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S2-E103 Emma Berman

S2-E103 Emma Berman

July 16, 2021

7/14/2021 We were very fortunate to have voiceover artist/actress Emma Berman join Mike and cohost, actress Taylor Paige Henderson join us on ConversationsRadio Ep.103! Emma stars as the voice of 'Giulia Marcovaldo' in Disney Pixar's 'Luca' and has been on cloud nine since booking this dream role. Directed by Enrico Casarosa, this animated feature is set on the Italian Riviera in Portoroso. Sea monsters , Vespas, pasta and more, Luca is amazing and is currently streaming on DisneyPlus. Look for it on Blu-Ray and digital release August 3rd, 2021!

Emma, born and raised in San Francisco, has embraced the arts and remained active in the Bay Area musical theatre community. Her resume' is impressive and Berman always wows her audience when she's on stage.

In additional to her role in 'Luca' Emma Berman's early credits include voiceover work for a number of Leapfrog educational products. She is also the voice of 'Winifred Wings' in Netflix's 'Go! Go! Carson' - an animated series based on the VTECH toy line.

Emma has projects in the works and is well on her way to a wonderful voiceover arts career. Her homepage is www.emmajberman.com/

You can follow Emma Berman on Instgram @EmmaJBerman

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S2-E102 Rylee Alazraqui & Carlos Alazraqui

S2-E102 Rylee Alazraqui & Carlos Alazraqui

July 3, 2021

6/30/2021 Mike and cohost, voiceover artist Jet Walker talked voiceover and
with voiceover artists Rylee Alazraqui and her dad - legendary voiceover artist and actor Carlos Alazraqui. Rylee is the voice of 'Rok-Tak on Nickelodeon's
'Star Trek:  Prodigy' coming soon to Paramount Plus. She is also voicing role on 'Puppy Dog Pals' 'Doug Unplugger' 'Summer Camp Island' and 'Doc McStuffins'

Carlos Alazraqui - known for being the voice of 'Gidget' the Taco Bell Chihuahua, has many voice credits - including 'Fairly Odd Parents' 'Family Guy' Disney's 'Planes' 'The Loud House' and is a series regular on 'Reno 911!'
You can check out more on his homepage carlosalazraqui.com/

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S2-E101 Esabella Karena Strickland

S2-E101 Esabella Karena Strickland

June 19, 2021

(6/16/2021) Mike and cohost, Canadian actress Madison Brydges welcomed Canadian Actress, Writer and Filmmaker Esabella Karena Strickland to ConversationsRadio!

Esabella A.K. Strickland is a Multi Award-Winning Filmmaker and Screenwriter, Award-Winning Actress, Media Host, and Writer. Described as a "Renaissance Girl" for her multitude of talent, Esabella is also an Artist, and GenZ Influencer based out of Vancouver, BC. She is a young, raw talent who is a Neurodiverse advocate and empowering figure against bullying through the arts. At 15-years-old, Esabella is co-writer of Then and There, Here and Where - her first Young Adult Novel - published March, 2021.

Esabella’s amazing resume' includes starring roles in local indie short films Enlightenment, Things You Take, and Arthurs Gift.
She also co-wrote, co-directed, and starred in the Short Film My Red Ball and The Notebook through the Young Movie Makers Program.

Her website is www.esabellakarena.com

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S2-E100 Lili Brennan

S2-E100 Lili Brennan

June 12, 2021

6/9/2021 – Mike and cohost actress/singer Neska Rose welcomed
actress Lili Brennan - an amazing talent who has embraced the arts and is riding a wave of success. Lili currently stars as ‘Darcy Marie Jarvis’ on Nickelodeon’s comedy mocumentary ‘Drama Club’! She can also be seen in the Kid’s Jury on episodes of Nickelodeon’s ‘Unleashed.’

