Stage Door Confessional: The Inspirations

Who inspires you? Host Thalia Kane speaks with Stevie Joffe (Canadian Stage; lead singer of Birds of Bellwoods), Kaylee Harwood (Beautiful, national tour; Jesus Christ Superstar, Broadway), and Jacob James (Stratford Festival) about the artists who have had a huge impact on their lives and careers.

Have you missed earlier episodes of Stage Door Confessional episodes? Click the links below to listen.

In episode 1, Kaylee Harwood, Andrew Lawrie, and Tess Benger tell stories about being understudies.

In episode 2, Stevie Joffe, Alex Furber, and Harriet Gratian talk about unpredictable moments they’ve faced during performances

In episode 3, Alex Furber, Jonas Widdifield, and Jacob James talk about awkward moments—involving beer, pot, blood, and more.

In episode 4, Andrew Lawrie, Jessica McGann, Harriet Gratian, and Alex Furber talk about the moments things go awry, including both pants and puppets falling apart.

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Thalia is an actor, dancer, musician, and art enthusiast who grew up in the Maritimes and Ecuador. She enjoys vegan cooking, yoga, travelling, records, bridges, typewriters, and nice scotch. When she isn’t in a theatre or taking care of actors’ children, she can be found wandering the streets of Toronto with small instruments.

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Kelly is a Toronto actor, music-maker, and storyteller. She is in an-all female folk trio called Lunar Bloom and is part of Glamour Cuts, a group of actors turned filmmakers. She enjoys yoga, talking on the phone, and tea.