Performing Arts

Weekly conversations and insights on the fine line between setback and success in the performing arts. Fellow creatives share their own journey as artists and the lessons learned along the way with host Patrick Oliver Jones, an actor who knows first-hand the ups and downs we all face.

October 9, 2019

Bret Shuford - Broadway Actor and Life Coach on Being Sober and Dealing with Our Inner Critic

Bret Shuford has dedicated his life to creating theatre. Most recently, he played Robbie in Cirque Du Soleil’s Paramour. Other credits include Broadway shows, national tours, and principal roles in feature films; including Martin Scorsese's The Wolf Of Wall Street.  

As the Broadway Life Coach, Bret helps people find their full potential, get clear about their purpose, and create balance and self-confidence.

He also gives us all a chance to be a part of his FIVE-DAY BALANCE ON BROADWAY CHALLENGE. Click here to sign up.

I also mentioned my blog post on Dealing with Our Own Inner Critic.

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