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The Salisha Show with Salisha Thomas
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The Salisha Show with Salisha Thomas

Host of Black Hair in the Big Leagues, Salisha Thomas is coming to you with the much anticipated, the incomparable, the senSATIONal: THE SALISHA SHOW!! Salisha sits down with people from all walks of life, from every color, shape, size, gender to talk about topics that matter and topics you didn’t know mattered.

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41: Tiffani Barbour 1776!

41: Tiffani Barbour 1776!

Tiffani Barbour from 1776!

31 mins
12/30/22
40: The Inspiring and Ever So Giving J. Daughtry!

40: The Inspiring and Ever So Giving J. Daughtry!

40: The Inspiring and Ever So Giving J. Daughtry!

39 mins
12/23/22
37: A Conversation with Will Swenson: Broadway Star

37: A Conversation with Will Swenson: Broadway Star

Will Swenson is a Broadway veteran and icon. He sits with Salisha and discusses his on-stage and off-stage life. Will appeared on Broadway in Lestat, 110 in the Shade and Brooklyn.

36 mins
4/12/22
36: Trust Your Instincts with Ashley Chiu

36: Trust Your Instincts with Ashley Chiu

Ashley Chiu is a screen and stage Actress, Singer, and Dancer. Born and raised in San Francisco, she holds a BFA in Drama from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She is seen in the hit production Once Upon A One More Time.

34 mins
4/5/22
35: Finding Love On and Off the Stage with Stephen Brower

35: Finding Love On and Off the Stage with Stephen Brower

Stephen Brower is a New York-based writer and performer. He's worked on Broadway in Anastasia and Once Upon a One More Time with Salisha. He sits with Salisha for this candid talk on all things Broadway life.

37 mins
3/29/22
34: Briga Heelan on Her Journey Back To The Musical Stage

34: Briga Heelan on Her Journey Back To The Musical Stage

Briga Heelan is an actress and comedian. She is known for her work on the sitcoms Cougar Town, Ground Floor, Undateable, Love, Great News, and B Positive. In this podcast episode, Briga sits down with Salisha Thomas after a successful run together in the hit Britney Spears inspired musical, Once Upon A One More Time.

43 mins
3/22/22
33: The Energy You Give Is the Energy You Receive with Selene Haro and Isidro Rafael

33: The Energy You Give Is the Energy You Receive with Selene Haro and Isidro Rafael

Selene Haro and Isidro Rafael are affectionately known as Selidro. They are, together, an integral part of the musical hit, Once Upon A One More Time. Growing up believing that dance classes were too expensive, Selene took a leap when she found out an audition for a junior team would be free of cost.

33 mins
3/15/22
32: The Ups and Downs of Pursuing Your Dream with Joshua Johnson

32: The Ups and Downs of Pursuing Your Dream with Joshua Johnson

Joshua Johnson is a Broadway performer currently seen in Once Upon A One More Time. He sits down with Salisha to discuss his journey into the performing world from a very young age and what it was like to get his first professional gig.

32 mins
3/8/22
31: Loving Life On and Off The Stage with Tess Soltau

31: Loving Life On and Off The Stage with Tess Soltau

TESS SOLTAU graduated from The King’s Academy in 2005 where she played numerous lead roles in the TKA Theatre Company. Tess is a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, with a BFA in Acting and Musical Theatre.

33 mins
3/1/22
30: Taking Your Rightful Place on The Great White Way with Matt Allen

30: Taking Your Rightful Place on The Great White Way with Matt Allen

Matt Allen is a veteran of the Broadway stage. His story and journey are mesmerizing and something you don't want to miss. His Broadway credits include: Escape to Margaritaville, Something Rotten, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Wedding Singer, Oklahoma!, and Annie Get Your Gun.

27 mins
2/22/22
29: Once Upon A One More Time Directors and Choreographers w Keone and Mari Madrid

29: Once Upon A One More Time Directors and Choreographers w Keone and Mari Madrid

Keone & Mari Madrid are an award-winning choreographer & director team, as well as husband, wife & parents. Their ability to tell stories through detailed choreography has permeated beyond the dance world and into theatre, music, film and online platforms.

33 mins
2/15/22
28: The Beauty of Taking Ownership of Your Life with Belinda Allyn

28: The Beauty of Taking Ownership of Your Life with Belinda Allyn

Belinda Allyn is a Broadway actress and singer. She graduated from Oklahoma City University with a degree in Music Theatre where she studied voice with Frank Ragsdale.

35 mins
2/8/22
27: The Power of Slowing Down with Diana Vaden

27: The Power of Slowing Down with Diana Vaden

Diana Vaden is a New York artist, innovator, and creative. She has appeared on Broadway and is currently performing in Once Upon A One More Time.

34 mins
2/1/22
26: Life on Stage: Living A Life of Passion with Matthew Tiberi

26: Life on Stage: Living A Life of Passion with Matthew Tiberi

Join Salisha and her guest, Matthew Tiberi, as they discuss life in the theater. Matthew is a swing in the current production of Once Upon A One More Time. Matthew Tiberi made his Broadway debut as a swing in Finding Neverland in 2015.