Lili’s resume’ speaks for itself and she has been booking almost non-stop. In addition to her work on Nickelodeon, Lili starred opposite Kevin Bacon on Amazon’s ‘I Love Dick’ and had a recurring role in episodes of the Hulu original series ‘Future Man.’ Lily also appeared on HBO’s Silicon Valley. She has also worked on a number of short films and has a background in musical theatre. Lili Brennan’s body of work shows just how versatile she is as an actress and she continues to bring that quality to every role she books.

When Lili is not in front of the camera or on stage. She’s living the dream in Southern California. She has adopted a vegetarian lifestyle because all living creatures matter, especially the unjustly vilified shark population. She's a certified scuba diver and competitive sailor and loves the water! Lili also loves to dance and perform, and in her spare time codes games, streams her gaming, and attends Astra Nova, the school originally developed by Elon Musk. An avid reader, Lili loves to write, and has designs on creating her own original content. She's an avid supporter of environmental awareness and women's and LGBTQ+ rights.

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S2-E99 Connie Jackson

S2-E99 Connie Jackson

June 6, 2021

6/4/2021, Mike Dowler and cohost, legendary bassist Leland Sklar had a wonderful time with singer/recording artist and actress Connie Jackson to episode 99 of ConversationsRadio! Connie Jackson is a singer/actress, born and raised on the South Side of Chicago. The youngest of four, Connie knew early on what she wanted to do with her life. In 1986, she packed up her car and moved cross-country to Los Angeles, where she has resided ever since.

Although Connie’s primary focus is acting, her career started with singing. Within months of settling in Los Angeles, she was hired by legendary choreographer, Michael Peters, for the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of the Michael Bennett production of "Dreamgirls" at the Ambassador Theatre in 1987.

Connie is proud and thrilled about releasing her very first single 'THIS DAY' featuring Terry Wollman on July 16th! Connie's career highlight are many. She has toured and recorded with pop music icon, Phil Collins, on the Finally…the First Farewell Tour, and the “Going Back” tour. 2015, Connie also toured briefly with Eagles guitarist  Joe Walsh. Connie has performed on numerous special events for artists including, Patti Austin, Faith Hill, Michael McDonald, kd Lang, Seal, and many more. A bucket list moment was singing with Barbra Streisand at the Grammys, and MusiCares Person of the Year.

For over nine seasons, Connie has been a recurring guest star on NCIS as Elaine. Other television credits include, How To Get Away With Murder, Why Women Kill, and 9-1-1. You may also recognize her from countless television commercials.  She is also the voice of Mariah Carey's Grandma Lucy in the animated movie,
All I Want For Christmas Is You.

Connie's career highlight are many. She has toured and recorded with pop music icon, Phil Collins, on the Finally…the First Farewell Tour, and the “Going Back” tour. 2015, Connie also toured briefly with Eagles guitarist  Joe Walsh. Connie has performed on numerous special events for artists including, Patti Austin, Faith Hill, Michael McDonald, kd Lang, Seal, and many more. A bucket list moment was singing with Barbra Streisand at the Grammys, and MusiCares Person of the Year.

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Conversations S2-E98 Thalia Oliver

Conversations S2-E98 Thalia Oliver

May 28, 2021

5/26/2021 Mike and returning cohost, actress Erin Reese DeJarnette were joined by  actress Thalia Anne Oliver on ConversationsRadio episode 98!
Originally from San Francisco, Thalia is getting noticed in Los Angeles and has booked consistantly since arriving in Southern California. At just 9, She has already appeared in 8 short films. Thalia will soon be staring as 'Young Esther' in 
Farrow Films 'Enough of Me' and look for her in ' The Christmas Dance' - a holiday film coming soon. She has appeared in music videos including one with Gwen Steffani and has projects in the works. Thalia is a rising star and we really had a blast chatting with her about life in LA, being a working actress and her love of writing stories and creating art.

