The Creative Genius Podcast

Nicolette chats with Lucy McCrudden, Dance Mama About How She's Serving the Mamas and Papas of the Dance Community

An episode of The Creative Genius Podcast

By Nicolette Wilson-Clarke
About
The Creative Genius podcast is presented by award-winning presenter Nicolette Wilson-Clarke.

It's the local online radio show that supports the creative in learning who they are so that they can courageously tap into their genius.

Each show's aim is to unpick the mental chaos of the creative mind and encourage a new way of being where everyday challenges are met head on, emotions kept in check and feelings of anxiety recognised, acknowledged and addressed.

Listen in each week and join creative guests and experts on the show.
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The Creative Genius podcast is presented by award-winning presenter Nicolette Wilson-Clarke.

It's the local online radio show that supports the creative in learning who they are so that they can courageously tap into their genius.

Each show's aim is to unpick the mental chaos of the creative mind and encourage a new way of being where everyday challenges are met head on, emotions kept in check and feelings of anxiety recognised, acknowledged and addressed.

Listen in each week and join creative guests and experts on the show.
thecreativegenius.co.uk

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Esther Austin from Turning Point Magazine
This week, Nicolette found out about the birth of Turning Point Magazine and how Esther landed an interview with Freddie McGregor in her very first edition.  Are you a risen UK music artist? Reach out to Esther @turningpointmagazine on Instagram if you'd like to feature in a future magazine edition to celebrate the talents of British music. thecreativegenius.co.uk
40:49
November 13, 2019
Let's Talk Compassion...
This week on the Creative Genius Show, Nicolette offers you tools, tips and an accessible practice for incorporating compassion into your everyday creative life. thecreativegenius.co.uk
34:51
November 6, 2019
Nicolette chats with Lucy McCrudden, Dance Mama About How She's Serving the Mamas and Papas of the Dance Community
This week Nicolette chatted with Lucy McCrudden - Creator of Dance Mama, a platform and community profiling significant parents in dance and the arts about the challenges of being a parent and a professional dancer within the dance industry. Which dance company has broken the mold by offering childcare whilst on tour? What game-changing shift did Lucy make happen that impacted dance parents when they attended a particular event? Listen to the podcast to find this out and more. thecreativegenius.co.uk dancemama.org
47:51
October 30, 2019
Practical Nutrition with Paul Harrild, Personal Trainer and Food Expert
This week, Nicolette chatted with Paul Harrild, Personal Trainer and Food Expert all about his experience and love of food when supporting his clients. How does he advocate practical nutrition? How can that serve you, the creative? Paul will join the show again on Friday 22 November to share his knowledge on movement for optimal health as a creative. thecreativegeniusshow.co.uk paulharrild.com Listen NOW! Please share.
44:08
October 23, 2019
Chatting with Tarik Frimpong, Actor, Dancer and Musician about playing Angus in Mary Poppins Returns in 2019
This week Nicolette chats with actor, dancer, musician Tarik Frimpong as he shares about his learnings from playing the role Angus in Mary Poppins Returns alongside Meryl Streep, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt. He also lets us into a few personal titbits that he's never shared before in an interview setting. Was an absolute pleasure to share space with such a grounded, emotionally balance soul. Listen NOW!! thecreativegenius.co.uk tarikfrimpong.com
48:38
October 16, 2019
Nicolette shares tools and tips to help the creative reconnect with their senses
Did you know that more than half the body's sense receptors are clustered in your eyes? In this episode, Nicolette shares tools and tips to help the creative reconnect with their senses. A must listen if you find yourself overwhelmed by much external stimuli and long to discover a nourishing way to turn your attention inwards once (or twice) in a while. Why? Because developing your senses can really offer you more potential in life. Find out how now and take a listen! thecreativegenius.co.uk
48:23
October 15, 2019
Nicolette chatted with Uran Apak, Interdisciplinary Artist and Voice Coach about his life learnings from his improv creations
On this week's show, Nicolette chatted with Uran Apak, an Interdisciplinary Artist and voice coach. His work includes Vocal Improvisation.  Nicolette explored Uran's life learning from his improv creations and discovered where it all began. Listen out for a vocal treat towards the end of the show. www.thecreativegenius.co.uk www.uranapak.com www.voicedna.co.uk
44:48
October 2, 2019
Nicolette chats with Alex Hinson, Bric a Brac Theatre Company about navigating through connection, communication and creating boundaries within a theatre company
On this week's show, Nicolette chatted with Alex Hinson from Bric a Brac Theatre Company about the catalyst for co-creating a theatre company with multiple creative minds who all want to offer theatre that tells stories in unexpected ways. Definitely an insightful show for those creatives working with others and navigating through connection, communication and boundaries along the way. www.thecreativegenius.co.uk Ig: @thecreativegeniusshow www.bricabractheatre.com Sponsored by Jerky's, Battersea. Good Food, Good Vibes
