The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul

The Art of Kindness with Robert Peterpaul

A star-studded podcast that aims to converse with and celebrate artists from all areas of the entertainment industry (Film, TV, Broadway etc.) that use their platform to make the world a better place. Join The AOK as we sprinkle positivity around like confetti and get to the bottom of what kindness really means. If you'd like to support us, please visit: www.buymeacoffee.com/theaok Part of the Broadway Podcast Network.

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December 6, 2021 37 min

ABC's Dancing with the Stars pro dancer Alan Bersten discusses being inspired by his season 6 partner Amanda Kloots, handling judgement on national TV, a major health scare that changed his entire life and much more.

The Minnesota native is a television personality and fitness expert, who has appeared on the hit show Dancing with the Stars for the past six seasons. He also won Dancing with the Stars juniors and was a contestant ...

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As the holidays pick up, The Art of Kindness podcast welcomes Robert's beautiful grandmas Nanny and Nonna to share stories on kindness and why everyone should be kind. Both named Ann, these incredible women grew up in NJ and later became teachers. They have a deep appreciation for the arts and all things kind.

Plus, Robert pays tribute to legendary theatre composer Stephen Sondheim (Into the Woods, Gypsy, Company, Sunday in the ...

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Happy Thanksgiving (and birthday to my mom)! We're grateful for actress Haskiri Velazquez, who talks her hit Peacock show Saved by the Bell, self-care and kindness on set, the importance of having a routine and more.

Growing up in a low-income area of Washington Heights, NY, Haskiri found her passion for entertaining at a young age. Though she had no connection or resources to follow those dreams, she had a strong belief in hers...

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Joe "Mr.D" Dombrowski talks going from teacher to comedian, the dangers of comparison, teaching kindness and more. Plus, Robert's fiancee Cassie Carroll makes a special appearance!

Joe broke the internet in 2017 with a fake spelling test that he gave to his 4th grade class as an April Fools prank. Since being launched into the spotlight with over 20 million views, Joe has been featured on shows such as The Ellen Degenere...

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Author Shelly Tygielski discusses her life-changing new book “Sit Down to Rise Up: How Radical Self-Care Can Change the World," kindness and empathy, planting "seeds" and much more.

Shelly Tygielski is also the founder of Pandemic of Love, a global, grass-roots, volunteer-led mutual aid community that has directly matched nearly to two million people since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for over $60 m...

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WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston is a champion both in the ring and in the mind. The powerhouse discusses the chain reaction of positivity, his life-changing work with UNICEF and more in this fun and inspiring chat. Spoiler alert: his sons Khi and Orion make some adorable cameos!

Kofi Kingston is powered by positivity, and he’s used it to catapult himself to new heights, including the WWE Championship. Since joining WWE in 2007, Kingston...

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina star Kiernan Shipka discusses her new podcast movie Treat (which she stars in and produces) in a spooktacular Halloween episode of The Art of Kindness. Robert also shares three exciting pieces of news and, as always, ends the episode with a practical kindness tip of the week!


Kiernan Shipka most recently played the title role of Sabrina Spellman in Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, and starred ...

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Broadway star and internationally-acclaimed opera singer Zachary James opens up about working on The Addams Family, coping with a horrific family tragedy, mental health in America and more.


Zachary James, described as a "true stage animal" by Opera News, is a globally lauded opera, concert and cabaret singer, stage and screen actor, and recording artist. Zach was named BroadwayWorld's 2010-2020 Vocalist and Performer of ...

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October 11, 2021 14 min

Halloween Giveaway #1 is LIVE: Schmackary's cookies!


The Art of Kindness podcast presents No Tricks, Only Treats: a Halloween spooktacular with Robert Peterpaul featuring giveaways, ghoulishly good interviews, and more. This week we're giving listeners a chance to win a $30 gift card from famed NYC cookie shop Schmackary's.


Enjoy this short & sweet episode, where Robert also discusses a kindness study that is sure to ...