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Conversations S2-E97 Neska Rose

Conversations S2-E97 Neska Rose

May 16, 2021

5/12/2021 A wonderful chat with actress & singer songwriter Neska Rose. Neska joined Mike and returning cohost, actress/singer songwriter Trinity Rose to talk about her move from Israel to LA, her role as 'Gertie' on Nickelodeon's
'Drama Club' and her amazing music career. Neska's 7-song EP
'The Repel Of A Young Girl' is available on digital download platforms everywhere as well as her website www.neskarose.com

A phenominal talent all the way around and at just 15, so much more is coming!

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Conversations S2-E96 Brady Amaya

Conversations S2-E96 Brady Amaya

May 1, 2021

(4-28-2021) Actor and Award-Winning dancer Brady Amaya joined Mike and returning cohost - actress Gabriella Graves on episode 96. Brady can be seen as 'Fenton' on Nickelodeon's new comedy mocumentary Drama Club. Brady has also appeared on NBC’s ‘This Is Us’ ABC’s 'American Housewife' Foxtv's '9-1-1' HBO's ‘Westworld’ Disney’s ‘FamJam’ as well as the feature film ‘The Christmas Dance’ and more.

Brady continues to hone his craft as an actor and dancer. With projects in the works, he is getting noticed and you are going to be seeing much more of Brady Amaya.

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Conversations S2-E95 Ella West Jerrier

Conversations S2-E95 Ella West Jerrier

April 10, 2021

(4/7/21) Mike and Cohost – actress Isabella Blake-Thomas were joined by
award-winning filmmaker and actress Ella West Jerrier on Episode 95!
Ella is based in Dallas, Texas and  Known for her stellar performance as ‘Rachel’ In the Lifetime feature Terror In The Woods. She is also an award-winning filmmaker with her own production company 'Girl Boss Films'  focusing on making films that inspire and impower young women. Her work is getting noticed  at festivals everywhere. Recent films include 'The Waiting Room' 'What Are You Waiting For' and 'Wait For It' - with more on the way.

An award-winning dancer, Ella has been dancing since she was 2 and has danced competitively with dance companies since she was 4.

Ella and her family have a Dallas, TX based non-profit animal rescue.
Please support Cane Rosso Dog Rescue!
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Conversations S2-E94 Catia Ojeda

Conversations S2-E94 Catia Ojeda

March 24, 2021

(3/16/21) Mike and cohost, actress Abby Donnelly chat with actress Catia Ojeda. Catia is known for her role as Terri Quinn on Amazon Studio’s Emmy-nominated show Just Add Magic and also has a recurring guest star role on Netflix’s Malibu Rescue. Catia has appeared on Law & Order, 30 Rock, Fringe, Damages, American Housewife, Grey's Anatomy, Hawaii Five-0 and Criminal Minds and will guest star on the upcoming highly anticipated Selena: The Series for Netflix. Catia recently starred in the feature film Closure, winning Best-Actress awards from Austin Indie Fest and Marbella International Film Festival in Spain.

Her stage credits are impressive having performed in New York City and around the country, most notably starring in the Broadway National Tour of the 101 Dalmatians Musical, directed by multiple TONY Award-winner Jerry Zaks. She continues to appear on stage and was nominated for a L.A. Ovation Award for ‘Best Supporting Actress in a Play’ for her performance in Theatre Banshee’s play Brendan – a stage play by Irish-American playwright Ronan Noone.
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Conversations S2-E93 Shae Smolik

Conversations S2-E93 Shae Smolik

February 27, 2021

2/24/2021 – Mike and returning cohost, actress Ellee Jo Trowbridge welcomed the return of actress and country artist Shae Smolik to ConversationsRadio episode 93.