42:41
September 25, 2019
Nicolette chats with Co-Owner/Creator of ONYX Dance Studio in East London about his journey from hip hop dancer to dance studio co-owner
This week Nicolette chatted with dancer, choreographer, agent, Creative Director and presently Co-Owner/Creator of ONYX Dance Studio in East London. Listen to his journey from dabbling in hip hip in hometown Ottawa, Canada to setting up a dance company in Zurich. What were his challenges along the way? Why did he never give up on his vision to create a safe, welcoming and accepting studio for dancers against all the odds? What's he offering you as words of wisdom on your creative journey? Listen to the podcast now and share. Follow @thecreativegeniusshow to stay connected. www.thecreativegenius.co.uk www.onyxdance.co.uk
45:32
September 18, 2019
Learning Emotional Resilience on Your Creative Journey
This week, Nicolette sheds some light on the importance of resilience especially emotional resilience on your creative journey. Discover how you can generate resilience for yourself rather than becoming a victim to feelings of hopelessness and lacking self belief. www.thecreativegenius.co.uk
28:01
September 17, 2019
Creating Personal Boundaries For a Fulfilled Creative Life
On this week's episode, Nicolette asks you to consider what personal boundaries you have in place to create healthy relationships and for a fulfilled creative life. If you often feel insignificant, emotional discomfort, anxious or resentful it could be signs that those around you are pushing your boundaries or maybe you're pushing your own in order to please others. Maybe you haven't consciously created your boundaries but you feel these emotions and states anyway. If that's you, then it's time to start listening to your body and creating possibilities of power, significance, happiness and love with both yourself and others. Listen now to find out how and share with others to #sharethelove The number one podcast supporting the emotional and mental intelligence of the creative embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk
34:41
August 28, 2019
Mastering Self Confidence On Your Creative Journey
On this week's show, Nicolette offered valuable tools and tips about mastering your self confidence. A must listen!! embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk Advanced apologies for the distorted sound.
46:21
August 20, 2019
Nicolette chats with Milou Stella, Creator of Moody Bright Designs About How Embroidery Can Heal Mental Health
This week on The Curious Creative Show, Nicolette explored the healing effects of embroidery with fellow creative Milou Stella, creator of Moody Bright Designs. A must listen to show if you enjoy trying unconventional ways to soothe your mind and support your emotional and mental well-being. Find out more about Moody Bright Designs at www.moodybrightdesigns.co.uk Connect on social media:  Fb/moodybrightdesigns IG/moodybrightdesigns Tw/moodybrightD embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk
42:21
August 12, 2019
Nicolette chats with Adam Hughes, Actor and Drama Teacher - Depression, Anxiety and OCD
This week on The Curious Creative, Nicolette chatted with Adam Hughes - actor and Drama Teacher about living with depression, anxiety and OCD as a creative. Listen to Adam's podcasts on Soundcloud: Speakout - Speak with Pride Dissecting the Magic embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk
33:59
August 5, 2019
Nicolette chats with NeuChemologist Stuart Paviour About Shifting from Fear to Empowerment
This week on The Curious Creative, Nicolette chewed the cud with NeuChemologist Stuart Paviour about quick and accessible tools to take the creative from threat/fear to empowerment. Whether it's because you're pitching an innovative idea to a funder, sharing new music to a producer, on the treadmill of auditions or simply receiving emails that are a bit prickly then these tools will bring you back to the present moment and put everything into positive perspective. Listen now and get in the know! Stuart is presently offering a free consultation to experience the power of his NeuChem work. Contact him at spwellbeingconsultancy.com Listen to other The Curious Creative podcasts at anchor.fm. embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk
39:22
July 29, 2019
How's the Past Impacting Your Present?
This week on The Curious Creative, Nicolette offered accessible tools and tips to assess how the past might be impacting your present. Also she shares about Schemas, what they are and their impact on you today. Listen and get in the know! thecreativegenius.co.uk
42:27
July 22, 2019
Nicolette chats with Amy Coutts, Actress and Founder of Acting with Courage about Hypnosis and How it Helped Her Believe "I Am Good Enough!"
On this week's The Curious Creative show, Nicolette chats with Amy Coutts, Founder of Acting with Courage about how Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) dramatically shifted her negative relationship with auditions to a positive place of "I am good enough!" Listen in to discover how RTT could support you in understanding why you crumble when confronted with rejection and why this reactionary behaviour doesn't have to be the only way.  You can contact Amy at www.actingwithcourage.carrd.co / IG: @hypnowithac / FB: @hypnowithac / Tw: @hgypnowithac. Subscribe to Amy's YouTube channel Acting with Courage where you can watch her new series Why This? Please share.... thecreativegenius.co.uk
