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Jen Glantz, Founder of Bridesmaid For Hire

On The Go with Sarah Jo

Release Date: 03/30/2020

Performing Arts Industry Series, Week 10: Afra Hines, Broadway Performer show art Performing Arts Industry Series, Week 10: Afra Hines, Broadway Performer

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Week ten of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us Afra Hines! Afra has graced so many stages in the theater world, and she’s as talented as performers come! Afra is an artist who goes after what she wants, and she talks us through how she’s navigated her path from early on in her years of auditioning all the way to present day.  Afra is a a performer, a singer, an actress, an extremely versatile dancer, a wife, a mother, and an all around genuine human being that truly shines on the stages of the world. Fun fact! Today is the invited dress rehearsal as Afra gets ready to have...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 9: Teneise Ellis, Professional Dancer, Mother, and Wife show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 9: Teneise Ellis, Professional Dancer, Mother, and Wife

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Week nine of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us Broadway performer, professional dancer, mother, and wife, Teneise Ellis! Teneise will be making her way back to Broadway to perform in Wicked as Broadway reopens in the Fall. You’ll hear in our conversation why Teneise’s return to Broadway will be shorter than her original debut, and I’m so excited to see how this next chapter of her life unfolds for her. Teneise spent five years performing with the Philadelphia Dance Company known as Philadanco, she’s performed at Radio City Music Hall as a Rockette, and after her final...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 8: Chelsea Bonosky, Dancer + Visual Artist show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 8: Chelsea Bonosky, Dancer + Visual Artist

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Week eight of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us performer and visual artist, Chelsea Bonosky! Chelsea wears many hats throughout life, and she does it all with a genuine heart. You may have seen her perform in Punchdrunk’s immersive theatrical production of Sleep No More right here in New York City. She’s also created works, performed, and taught alongside Adam Barruch both nationally and internationally. Chelsea is a Community Actionist with the Gina Gibney Dance Company, leading Hands Are For Holding School Assemblies where she utilizes dance to address bullying, equity, and...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 7: Terance Reddick, Broadway Performer show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 7: Terance Reddick, Broadway Performer

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Today we are joined by Terance Reddick! As most performers do, Terance wears many hats in the performing arts space. He’s a singer, a vocal coach, a personal trainer, and an all around hardworking individual that knows how to make things happen! You may have seen Terance in the Broadway show Les Misérable, and he’s also graced the Radio City Stage as a singer in the Christmas Spectacular! You’ll hear Terance and myself have a full on moment where we actually can’t remember if we performed in the Christmas Spectacular at the same time or not over a decade ago! With a cast and crew of...

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Performing Arts Industry Series: INTERMISSION! show art Performing Arts Industry Series: INTERMISSION!

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Join me in today's episode as we take a look back at the first six weeks of guests throughout the Performing Arts Industry Series! There have been a few silver linings to come out of a terrifying and horrific year globally, and the our guests have exuded exactly that over the last month and a half. I've had many take aways from each episode, and today -- I share those with you in what we call a brief intermission from guests in the performing arts industry!   

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 6: Matthew Mills, Founder of Spacestation show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 6: Matthew Mills, Founder of Spacestation

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Week 6 of the Performing Arts Industry Series gives us another look at the behind the scenes of the industry. Today’s guest is Matthew Mills. I first met Matthew when I moved to New York and spent time babysitting his children as we lived in the same building in Brooklyn. Many know Matthew as the founder of Spacestation. He’s an Emmy and Webby award winning director, writer, executive producer, and content creator! Needless to say — he wears many hats. If you’ve ever viewed something on your television screen or a streaming service, there’s a good chance Matthew has been a part of it...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 5: Lauren Renck Manning, Founder of Stagesmith Dance + Traci Reszetylo, Founder of Exactitude Dance show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 5: Lauren Renck Manning, Founder of Stagesmith Dance + Traci Reszetylo, Founder of Exactitude Dance

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We are heading into week five of the Performing Arts Industry Series! Today’s episode brings us not one but two guests that are professional dancers turned entrepreneurs. The gals joining us today are two women I consider friends, and they have spent their time off the stage over the last year creating a community of their own through movement and their love for precision dance! Our first guest, Traci Reszetylo, is a professional dancer, mother, and the founder of Exactitude Dance, and our second guest is Lauren Renck Manning, a professional dancer, an account executive at Dance Media...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 4: Caskey Hunsader, Founder of Stagedoor Candle Co. + Stage Manager show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 4: Caskey Hunsader, Founder of Stagedoor Candle Co. + Stage Manager

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Week four of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us Caskey Hunsader! The first three episodes of this series involved performers that take center stage when it comes to a show. Today, we’re going behind the curtain and talking to an individual that makes everything happen far beyond the curtain rising on opening night. Caskey Hunsader is a native Midwesterner that went to college for musical theater performance. He came to New York with a job lined up, and it was that job as a production assistant at Radio City Music Hall that allowed our paths to cross many years ago! Caskey’s job...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 3: Stephanie Lynne Mason, Broadway Actor + Singer, Creator of Performing Arts Industry Series Week 3: Stephanie Lynne Mason, Broadway Actor + Singer, Creator of "Cookin' With Steph: Food Is A Love Language"

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Week three of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us Broadway extraordinaire, Stephanie Lynne Mason! Stephanie toured the country in Million Dollar quartet, and she graced the Broadway stage in the revival of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish amongst many other amazing performances! Never giving up on her dreams, Stephanie talks to us about making her Broadway debut ten years after moving to New York City. During quarantine, Stephanie also created something of her own that involves cooking for a cause, "Cookin' With Steph: Food Is A Love Language". Fun fact: Stephanie and I grew up...

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Performing Arts Industry Series Week 2: Megan Levinson, Founder of Peak Performance Ready + Professional Dancer show art Performing Arts Industry Series Week 2: Megan Levinson, Founder of Peak Performance Ready + Professional Dancer

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Week 2 of the Performing Arts Industry Series brings us the Founder of Peak Performance Ready, National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer, Professional Dancer and Radio City Rockette, Megan Levinson! Megan and I performed together for many years, I was extremely excited to sit down and talk to her about all things dance as well as her life outside of performing. You’ll hear in our conversation how Megan's passion for psychology has helped her to find a mindset that allows her to stay present in both high-pressure situations when performing as well as every day life. Megan...

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As the founder of Bridesmaid For Hire, Author, and Podcaster, Jen Glantz has truly created her own normal. In 2013, Jen published her first book, “All My Friends Are Engaged,” which went on to become an Amazon best seller. In 2014, she published a Craigslist ad as a bridesmaid-for-hire that went viral. Jen later turned this idea into her company where she was, and is still currently — a bridesmaid for hire. Since then, she’s written a memoir, “Always A Bridesmaid (For Hire)", and she’s been published in over 125 different publications from Today.com to the New York Times and Glamour Magazine. Jen recently got engaged and is allowing her community to plan her wedding! You can find her over at the “You’re Not Getting Any Younger” podcast as she encourages people to live life to the fullest every day. 

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