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Latest Episodes on Melting Pot
Living on Purpose: Transforming lives with Patrick Manifold
Meet Patrick Manifold - Athlete, Entrepreneur, Inspirational Author. From college basketball fame to going pro across Europe his journey is a slam dunk of determination, he's a true globe-trotter of dreams. Now in Atlantic Canada, he's a loving husband, father, and entrepreneur on a mission to inspire through books, speaking, and more. Tune in as we explore his journey from professional sports to life transformation, inspiring countless others to 'Create A Life They Love' with our host Payal Nayar. Episodes streaming on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music.
The Pursuit of Happiness with Ms. Tonya: Empowering Women's Dreams
Ms. Tonya – A dancer, producer, actress, and mindset coach, all in one extraordinary package. Her story began with a passion for dance at age 6, which ignited her path to Hollywood's vibrant entertainment scene. From producing a thrilling Dance Theater show to working with big names like The Food Network and Discovery Plus, Ms. Tonya's journey is a true testament to creativity and empowerment. Tune in as we dive into her story of artistic prowess, resilience, and unwavering dedication to empowering women's dreams with our host Payal Nayar. Episodes streaming on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music. Link in bio!
Harmonies of the Heart: The Musical Odyssey of Sarah Elizabeth Charles
With accolades from the industry's finest and performances at iconic venues worldwide, Sarah's music transcends boundaries and captivates hearts. But her artistry goes beyond the spotlight, as she shares her profound knowledge as an educator and advocate for social change. Tune in to witness the journey of beautiful melodies that touch your heart and the passion that drives Sarah's unique musical path with our host Payal Nayar. Episodes streaming on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music. Link in bio!
From Passion to Progress: Felipe Simi's Artful Journey as an LGBTQIA Advocate
Get ready to witness the extraordinary story of Felipe Simi, the visionary founder, CEO, and Creative Chairman of SOKO. With an illustrious background spanning global corporations like Hershey's and Unilever, Felipe ventured into the realm of local agencies as a creative director before embarking on an incredible mission. Driven by a desire for change, he established SOKO to foster a more inclusive and purposeful advertising industry, free from toxicity. As an LGBTQ+ activist and recognized TEDx speaker, Felipe's dedication to amplifying underrepresented groups has earned him the title of Brazil's #1 most admired advertising executive. With honors including the Brazilian Marketing Hall of Fame and prestigious Cannes Lions and The One Show jury memberships, Felipe is renowned as one of Wired Magazine's 50 most creative people in Brazil. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring journey as we uncover the visionary mind behind SOKO and his unwavering commitment to diversity.
Lights, Camera & Conversations with Vessela and Stefan
Vessela Banzourkova worked as a freelance filmmaker on over 100 feature films. She's become a renowned figure in the film business over the years, working as a First Assistant Director, producer, or Line Producer on a range of projects. She is especially pleased of her contributions to a number of blockbuster films, including The Enforcer, Hellboy, The Expendables, Bricklayer, Rambo V, and many others. Working alongside stars like Antonio Banderas, Jason Statham, Silvester Stllone, Aaron Eckhart, Nicolas Cage, Gerard Butler, William Dafoe, and many more has been an honour for her. Stefan is an experienced and accomplished individual in the offshore industry, demonstrating a track record of being efficient, productive, and precise. With his strong organizational skills and keen eye for detail, he excels at effectively managing and prioritizing a significant workload. Through years of working for different employers, he has gained substantial expertise and proficiency, enabling him to thrive even in high-pressure situations. Stefan's exceptional ability to connect with people at all levels makes him an invaluable team member, fostering seamless collaboration and communication Tune in as they share insights of working with big names in the industry and their journey throughout with our host Payal Nayar. Episodes streaming on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music. Links below!
A conversation with Kate Golledge and her journey to Theatre
Join us on this episode of Melting Pot as we delve into the inspiring journey of Kate, a theatre director hailing from the United Kingdom. With a specialization in new musicals and a passion for creating engaging experiences for young audiences, Kate has established herself as a prominent figure in the world of theatre. Her close association as an Associate Artist with the esteemed Singapore Repertory Theatre has allowed her to develop and direct a diverse range of captivating children's shows over the past decade, captivating the imaginations of approximately two hundred thousand primary school-aged children. In addition to her directing prowess, Kate also lends her expertise as a dramaturg and development consultant, particularly in the realm of new British musicals. Her invaluable contributions to shaping and refining original works have made her a sought-after collaborator in the industry. Notably, Kate is an esteemed member of SDUK (Stage Directors UK), further solidifying her position as a respected professional in the field. Tune in to Melting Pot to gain insight into Kate's remarkable journey in the theatre world, as she shares her experiences, challenges, and triumphs along the way.
Engaging in the worlds of Pure Space with Rahul Inamdar
Rahul Inamdar, a self-taught artist, works with oil on canvas, sometimes laying substantial quantities of oil colour on prepared canvas with brushes, rollers and even rolling pins, while utilising charcoal for lines and textures. Rahul Inamdar orchestrates minimum techniques to portray a range of emotions. Inamdar's creative method entails an internal search and the elimination of formal parts of memory in order to distil the essence of sensory elements into line, mass, and colour. Wordless thinking transforms into colour masses, propelling the spectator on a sensual creative trip. Tune in he shares insights about his minimalistic approach onto his works with our host Payal Nayar. Episodes streaming on Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts, and Amazon Music.
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