Shae Smolik is an award-winning actress, and Country music singer. Splitting her time between Los Angeles and Iowa, Shae is a natural. Shae has appeared and starred in movies on SyFy, Netflix, Hallmark, Lifetime, TruTv, Amazon, Apple TV and more. She has appeared on ‘Criminal Minds,’ and Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi.’ She was also cast as Gracie Hickey – one of the lead roles in the Go-90 series ‘Play By Play' - now streaming on RokuTV. She got her start as a model at just 6 years old. Soon after arriving in LA, she booked a National ‘Tide’ commercial, obtained her SAG card and was off and running - booking lead roles in short films, web series and National commercials. She starred opposite Elisabeth Röhm in her feature film debut 'Trafficked' then booked the lead role of 'Irene' in the horror/thriller 'The Hatred.' It’s all about her new EP - Don’t Take Him Down - available on all digital platforms - which she recorded in Nashville not too long ago. She has more music and a video dropping soon. Shae and Ellee know each other well and both starred on ‘Play by Play’

Follow Shae on Instagram @shaesmolik

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Conversations S2-E92 Mackenzie Hancsicsak

Conversations S2-E92 Mackenzie Hancsicsak

February 20, 2021

2/17/2021, Mike and cohost, actress Glory Joy Rose chatted with award-winning  actress Mackenzie Hancsicsak - Young Kate on NBC's 'THIS IS US' on episode 92 of ConversationsRadio. Mackenzie got her start in musical theatre. At 8, she landed the role of 'Young Kate' on her first professional audition. An amazing start.

She continues to hone her craft as an actress and voiceover actress. In addition to her award-winning role on This Is Us, Mackenzie has appeared on Sag AFTRA's 'Storytime Online' 'Gown and Out in Beverly Hills' and an episode of 'Let's Make a Deal'

In 2017, Mackenzie lent her voice talents to Disney's 'Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure' voicing a number of characters and has her sights set on booking more voiceover work.

You can follow Mackenzie on Instagram @MackenzieHancsicsak

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Conversations S2-E91 Taylor Paige Henderson

Conversations S2-E91 Taylor Paige Henderson

February 7, 2021

2/4/2021, Episode 91 features actress and voiceover artist Taylor Paige Henderson!

Taylor Paige Henderson joined Mike and cohost, actress Emma Grace Berardelli to talk about her role as the voice of 'Earwig' in 'Earwig and the Witch' - a Japanese animated feature from Studio Ghibli's famed director Hayao Miyazaki. This is Taylor's first voiceover project and she is amazing in the role. Taylor is also known for her stage roles in 'Fun Home' 'Matilda' Annie' and is slated to star  as Sarah's classmate 'Ally in the Sarah Silverman's Off Broadway production of 'The Bedwetter. Check out Taylor's homepage www.taylorpaigehenderson.com and follow her on Instagram @TaylorPaigeHenderson !

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Conversations S2-E90 Ava Bianchi

Conversations S2-E90 Ava Bianchi

January 23, 2021

1/21/2021, Mike Dowler and returning cohost, actress Bonnie Gordon
welcomed actress Ava Bianchi to ConversationsRadio episode 90.
Ava discovered her passion for the arts at a very early age getting her start in Theatre. Not so long ago, Ava performed at The Zephyr Theater on Melrose as ‘Kayla’ in the Bruce Norris  play ‘The Pain and the Itch’ – which was well received.

Ava has since appeared in national commercials and has booked numerous tv and film projects - including appearances on ‘Game Shakers’ ‘Henry Danger’ and the late-night show ‘Conan.’ She has also scored roles in ‘The Undone’ directed by Christopher Anthony Luciano and the tv Mini-Series ‘Chasing Shadows’
directed by Kaleigh Kailani as well as numerous short films too. In 2019, Ava appeared alongside Alyssa de Boiseblanc and Dakota Lotus in Trinity Rose’s music project ‘Love is the Only River.’

Look for Ava Bianchi starring opposite Rebekah Kennedy in Jennifer Goodman’s film ‘The Curse’ and  she is also set to begin work on the film ‘Hexengeddon’ written by Malcolm Harris.

You can follow Ava Bianchi on Instagram @missavabianchi
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Conversations S2-E89 Emma Grace Berardelli

Conversations S2-E89 Emma Grace Berardelli

January 16, 2021

1/14/2021, Mike and cohost, actress Lily Brooks O'Briant had a wonder time chatting with New York actress Emma Grace Berardelli on episode 89 - our first episode of 2021!