43:23
July 17, 2019
Nicolette Chats with Salema Veliu About How Artificial Intelligence, Managing Your Digital Mental Health and Managing Dopamine Levels to Tap into Your Creative Genius
This week on The Curious Creative, Salema Veliu returns with insights into AI (Artificial Intelligence), maintaining your digital mental health and why we must manage our dopamine levels (reward/motivation neurotransmitters [chemicals released by nerve cells to send messages to other nerve cells] in order to productively tap into our creative genius. Do you have dry eyes? Are you losing focus more than you used to? These are just some of the many symptoms of digital overuse. In a nutshell, it's time to positively manage your digital health in order to graciously manage your mental health as a creative today and in the future. Listen to learn how to co-exist with AI and the future technologies. embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk
46:39
June 20, 2019
PROMO - The Ups and Downs of Bipolar
The ups and downs of bipolar disorder as experience by Serena Sabala. vimeo.com/showcase/likefather thecreativegenius.co.uk
00:56
June 7, 2019
PROMO - Love and Connection Part 2
Get ready for the second Love and Connection show... Part 2 thecreativegenius.co.uk
00:32
June 7, 2019
Let's Explore Love and Connection: Part 2
Love and Connection Part 2. The fourth human need. In this episode, Nicolette chatted with Serena Sabala, Film Producer, Entrepreneur, Certified Nutrition Consultant, Yoga Teacher and co-founder of Whole Shift Wellness, a wellness coaching company based in London. Serena has co-produced and co-directed an enlightening short documentary about how she and her family coped with her father's bipolar disorder. Opening up the dialogue for more people to talk about this insidious mental illness, Serena will be creating 5 more films that give families everywhere an opportunity to share and talk about the impact of mental illness on their family. If you would like to support Serena's vision by investing or participating then please visit vimeo.com/showcase/likefather where you can reach out to her, watch the film and offer support via crowdfunding or/and film participation. Thank you Serena for your contribution towards those impacted by mental illness. thecreativegenius.co.uk wholeshiftwellness.com
49:35
June 7, 2019
PROMO - Living With The Impact of Bipolar Disorder
Living with the impact of bipolar disorder... "I promise you... something positive will come out of it [the experience]." Serena Sabala  vimeo.com/showcase/likefather  thecreativegenius.co.uk
00:45
June 7, 2019
PROMO - Self Sabotaging Relationships
Are you self sabotaging your relationships? Listen to the show and learn how to move away from this destructive behaviour and move closer towards positive ways to honour this need. thecreativegenius.co.uk
00:42
May 31, 2019
PROMO - Love and Connection Part 1
Love and Connection.... Part 1 What will you do to get it??? thecreativegeniusshow.co.uk
00:54
May 31, 2019
Let's Explore Love and Connection: Part 1
In this week's episode, Nicolette explores the importance of love and connection. Part 1. They are the fourth human need and we'll do ANYTHING, often unconsciously to ensure we get it.... even if it puts us in harm's way. Find out how you can build love and connection into your life without sacrificing the very essence of who you are. thecreativegenius.co.uk
37:10
May 31, 2019
PROMO - How Are You Living with Technology?
What's in store in Episode 4 where Nicolette chats with Salema Veliu about staying authentically creative in a digital world.  As she puts it , 'Staying Soul Savvy.' thecreativegenius.co.uk
00:33
May 24, 2019
How Does Artificial Intelligence Impact the Way Creatives Function?
In this episode, Nicolette chats with Futurologist, Author and Digital Mental Health Consultant Salema Veliu about the impact that technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having on the way we function as creatives. thecreativegenius.co.uk
41:54
May 24, 2019
Let's Explore Significance
In this episode, Nicolette discusses the third human need: Significance. Is being unique, feeling important and worthy high on your need's list? If so, what happens when you don't get or feel them? What behaviours show themselves? Listen now and discover how not honouring your significance need can lead to self sabotaging behaviours. thecreativegenius.co.uk
40:03
May 17, 2019
Let's Explore Uncertainty
In this episode, Nicolette unpicks the second of the Six Human Needs: uncertainty. Understanding the importance of these needs can offer clarity about what motivates you as a creative and why you make certain decisions that either support or disrupt your creative dreams. thecreativegenius.co.uk
41:46
May 10, 2019
Welcome To The First Curious Creative Show - Let's Explore Certainty