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Disney's Halloweentown star Kimberly J. Brown kicks off the Art of Kindness podcast's No Tricks, Only Treats - a Halloween spooktacular with Robert Peterpaul featuring giveaways, ghoulishly good interviews, and more. The actress talks all things kindness, growing up in the spotlight, working with the legendary Debbie Reynolds and, of course, shares behind-the-scenes treats from the Halloweentown franchise.


While Kimberly J. ...

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Country singer Brittney Spencer talks little acts of kindness that changed the course of her career, how she recently gave back at a Cracker Barrel, Dolly Parton's influence and much more.


Brittney Spencer is a country star on the rise. The Baltimore native toured and performed as a background singer for artists like Carrie Underwood and Christopher Cross before stepping into the spotlight with her EP Compassion, which earned ra...

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Meghan Trainor returns to The Art of Kindness podcast! The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter talks about her baby Riley, incredible new projects like her podcast Workin' On It, learning kindness from her family and more.


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Jocelyn Delk Adams (TODAY, Food Network, Grandbaby Cakes) is making the world a happier place one treat at a time. The celebrity baker discusses learning kindness from her grandma in the kitchen, using fear as a motivator and much more.

Jocelyn  is the founder, author, national television personality and brand ambassador behind the award-winning cookbook Grandbaby Cakes and the food website Grandbaby-Cakes.com, which gives her famil...

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The Ellen DeGeneres Show's Kalen Allen discusses kindness in the entertainment industry, the kindest celebrities in the business, the importance of taking time for yourself, doing the work to be on the right side of history and way more.


Kalen Allen is an actor, producer, singer and TV personality. The world first fell in love with his bright personality after he went viral with his Kalen Reacts videos. In 2018, they even caught...

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Actor and activist Ronen Rubinstein (FOX's 9-1-1: Lone Star) discuss kindness in the arts, including: the importance of giving back, the ideal way to converse with people who disagree with you, why everyone needs a pet and much more. Be sure to stick around after our chat for your kindness tip of the week! 

Ronen Rubinstein currently stars alongside Rob Lowe in Ryan Murphy's groundbreaking series 9-1-1: Lone Star. You may al...

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The Art of Kindness podcast presents "Short & Sweet," a series of mini episodes featuring true stories about random acts of kindness. Tune in to hear actor, writer and host Robert Peterpaul's suspenseful story of being locked down at the dentist which resulted in a wonderful display of kindness.

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@robpeterpaul, @artofkindnesspod

Music:
"Awake" by Ricky Valadez
"Cool Vibes - Film Noire" b...

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Ilana Levine dissects kindness on Broadway, shares what she's learned from legends like Judith Light, Alan Alda and Kristin Chenoweth, and opens up about her powerful podcast Little Known Facts.


Ilana is a Broadway star best known for playing "Lucy Van Pelt" in You're A Good Man Charlie Brown. She has also starred in the Broadway productions of Jake's Women, Wrong Mountain and The Last Night Of Ballyhoo. In addit...

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Music Director and vocal coach Michael Orland talks working on American Idol, the secret to longevity in the entertainment industry, random acts of kindness and more.

Michael Orland is a music director, pianist, arranger, vocal coach, songwriter and overall champion of dreams! He's best known for serving as the Music Director and Vocal Coach on 16 seasons of American Idol. During his time on Idol he worked with countless powerho...

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Casting Director Kate Lumpkin, CSA, talks learning to be kind to yourself, honoring your unique perspective, approaching casting with kindness and so much more.

Kate Lumpkin is an NYC-based Casting Director in the Casting Society of America. She has put her midas touch on over 40 TV/film projects, including for FOX, and 80 theatrical productions, casting for theatres like The Kennedy Center, The A.R.T. and, recently, the Broadway na...

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Netflix's The Circle star Shubham Goel spreads kindness wherever he goes. We chat with Shooby about his experience in reality tv, how we can improve social media for the better, his bro for life Joey Sasso and much more.


Shubham is a cofounder at an enterprise start up and starred on the hit Netflix show The Circle. He ran for Governor of California as the youngest candidate in 2018 and is currently getting his masters in Softwa...

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