The Nourished Actor Podcast

The Nourished Actor Podcast

www.dionnaeshleman.com
The Nourished Actor Podcast is all about how to nourish your mind, body, or career as a performer, artist, freelancer, or anything in between!


23- Justina Ercole, Actor, Choreographer, and Fitness Instructor
Aug 19 • 54 min
In this episode, Dionna interviews Justina Ercole. Justina is an actor, choreographer, and fitness instructor based in NYC. She talks about her acting journey, earning her equity card, balancing multiple side jobs (all of which she loves!) and start…
22- It’s OK To Not Be Ready
Aug 6 • 14 min
In this solo episode, Dionna talks about preparing for an audition and deciding in the end to wait this one out. This mindset episode focuses on giving yourself grace, being okay with not being ready, and how sometimes we need more time than we thin…
21- Sarah Wussow, Music Director, Teacher, and Accompanist
Jul 29 • 47 min
In this interview, Dionna talks with music director and friend, Sarah Wussow. Sarah started her career in music education and after a life-changing internship at PCPA, she transitioned to full…
20- Know Your Strengths
Jul 22 • 22 min
In this mindset episode, Dionna discusses why it might be a good idea to “challenge yourself” and how to find your strengths and use them to the fullest. Please rate/review on iTunes and subscribe to the podcast if you haven’t already.To…
19- Tamara Eshleman, Creative Mama, Baking Badass, and Philanthropist
Jul 17 • 57 min
In this episode, Dionna interviews here real-life mama, Tamara Eshleman about raising and encouraging creative children (she has 3!), being a creative entrepreneur, and how she gives back to kiddos in need. Make sure to listen through to the end for…
Ep.18- These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
Jul 8 • 39 min
Spoiler Alert- Sound of Music is not one of them!In this episode, Dionna talks all about the things she is digging right now, from her awesome CSA to her upcoming travels, and her favorite shows on HBO, like Barry and Big Little Lies.
Ep 17- Edward Mawere, Actor Anywhere and Everywhere Part 2
Jun 24 • 47 min
In Part 2 of this episode, Dionna finishes interviewing friend and colleague Edward Mawere about his journey as an actor in 4 different cities and markets. This episode was so full and packed with info that we split it into two parts. Make sure to c…
16- Edward Mawere, Actor Anywhere and Everywhere Part 1
Jun 24 • 45 min
In Part 1 of this episode, Dionna talks to friend and colleague Edward Mawere about his journey as an actor in 4 different cities and markets. This episode was so full and packed with info that we split it into two parts. Make sure to catch Part 2 t…
15- Making Money Honey! Side Jobs and Hustles for Creatives
Jun 17 • 30 min
On this week’s podcast, Dionna talks solo all about different ways artists can make money honey! She talks about side jobs and hustles that are flexible, creatively stimulating, and out of the box!To follow Dionna, find her at
14- Lexie Coulum, Photographer, Retoucher, Artist
Jun 10 • 49 min
This week Dionna is interviewing Lexie Coulum. Lexie is a young, inspiring photographer and artist. She currently has been working professionally as a retoucher while exploring and expanding her craft post college. This episode is full of lessons ab…
Ep.13- Checking In and Looking Forward to New Opportunities
Jun 4 • 33 min
This episode is all about catching up and talking about new opportunities!As always, thanks for listening! Rate/Review/Subscribe and Share with a friend! For more about Dionna, follow her on Instagram
12- Noelle Diane Johnson, Stage Manager, Creative Facilitator, and Wellness Seeker
May 27 • 66 min
In this interview, Dionna speaks with Noelle Diane Johnson, a Philadelphia based stage manager, creative facilitator, and wellness seeker! Noelle talks about her personal story which includes taking a step away from theater to work on herself and ho…
11- Creating Your Support System
May 20 • 43 min
In this episode, Dionna discusses putting yourself out there, meeting new people (aka networking), and creating an ever important support system.To follow Dionna, find her at www.dionnaeshleman.com …
Ep 10.- Scott Duell, Actor, Singer, Pie Maker
May 13 • 54 min
In this episode, Dionna talks to fellow actor and friend Scott Duell about children’s theater, the importance of hobbies, and the 4Ps you should consider when accepting a job.To follow Scott, find him at w…
9- Invest in Yourself
May 6 • 32 min
In this episode, Dionna talks all about simple ways to invest in your mind/body/career regardless of your budget!Thanks for listening! If you liked the show, please rate/review/subscribe! It really helps get the podcast out there!
8- Kismet, The Derek Herman Story
Apr 29 • 69 min
This week Dionna interviews Derek Herman, and actor and teaching artist living in Brooklyn. Derek is passionate about self care, fitness, and mindfulness. He also discusses why he decided to leave Chicago to move to New York and why it is so importa…
7- Travel Hacks, Eating Healthy on the Road
Apr 15 • 40 min
Artist, Creative, Freelancer, Tour, Travel, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Wellness
6- Elena Eshleman, Photographer, Producer, Writer, And My Little Sis
Apr 8 • 51 min
On today’s episode, Dionna interviews her amazing little sister Elena, who is so much more than just that. Elena started her creative pursuits in photography and now works as a producing content coordinator at DevaCurl, a big name in the haircare wo…
5- That Self Care Shit
Apr 1 • 25 min
In this episode, Dionna dives into all that is self care and why the hell it has blown up in the health and wellness space. Surprisingly, there is some validity to this trend, though no bubble baths are necessary.
4- Calvin Atkinson, Director, Choreographer, Producer, and Creative
Mar 18 • 43 min
In this episode, I interview one of my dearest friends and colleagues, Calvin Atkinson. Calvin wear many hats however he considers himself a director/choreographer first and foremost. We talk about why Calvin finds the classics so compelling, how he…
Ep.3- Have a Passion Project
Mar 11 • 27 min
In this episode, Dionna talks about why it’s important to get dressed even on your days off and why a passion project is necessary for everyone, especially creatives.
1- Welcome/Find Your Work Flow
Mar 3 • 24 min
Welcome to the first episode of The Nourished Actor Podcast. In this solo episode, Dionna talks all about why she started The Nourished Actor Podcast and how she hopes to help artists, creatives, and freelancers live their happiest lives. Dionna als…
2- Becky Whitcomb, Actress, Singer, World Traveler!
Mar 3 • 60 min
Guest Interview with Becky Whitcomb