In November 2018, the last episode of Mind Your Business with Nicolette Wilson-Clarke on Wandsworth Radio was broadcast and in April 2019, The Curious Creative with Nicolette Wilson-Clarke on Riverside Radio (formerly Wandsworth Radio) was born. The Curious Creative show is presented by award-winning presenter Nicolette Wilson-Clarke and is THE local online radio show that supports the creative in learning WHO they are so that they can authentically focus on WHAT they do.  It's aim is to unpick the chaos of the human mind and offer the listener accessible tools and solutions for emotional management. Ultimately, the listener will be able distance themselves from behaviours that self sabotage and step into a creative life that feels fulfilled and has meaning. In this first episode, Nicolette starts to explore the Six Human Needs created by Tony Robbins and inspired by Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. Understanding the importance of these needs can offer clarity about what motivates you as a creative and why you make certain decisions that either support or disrupt your creative dreams. Episode 1 unpicks the first human need: Certainty. thecreativegenius.co.uk
33:01
April 12, 2019
The Last Mind Your Business - Personal Power: Part 4
This week on Mind Your Business, Nicolette closed the month of October plus the show's season with sources of personal power like Image Power and Network Power. Image Power is how you present yourself to influence others and Network Power is who you know, who knows you and how that can have a big effect on how influential you are.  How do you grow these powers if they're presently in short supply?  Listen to find out more.
33:43
November 2, 2018
Sam Willoughby - Creator of Live Well, London: 1-3 March 2019 Talks Personal Power: Part 3
Nicolette chats with events creator Sam Willoughby about how she stepped into her personal power creating Live Well London, an amazing new health and well-being event taking place 1-3 March 2019.  Livewelllondon.com
36:55
November 1, 2018
Personal Power: Part 2
Nicolette continues to explore personal power.  Once you understand that you have personal power, how do you keep it?  Listen to find out more.
19:59
October 31, 2018
Personal Power: Part 1
Nicolette starts the month off with a brand new theme: Personal Power.  What is it and how can we powerfully step into it everyday?
27:48
October 30, 2018
The Power of Saying No with Guest Andra Campau, Personal Development Coach and Psychologist: Part 4
Nicolette chats with Andra Campau, Personal Development Coach and Psychologist about strengthening your ability to say no without jeopardising your relationships. 
34:28
October 26, 2018
The Power of Saying No with Guest Vicki Igbokwe, Creative Director, Choreographer and Founder of Uchenna Dance: Part 3
Nicolette chats with Creative Director, Choreographer and Founder of Uchenna Dance Vicki Igbokwe about her experience of the power of saying no... or not. uchennadance.com
48:14
October 25, 2018
The Power of Saying No with Guest Dannie-Lu Carr, Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist: Part 2
Nicolette chats with Dannie-Lu Carr who shares her knowledge as a Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist about the power of saying no.   dannielucarr.com
46:48
October 24, 2018
The Power of Saying No - Part 1
Have you said 'Yes' to something when you really wanted to say 'No'?  Nicolette opens the month of July with The Power of Saying No.  She explores why we might say 'Yes' instead of 'No' and how we can stay true to ourselves in times of challenging decisions.  Please note: the following 3 episodes precede Nicolette's shift from serving women entrepreneurs to serving creative entrepreneurs within the Mind Your Business Series. For continuity purposes only, Nicolette has included these episodes.
30:33
October 23, 2018
Self Sabotage - Move Past It! Part 4
Nicolette finishes the month with more understandings and tips for moving past self sabotaging behaviours. 
20:52
October 13, 2018
Self Sabotage with Andrew Grossett, Personal Development Coach and Author: Part 3
Nicolette chats with Andrew Grossett about self sabotage and his experience of it personally and with clients as a Personal Development Coach and Author.
44:59
October 12, 2018
Self Sabotage with Guest Penny Riviera, Singer/Songwriter: Part 2
Nicolette chats with singer/songwriter Penny Riviera about her experience of self sabotage whilst on her creative journey. embodiedentrepreneur.co.uk Penny Riviera on spotify.com
44:32
October 10, 2018
Self Sabotage - Why Do We Do It? Part 1
Nicolette starts a brand new month with an understanding of self sabotage and why we do it. 
21:47
October 10, 2018
Resilience with Guest Maxine Anthony, Professional Dancer, Choreographer and Creative Entrepreneur: Part 4
Nicolette chats with professional dancer, choreographer and creative entrepreneur Maxine Anthony about her experience of how she maintains her resilience.
44:09
September 21, 2018
Resilience with Guest Dannie-Lu Carr, Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist: Part 3
Dannie-Lu Carr, Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist joins Nicolette again to share her expertise as they explore the subject of resilience for creative success.  dannielucarr.com
39:50
September 20, 2018
Self Esteem with Guest Dannie-Lu Carr - Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist: Part 2
Dannie-Lu Carr - Personal Impact, Communications and Creativity Specialist joins Nicolette to share expertise on her self esteem. 
28:49
September 19, 2018
Self Esteem Part 1
Nicolette opens the month of September with a new theme: Self Esteem and Resilience. 
34:20
September 18, 2018
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