his time moving to Toronto to pursue dance. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon  
59:32
December 18, 2018
Episode 28 - Andrew Cividino
Episode 28 - Andrew Cividino
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) have coffee with director and writer Andrew Cividino (@andrewcividino). The three talk about how every time you start a project you have to start from scratch, how cubical life can be a work-cation and how strategic film festival submission is.  Real conversations, real artists.  Check out Andrews award winning short: We Ate the Children Last  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instagram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon  
59:46
December 11, 2018
Episode 27 - Lisa Lobsinger & Paul Pfisterer
Episode 27 - Lisa Lobsinger & Paul Pfisterer
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) head out to 'the farm' to spend some time with Lisa Lobsinger and Paul Pfisterer. They talk about the decision to leave Toronto, what it means to commodify your art and the fact that being an artist is a choice.  Real conversations, real artists.  Listen to Lisa's favourite tune from the album Laser here Linda.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon    
01:06:20
December 04, 2018
Episode 26 - Andrew Cameron
Episode 26 - Andrew Cameron
This week on #baaifkm @corynnebisson and @thatssoraine chat with lead singer of the @rvnnersmusic Andrew Cameron (@andrewcameronmusic) They talk about what its like to grow up in a family of extroverts, addiction and mental health. Real artists, real conversations. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
49:14
November 27, 2018
Episode 25 - Alvin Collantes
Episode 25 - Alvin Collantes
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) chat with dancer and photographer Alvin Collantes (@alvincollantesdance). They talk about what it's like to slow down the hustle, to experience real life and to let those experiences change your art.  Real artists. Real conversations.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
50:27
November 20, 2018
Episode 24 - Aaron Johnson
Episode 24 - Aaron Johnson
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) sit down with filmmaker Aaron Johnson. They talk about what it's like to come back to your passion after a break, to work on a project that is close to the heart and what success means. Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
51:16
November 13, 2018
Episode 23 - Laura Philipps
Episode 23 - Laura Philipps
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) sit down with producer and stage manager Laura Phillips. They talk about what it's like to move from on to off stage, how to support art through multiple roles and not wanting to be a starving artists.  Real artists, real conversations. Website: www.galpalproductions.com Instagram: @galpalprods Facebook: GALPAL Productions  Support us: Patreon 
59:34
November 06, 2018
Episode 22 - Aria Evans
Episode 22 - Aria Evans
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) sit down with dancer and choreographer Aria Evans (@thegotocompany). They talk about what it's like to feel a sense of community in a big city, to notice a shift in government funding and how that has fueled Aria's commitment to paying the artists she works with.  Real conversations, real artists.    Website: www.galpalproductions.com Instagram: @galpalprods Facebook: GALPAL Productions  Support us: Patreon 
01:00:16
October 30, 2018
Episode 21 - JJ Thompson
Episode 21 - JJ Thompson
This week on #baaifkm Corynne (@corynnebisson) and Raine (@thatssoraine) sit down with singer songwriter JJ Thompson of JJ and the Pillars (@jjandthepillars). They talk what its like to pour your soul out on an album (to then have that album do well), the conflicting feelings of trying to sell your art and they brainstorm music video ideas.   Real conversations, real artists.    Website: www.galpalproductions.com Instagram: @galpalprods Facebook: GALPAL Productions  Support us: Patreon   
01:07:33
October 23, 2018
Episode 20 - Local Laundry
Episode 20 - Local Laundry
This week on #baaifkm @corynnebisson and @thatssoraine sit down with Connor Curran and Dustin Paisley of @locallaundry. They talk what its like to use YouTube to answer all your questions, to be set up on a blind date with your business partner and how important it is to check your ego at the door.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
43:32
October 09, 2018
Episode 19 - Nora Navarro
Episode 19 - Nora Navarro
The GALPALS are back!! @corynnebisson and @thatssoraine sit down with photographer and videographer Nora Navarro. They talk about what its like to be the only woman in an entire department, to be inspired by your best friend and to be so protective of your work its hard to share.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: GALPAL Productions Instgram: @galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: Patreon
01:19:11
October 02, 2018
Season 1 Finale
Season 1 Finale
This is it! Season One Finale! Corynne and Raine recap the entire season. We talk blooper and share our favourite quotes. PLUS some super secrete info about what's coming up next is revealed! THANK YOU to everyone that has listened, subscribed and reached out. You, our listeners and supporters, mean the world to us. See all of our projects: www.galpalproductions.com Find us on Instagram: @galpalprods Become a patron: patreon.com/galpalproductions
29:55
July 31, 2018
Episode 17 - Kendra Leigh Timmins
Episode 17 - Kendra Leigh Timmins
This week the galpals sit down and chat with actress Kendra Leigh Timmins. They talk what its like to go through puberty on screen, to leave one passion for another and what its like to come in second place alot, yet stay hopeful!  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instagram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
01:12:44
July 24, 2018
Episode 16 - Raha Javanfar
Episode 16 - Raha Javanfar
This week the galpals sit down and chat with musician and front woman Raha Javanfar. We talk what it's like to be not only your own but your bands manager, representation in the entertainment industry and band decision making.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instagram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
56:47
July 17, 2018
Episode 15 - Francesca Chudnoff
Episode 15 - Francesca Chudnoff