A singer, actress, dancer and bassist, Emma is pretty amazing and her talent shines in everything she does.  She began dance lessons at just 3 years old with singing and acting lessons soon after. Emma’s early training prepared her for theatre opportunities.

Emma’s first show was at Brooklyn’s award-winning Gallery Players Theater where she played the role of ‘Baby Louise’ in the musical ‘Gypsy’ – launching their 50th anniversary. Soon after, Emma Grace returned to the Gallery Players Theater to play the role of the ‘Little Girl’ in ‘RAGTIME – In pursuit of the American Dream’ and in 2017 was cast in the lead role of the musical ‘Annie.’ Emma also starred in the title role in Spotlight Repertory Theatre’s production of ‘Matilda’ in 2019.

Emma went on to play Susan Waverly in two consecutive seasons of the Broadway National Tour of Irving Berlin’s ‘White Christmas’ which was a dream come true for Emma. She has also booked regional commercials.

Emma recently participated in ‘Christmas with Arwen’ performing with a few of the brightest young stars of Broadway's biggest stage musicals singing Christmas contemporary classics virtually raising awareness for youth-oriented organizations ‘No Kids Hungry’ and ‘Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child.’ These two nationally-recognized 501(c)(3) charity organizations were carefully chosen by the stars' parents for their commitment to helping children at the community-level, through locally-delivered meals, toys and gifts.

Now 12, Emma continues to hone her craft as an actress and musician. Emma is quite the bassist. She enjoys being an active member of the Broadway Youth Ensemble (BYE), Kids of the Arts (KOTA) and the NYC Tap Crew.

You can follow Emma's career on Instagram @officialemmaberardello and check out her homepage - www.emmagraceberardelli.com

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Conversations S2-E88 Jet Walker, Soso Bianchi,   Ogie Banks and Cedric L. Williams

Conversations S2-E88 Jet Walker, Soso Bianchi, Ogie Banks and Cedric L. Williams

December 20, 2020

12/17/2020 Mike Dowler and voiceover artist Jet Walker closeout 2020 with an all-star lineup! A lively chat about all-things voiceover - featuring voiceover artists
Soso Bianchi, Cedric L. Williams and Ogie Banks from the animated series ‘Droners!’

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Conversations S2-E87 Juliet Donenfeld

Conversations S2-E87 Juliet Donenfeld

December 6, 2020

12/4/2020 Mike and cohost, actress Lily Brooks O'Briant featured
actress and voiceover artist Juliet Donenfeld on epiosde 87!

Actress Juliet Donenfeld joined Mike and cohost Lily Brooks O'Briant to chat about her career as an actress and voice artist.  Juliet stars as J.J. alongside Lily (Mandy)
on the Netflix Original series ‘The Big Show Show’ and  has appeared on 'Better Call Saul,' 'The Ranch,'Good Girls' and more.

Juliet's voiceover resume' is outstanding! You can hear her as the voice of 'Sally' on the animated series 'Pete the Cat' - streaming on - Amazon and Hulu and has voiced roles on ‘Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts,’ ‘The Loud House’ and can be heard as Lucy in the video game ‘Call of Duty:  Black Ops 4’ and numerious animated shows.
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Conversations S2-E86 Jacquelin Lorraine Schofield

Conversations S2-E86 Jacquelin Lorraine Schofield

December 6, 2020

12/3/2020 Actress Jacquelin Lorraine Schofield joined Mike and cohost actor Joey Vieira on episode 86!

Originally from New York, she came to LA in 2009 and never looked back. Jacquelin understood from the start that making it in the entertainment industry takes hard work and dedication. With determination and faith in God, she continued her training and began to book. Musical theater is her world and her training served her well. With on-stage roles in ‘Sister Act-The Musical’ ‘Bad Habits,’ her Ovation Award-Winning performance in ‘The Color Purple’ and more, Jacquelin performances have got people’s attention and she has garnered rave reviews for her stage work.

Having appeared in numerous tv and film productions, look for Jacquelin in the upcoming film opposite Vivica Fox ‘A Christmas for Mary’ – coming to the OWN network!