33 mins
1/25/22
25: From Laughter and Humor to The Broadway Stage with Brooke Dillman

25: From Laughter and Humor to The Broadway Stage with Brooke Dillman

Brooke Dillman is an American actress and a comedian who was born and brought up in Kansas City, Missouri. She is known for Wrecked (2016), Superbad (2007), and Bob’s Burgers (2011).

31 mins
1/18/22
24: Gaining Confidence on Stage and In Life with Amy Hillner Larsen

24: Gaining Confidence on Stage and In Life with Amy Hillner Larsen

A Chat with Amy Hillner Larsen. Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have Amy Larsen in our show. She is from New York and is married to Kevin Larsen.

30 mins
1/11/22
23: Living in Abundance with MiMi Scardulla (Backstage at the Britney Musical)

23: Living in Abundance with MiMi Scardulla (Backstage at the Britney Musical)

Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have MiMi Scardulla in our show. MiMi is a performer originally from Louisiana. She has been seen Off-Broadway in Gigantic, We are the Tigers, and on Kristin Chenoweth's For the Girls.

31 mins
1/4/22
22: Raymond J Lee: A Backstage Conversation with a Working TV, Voiceover and Broadway Star

22: Raymond J Lee: A Backstage Conversation with a Working TV, Voiceover and Broadway Star

Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Today we are excited to have Raymond J. Lee on our show. Ray is an actor/singer who resides and works from New York City. He has appeared on Broadway, television, film, and voiceovers.

18 mins
12/28/21
21: From West Side Story to the Broadway Stage with Jennifer Florentino

21: From West Side Story to the Broadway Stage with Jennifer Florentino

Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Jeniffer Florentino joins me in this wonderful episode as we chat about Spielberg’s West Side Story. West Side Story is an American musical drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.

28 mins
12/21/21
20: The Wonder Weirs: Big-Dreaming Broadway-Bound 8 Year Old Sisters

20: The Wonder Weirs: Big-Dreaming Broadway-Bound 8 Year Old Sisters

Join another conversation of The Salisha Show with your favorite host, Salisha Thomas. Mila Weir and Adrianna Weir, two sweet kids, join me in this exciting episode. They are actors, models, competitive dancers, and sisters.

17 mins
12/14/21
19: Backstage at the Britney Musical: An Entire Season with the Cast and Crew

19: Backstage at the Britney Musical: An Entire Season with the Cast and Crew

Season Two of The Salisha Show will be dedicated to Once Upon A One More Time, the Broadway musical inspired by the music of Britney Spears. Salisha is currently in rehearsals for that show and will welcome as her guest for each episode a cast or crew member from the anticipated musical!

11 mins
12/7/21
18: Trevor The Musical Producers Open Up About Life Behind The Musical

18: Trevor The Musical Producers Open Up About Life Behind The Musical

On today’s episode of The Salisha Show, host Salisha Thomas sits down with two of the producers of the new off-Broadway show Trevor the Musical: Josie Bray and John Ambrosino. John and Josie recall transitioning from artists to producers and how they became a business partnership in addition to lifelong friends.

39 mins
11/30/21
17: Friends, Leadership, and Broadway with Sara Sheperd and Sara King

17: Friends, Leadership, and Broadway with Sara Sheperd and Sara King

Sara Sheperd and Sara King were there. As two of the original cast members in the Broadway smash hit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, they were both there the day Salisha made her broadway debut on that stage.

24 mins
11/23/21
16: Allowing Yourself to Live Your Absolute Best Life

16: Allowing Yourself to Live Your Absolute Best Life

Of all the people who have ever been born, less than one percent have a natural talent for doing what they do more effectively and creatively than others. The other ninety-nine percent of the people either have to learn their habits from someone else or develop them through trial and error.

31 mins
11/16/21
15: Living As Your True Self and Getting It All Done with Gabrielle Elisabeth

15: Living As Your True Self and Getting It All Done with Gabrielle Elisabeth

It is very important to be yourself, especially in a world where everybody wants to be someone else. Being authentic to yourself involves three key facts- knowing yourself, being yourself, and sharing yourself. Once you know yourself, you will be unstoppable even in the face of adversity.

42 mins
11/9/21
14: Learning To Ask For What You're Worth with Andrew Weiss

14: Learning To Ask For What You're Worth with Andrew Weiss

Sometimes when your gut tells you that something is what you need to be doing or is where you need to be going, it will not make sense to anybody else. It’s important to listen to your intuition, follow what your gut is telling you, and act on it.

36 mins
11/2/21
13: Black Art Matters: Speaking Out Against Your Convictions with Chester Gregory

13: Black Art Matters: Speaking Out Against Your Convictions with Chester Gregory

We have the power to stand for what matters to us and others. But sometimes, it’s easy to stay quiet and not say anything even when we ought to. Everybody’s convictions are different, but you’ve got to stick with yours.