Corynne and Raine sit down and chat with Francesca Chudnoff. We talk what it's like to get jealous about friends success, what it's like to shift from in front to behind the camera and what happens when you just want to be close to people in real life.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
56:42
July 10, 2018
Episode 14 - Sammi Smith
Episode 14 - Sammi Smith
Corynne and Raine sit down with designer and founder of Soft Focus Sammi Smith. This week we talk how working for yourself means your creative energy has to shift, change and go more places, the stresses of trying to sell a product and really staying true to who you are as an artist. Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
55:59
July 03, 2018
Episode 13 - Kristen Pepper
Episode 13 - Kristen Pepper
This week on BAAIFKM Corynne and Raine are joined by dancer, singer, actor Kristen Pepper. We talk more Fringe Festival, what its like to finally be able to rely on your art to support you, to refuse jobs that don't pay properly and what its like to be the only caucasian performer in an African dance company.  Stay tuned for Pepper Dance Theatre's show 'Hooked' at Factory Theatre July 4th - 15th.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions   
54:17
June 26, 2018
Episode 12 - Will Hamilton
Episode 12 - Will Hamilton
This week on BAAIFKM Corynne and Raine are joined by dancer and creator Will Hamilton. We talk what it’s like to be someone who constantly questions everything, the process of producing your first Toronto Fringe Festival Show and what its like taking the leap of faith and starting your own company. Be sure to keep your eyes out for Will and Rebel Yell presents Nullius in Verba at the Al Green Theatre July 4th to 14th.    Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions   
53:24
June 19, 2018
Episode 11 - Angie Gunn
Episode 11 - Angie Gunn
This week on #BAAIFKM Corynne and Raine are joined by singer, performer and musician Angie Gunn. We talk what it’s like to have your physicality disrupt your career, to have your parents support you, until its time for you to 'grow up' and what its like to utilize your plan B.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
55:55
June 12, 2018
Episode 10 - Brooke Banning
Episode 10 - Brooke Banning
This week on #BAAIFKM Corynne and Raine are joined by actor and writer Brooke Banning. We talk what it’s like to be on the outside growing up, to stop inviting your parents to things (and then start again), complicated family dynamics and being the star of your own show. Brooke talks about how she started working with people with disabilities and how she founded ActingWorks!  Keep your eye out for the Brooke Banning Show! Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
56:58
June 05, 2018
Episode 9 - Lindsay Francisco
Episode 9 - Lindsay Francisco
This week on #BAAIFKM Corynne and Raine are joined by actor and performer Lindsey Francisco. We talk what it’s like to balance joe jobs and performing, how anxiety takes it’s toll and what it’s like to flirt with the idea of being done.   Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
51:52
May 29, 2018
Episode 8  - Patricia Allison and Nicole Faull
Episode 8 - Patricia Allison and Nicole Faull
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by choreographers, independent artists and dancers Patricia Allison and Nicole Faull. We talk injury and health. What its like to be misdiagnosed, what its like to step back into class and what its like to contemplate changing your career path.   Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
58:57
May 22, 2018
Episode 7 - Galen Hogg
Episode 7 - Galen Hogg
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by rapper, musician and singer Galen Hogg. We talk what its like to play with a band for 12 years, what its like to be shelved after you thought you 'made it' and the struggles of trying to start over all by yourself.  Real conversations, real artists.  Follow Galen and keep your eyes peeled for his new music! @trashpandamc Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
56:53
May 15, 2018
Episode 6 - MIng-Bo Lam
Episode 6 - MIng-Bo Lam
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by dancer and independent artist Bo Lam. We talk what its like to jump from commercial to contemporary work, what role studios and drop in classes play in Toronto and what its like to fall in and out of love with dance over and over.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
59:49
May 08, 2018
Episode 5 - Dani Nash
Episode 5 - Dani Nash
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by musician Dani Nash. "Professional, feisty and full of confidence." We talk what its like to play in a ban with your mom, to have gigs taken away from you because of your sexuality and the importance of having a solid girl gang.    Dani plays and/or performs with:  July Talk Lowell Sarah Cripps Fefe Dobson  Essign Broderick  The Mercenaries  The Skyliners Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar    Real conversations, real artists.    Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com    Instgram: galpalprods    Facebook: GALPAL Productions   Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
51:45
May 01, 2018
Episode 4 - David Ingram
Episode 4 - David Ingram
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by actor David Ingram. We talk about how your personal idea of success has to change, what it's like to be recognized on the street, even if you don't want to be and getting canceled.  Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions 
01:15:54
April 24, 2018
Episode 3 - Frank Russo
Episode 3 - Frank Russo
This week on #baaifkm Corynne and Raine are joined by writer and stand up comedian Frank Russo. Frank is living, working and hustling in Toronto. We talk grants, "What is Art?", side gigs, artistic process and what its like to be vilified for what you say on stage. Real conversations, real artists.  Find and Follow us: www.galpalproductions.com  Instgram: galpalprods  Facebook: GALPAL Productions Support us: https://www.patreon.com/galpalproductions   
01:01:24
April 17, 2018
Episode 2 - Nicole Rose Bond
Episode 2 - Nicole Rose Bond
Real conversations with real artists. Things we think, things we say and everything in between.  Hosted by Corynne Bisson and Raine Kearns. Guest speaker independent dance artist Nicole Rose Bond. 
01:15:16
April 03, 2018