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Conversations S2-E85 Ellee Jo Trowbridge

Conversations S2-E85 Ellee Jo Trowbridge

November 21, 2020

11/19/2020 Ellee Jo Trowbridge, Reid Miller, Shae Smolik and Sarah Elizabeth Withers joined us on ConversationsRadio to talk about
'Play By Play' - Now on Roku!

Actress Ellee Jo Trowbridge is back for  episode 85 to chat about her role as Alex Campbell along with costars Reid Miller (Pete Hickey) Shae Smolik (Gracie Hickey) and Sarah Elizabeth Withers (Heather) on 'Play By Play.'  Originally slated to air on the Go-90 network, all three seasons of this series have been picked up by Roku! Ellee and the cast are obviously thrilled that that the series has found a new home!

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Conversations S2-E84 Shae Smolik

Conversations S2-E84 Shae Smolik

November 8, 2020

11/5/2020 - Mike and returning guest/cohost actress Ellee Jo Trowbridge were joined by actress Shae Smolik on episode 84!

An Iowa native, Shae Smolik is an award-winning actress, and Country music singer. Splitting her time between Los Angeles and Iowa, Shae is a natural.

Shae has appeared and starred in movies on SyFy, Netflix, Hallmark, Lifetime, TruTv, Amazon, Apple TV and more. She has appeared on ‘Criminal Minds,’ and Lena Waithe’s ‘The Chi.’ She was also cast as Gracie Hickey – one of the lead roles in the Go-90 series ‘Play By Play’ opposite Ellee Jo Trowbridge! Shae got her start as a model at just 6 years old. Soon after arriving in LA, she booked a Pa National ‘Tide’ commercial, obtained her SAG card and was off and running - booking lead roles in short films, web series and National commercials.

She starred opposite Elisabeth Röhm in her feature film debut 'Trafficked' then booked the lead role of 'Irene' in the horror/thriller 'The Hatred.'

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Conversations S2-E83 Alison Thornton

Conversations S2-E83 Alison Thornton

October 29, 2020

10/22/2020 - After a long hiatus, actress Conner Dwelly returns to ConversationsRadio to cohost with Mike on ep.83! We enjoyed chatting with Canadian actress and producer Alison Thornton!

Alison Thornton's entertainment career began at just 5. She discovered dance and  soon after fell in love with Musical Theatre. She knew early on that she wanted to be an actress and she has been blessed to have booked amazing projects.
Splitting her time between Los Angeles and her home in Vancouver, Alison stays busy! She is best known for her roles as Zoey on ‘Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce,  Lydia on Max Landis's 'Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency'  and Tacy Cassidy on the series 'Dare Me!'

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Conversations S2-E82 T.J. McGibbon

Conversations S2-E82 T.J. McGibbon

October 25, 2020

10/21/2020 Mike and co-host, singer/songwriter Trinity Rose welcomed back – from Ontario, Canada – actress T.J. McGibbon for episode 82. Best known for her role as a young ‘Vanya -Number 7 on Netflix’s original series ‘The Umbrella Academy,’ T.J. currently stars as ‘Emma’ opposite Robert De Niro, Christopher Walken and Uma Thurman in ‘The War with Grandpa’ Now in select theaters.

With multiple nominations, T.J. McGibbon won a Joey Award for her role as  ‘Nina’ opposite Michael Fassbender in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ She can be seen in 'The Mercer Report' 'Lucky 7' 'Warehouse 13' 'Rouge, Reign' 'Saving Hope' and the Hallmark’s 'Christmas at Cartwright’s.' Equally stellar are her roles in ‘Cardinals’ ‘The Masked Saint’ and her role as Zev’s Great Granddaughter opposite Christopher Plummer in ‘Remember.’ T.J. has voiced characters on 'Odd Squad' 'Crimson Peak' ''Super Why' 'Wishenpoof' and other animated shows!