30 mins
10/19/21
12: Don't Be Better: Be Different and Be Unforgettable

12: Don't Be Better: Be Different and Be Unforgettable

Nyla Watson is a dedicated actor, concert artist, voice coach, and competition singer in the New York City community. She is also the founder of Queen Nyla Studios, a progress-driven studio for those committed to being lifelong students and growing in their art.

45 mins
10/12/21
11: Finding Your Way Through The Eyes of God with Christian David

11: Finding Your Way Through The Eyes of God with Christian David

In this episode, our guest is Christian David. He is an award-winning gospel artist, musical theater actor, and playwright. Today, he will talk with us about his first ever experience in Broadway and New York.

37 mins
10/5/21
10: How This New Mom Found The Answers To Life and Business

10: How This New Mom Found The Answers To Life and Business

In this episode, we have invited Tia DeShazor. She is an actor, producer, coach, writer, and co-founder of BOLD, a network for black women creatives. She actively creates change on the stage and develops new projects as a lyricist in the Advanced BMI- Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop.

42 mins
9/28/21
09: Find Worthiness Within Yourself First So Your Work Shines

09: Find Worthiness Within Yourself First So Your Work Shines

Featured on today’s episode, host Salisha interviews Rachel Josefina and Susanne Puerschel. Rachel Josefina has a podcast called Mindset in the Making. She was on Susanne’s podcast and it was divine timing that they met each other and became business partners.

45 mins
9/21/21
08: How To Make Broadway Dreams Come True When The Sky's The Limit

08: How To Make Broadway Dreams Come True When The Sky's The Limit

Featured on today’s episode, host Salisha chats with E. Clayton Cornelious who is a Pittsburgh native and a 22-year Broadway veteran. He recently received the, "Legacy Robe" for his role in the Broadway hit, Ain't Too Proud: The Life and Times of the Temptations.

34 mins
9/14/21
07: Allow Space To Show Up Emotionally and Physically with Olivia Daniels

07: Allow Space To Show Up Emotionally and Physically with Olivia Daniels

Featured on today’s episode, Salisha interviews the founder of Artists in Residence, Olivia Daniels. Olivia Daniels is a Canadian performer, director, educator, and theatre artist.

24 mins
9/7/21
06: Claiming and Owning Your Identity with World-renowned Soprano Julia Bullock

06: Claiming and Owning Your Identity with World-renowned Soprano Julia Bullock

Featured on today's episode, Salisha chats with classical performer who performed all over the world, artist resident at the Met at San Francisco Symphony, Grammy-nominated and has a heart for social activism, world-renowned soprano Julia Bullock.

45 mins
8/31/21
05: Salisha Reunites with her Trevor The Musical Cast

05: Salisha Reunites with her Trevor The Musical Cast

Featured on today’s episode, Salisha chats with Isabel Kaegi, Eli Tokash (who played Trevor in the musical), Justin O'Brien and Jhardon DiShon Milton.

30 mins
8/24/21
04: The Seemingly Little Moments of Passion That Create Dreams with Dominic Grijalva

04: The Seemingly Little Moments of Passion That Create Dreams with Dominic Grijalva

Featured on today’s episode is a professional graphic designer turned singer and songwriter, Dominic Grijalva. He is working for a decade as the Chief Design Officer in an indie record label based in New York and Seattle.

29 mins
8/17/21
03: How To Take Your Entrepreneurial Vision and Make It Real with Nikki Nash

03: How To Take Your Entrepreneurial Vision and Make It Real with Nikki Nash

Featured on today’s episode Salisha chats with Market your Genius author and podcast host, Nikki Nash. Nikki shares her journey of starting her own business where she tells people that they must have some blissful or naive optimism that it's going to work out.

39 mins
8/10/21
02: Living Your Confident Dreams On and Off Stage with Abby Mueller

02: Living Your Confident Dreams On and Off Stage with Abby Mueller

Featured on today’s episode Salisha chats with Broadway musical actor Abby Mueller. Abby stars as Jane Seymour in the blockbuster hit Six, the musical. Abby shares several choice moments when she had to perform sick and what goes through her mind to where she can relax and doesn't change the quality of her performance.

45 mins
8/10/21
01: Standing Up For The Truth with Karen Olivo

01: Standing Up For The Truth with Karen Olivo

Featured on today’s episode Salisha chats with Tony award winner, Karen Olivo. Karen tells about her take in an article where she said that being a domestic abuse survivor she is compelled to do something that it all just felt necessary for her to exist.

27 mins
8/10/21
The Salisha Show is coming YOUR Way: Trailer

The Salisha Show is coming YOUR Way: Trailer

Are you ready for The Salisha Show? It's coming your way August 10, 2021 everywhere you listen to podcasts. Hosted by Broadway star Salisha Thomas, each episode brings you great conversations with great people.

1 min
7/29/21

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