Ashley Loren is currently the standby for Satine in Moulin Rouge! The Musical! She has worked with artists such as Kathleen Marshall, Bono of U2, and Yoko Ono; and has sung backup for artists like Carly Rae Jensen, Melissa Etheridge and Iggy Azalea. She made her Broadway debut in the revival of Jekyll and Hyde, and followed it up with the national tour. You may have seen her on American Idol season 8, or season two of NBC’s This is Us. She currently has a film in post production called Be The Light.
Many performers experience anxiety, depression, or both. Justin sits down with licensed psychotherapist Rachel Wright to discuss mental health, being vulnerable, and acting sexy. Rachel Wright is a licensed psychotherapist, educator, speaker, writer, and the co-founder of the Wright Wellness Center.
Do auditions give you anxiety? Justin chats with Elizabeth Ho about combating panic by staying grounded, staying present, and channeling Kathy Bates.
Justin Guarini’s robust performance career launched with the first season of American Idol in 2002, performing alongside Kelly Clarkson. His stage and screen appearances since then include Broadway productions of American Idiot, Romeo and Juliet, Wicked, and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Justin has hosted shows shows like Idol Wrap and Idol Tonight along with live events for the TV Guide Network, the Oscars, the Emmys, and the Grammys. He continues to reprise his role as the lovable Lil’ Sweet in commercials for Diet Dr. Pepper while branching out into the new world of podcasting, book writing, and audition coaching.
Have you ever dreamed of being on American Idol? Justin got his start with the reality juggernaut, so its Executive Producer Megan Michaels stops by to discuss what makes a standout performer and just how easy it is to audition.