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Conversations S2-E81 Nikki Castillo

Conversations S2-E81 Nikki Castillo

October 11, 2020

(10/8/2020) Mike and returning cohost – actress Glory Joy Rose featured actress Nikki Castillo on ConversationsRadio Ep.81!

Nikki Castillo started singing and dancing at the age of 5 and by the time she was 10, made her professional stage – appearing in such productions as ‘Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas’ at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego.  She also landed the title role in the Page-To-Stage workshop production of Tony-Award-Winners Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater’s new musical ‘The Nightingale’ at the La Jolla Playhouse in La Jolla, California. In late 2015, she booked her first TV show guest starring in season 2 of Disney’s ‘K.C. Undercover’ playing the recurring role of Akina opposite Zendaya and is also known for her recurring role as Patty Logan on the CBS’s ‘Scorpion.’ She is also a busy voice artist and has booked some animated shorts. In 2016, she booked guest starring role of ‘Malaya’ in season 3 of TNT’s ‘The Last Ship.’ You can check out her homepage www.msnikkicastillo.com

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Conversations S2-E80 Isabella Blake Thomas

Conversations S2-E80 Isabella Blake Thomas

September 27, 2020

9/24/2020, Mike and returning cohost, actress Glory Joy Rose welcomed returning guest - actress Isabella Blake Thomas to ConversationsRadio Episode 80!

Isabella always has something new happening. New projects, Life Changes and such. She has been making her mark in Hollywood both in film and on television.
She currently stars as 'January' in 'Secret Society of Second-Born Royals' Streaming on Disney+!

Isabella Blake-Thomas, now 18, landed in Los Angeles not so long ago and now calls Hermosa Beach home. She is the Daughter of producer, director and writer Elizabeth Blake-Thomas. Both enjoy working on projects together. They collaborated on the feature film ‘Pretty Outrageous’ which stars Isabella and she will soon be seen in ‘Running on Empty’.  Catch her opposite John Voight and Alexa Nisenson as a young Caroline in the film ‘Orphan Horse’

Isabella consistently books. Not too long ago, she landed the lead role of Ella in ‘Kepler’s Dream’ starring opposite Holland Taylor. She starred as young Zelena on ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ a pregnant teenager on episodes of the Showtime comedy ‘Shameless’ and booked a guest star role on Nickelodeon’s ‘Game Shakers’.

From her early beginnings in London on CBeebies children’s television show ‘The Green Balloon Club’ actress Isabella Blake-Thomas has worked hard to develop a style which is versatile. The respect she has for the craft motivates her to push the artistic envelope as an actress, writer and songwriter. Having appeared in film and tv projects both in the UK and the States, Isabella has proved herself as an established actress - having booked over 32 roles both on tv and film affording her the opportunity to work with the Best of the Best. At just 7, she appeared in the movie 'Enid' playing alongside Helena Bonham-Carter.

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Conversations S2-E79 Lily Brooks O’Briant

Conversations S2-E79 Lily Brooks O’Briant

September 21, 2020

9/17/2020, Mike and cohost, actress Glory Joy Rose welcomed Lily Brooks O'Briant to ConversationsRadio episode 79. Lily can currently be seen as ‘Mandy’ on the Netflix series Show.’ Lily can also be seen as ‘Young Dot’ in Amazon’s 'The Tick and has appeared in a number of tv shows and films. Lily Brook show business career began at 4 years old when she was asked to perform in a play. It was this opportunity that fostered her love for acting and performing. In 2015 – at just 8, Lily landed her first feature film role as ‘Carly’ opposite ‘Dolph Lundgren’ in  'Shark Lake' and has consistently booked roles in film and television. Also in 2015, she joined the cast of the US Broadway tour the musical ‘Matilda’ which played in cities across the U.S.

Originally from Memphis, TN,  Lily now calls Southern California her home. She began booking a number of short films – including the lead role in ‘Marina’ - The story of a young girl who inherits Spinal Muscular Atrophy from her mom. She received a multiple nominations and wins for her portrayal in the film.

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