The Whole Artist (SAG-AFTRA’s Eric Chaudron and Acting & Life Coach, David Ellzey)

The Whole Artist with Courtney Rioux is a weekly podcast dedicated to inspiring artists to live their best life. Right now. You don’t have to wait.  This week, Courtney sits down to chat with Eric Chaudron, the Executive Director of SAG-AFTRA Chicago, to discuss the current state of the industry and the union’s response to COVID-19, and with David Ellzey, to show us how to focus on our breathing as a way to transform our life.

The aim of The Whole Artist with Courtney Rioux is to not just make you a better actor, but to help you live a more fulfilled life.

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Eric Chaudron:
Eric Chaudron. Photo: SAG-AFTRA

Eric Chaudron has been the Executive Director of SAG-AFTRA Chicago since 2010. He supervises the staff in an office which covers six mid-western states. In addition, he negotiates on behalf our broadcasters in Chicago and Minneapolis. He is currently the president of the Illinois Production Alliance and the Chair of the Central Regional Advisory Council of The Actors Fund. Eric also sits as President to the Kaufherr Resource Center, a training and education center for Chicago actors, performers and Broadcasters.

Stay informed on SAG’s COVID-19 response HERE.
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David Ellzey:
David Ellzey

David Ellzey has worked in the field of consciousness, emotional health, and living an awakened life for the last 30 years – as a teacher and coach for organizations and individuals. His clients range from the United Nations to the investment industry, and individuals in all challenges of life, including COVID-19. He’s one of the few global instructors of the Sedona Method, a technique for letting go and realizing our unlimited nature. He is a transformational speaker and performer at conferences and events worldwide. In addition to a thirty year successful acting career in TV, film, and on stage, David is also an accomplished author.  You can find his most recent book, The Ocean of Now, on Amazon.

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