Anthony Leclair

Anthony Leclair

Author Posts & Bio


Author Since: 2013-05-30 04:45:12

Website: http://leclair-studios.com/

Bio: Anthony Leclair is a dedicated and passionate artist who has, for over ten years now, been creating in all manner of art: poetry, music, theatre, film, photography and visual art. An honours graduate of Canadore College’s Theatre Arts program, Anthony has written, produced and released one solo album (and is working on his second), has worked on a number of professional theatre and film projects in Ottawa, Toronto and Halifax, and has founded Leclair Studios: an artistic, and educational organization which has held a number of workshops and classes on Stage Combat, Acting Fundamentals, Voice, Shakespeare and more. Currently, Anthony resides in Toronto and runs both a photography and a music studio out of his apartment, plays music around town, and manages Swept.


Posts By Anthony Leclair:

Chrystyna Marie – Loaded Gun

The power of Chrystyna Marie’s voice is astounding, and unsuspecting. Always happy to cover some Canadian-born music, I’ve had the privilege of reviewing Marie’s latest EP, ‘Loaded Gun’. After working...


Bryan Deister – Spines of the Heart

Global Music Award winning, Berklee College of Music scholarship student Bryan Deister has unleashed a behemoth of an album, called ‘Spines of the Heart’. I would love to break this...


He Is Me – Drowning Man/Ocean Man

Second single from new industrial rock duo He Is Me is a two track mash up that I can surprisingly say is akin to NIN, and R.E.M. ‘Drowning Man/Ocean Man‘...


Bitter’s Kiss – My God

‘My God’ Chloe Baker of Bitter’s Kiss has an arresting voice. I dare say I’ll find time to review more of her sweet sounds but, until then, I’m looking at...


Countless Thousands – You’re Goddamn Right

Kings of Kickstarter, podcast players, devious dweebs…just some of the possible titles that could be granted to this punky, ‘enthusiastic rock’ band: Countless Thousands. I got a sneaky peak into...


Galapaghost – I Never Arrived

From New York, to Brussels, to Torino, to Texas, this album of alternative folk-rockin’, masterfully morose music is number three from Galapaghost. ‘I Never Arrived’ is an interesting twist of...


Phoebe Nir – Side Hustle

Releasing her debut EP this November, I’ve had the privilege of getting a sneak peak into this musically theatrical, Presidential Scholar: Phoebe Nir. One of True Groove Records’ all stars,...


Tumbler – Come to the Edge

Tumbler: this family/friend-founded-kitchen-jam-band has cooked up their second album ‘Come To The Edge’, pulling from their massive repertoire of jam tunes, stretching back as far as forty years. Father, vocals,...


Hopefest 2016 was indeed an absolutely fantastic journey

I could’ve spent my Labour Day weekend down at the Ex, surrounded by a mass of city dwellers and tourists, eating from a cornucopia of the world’s most typical foods,...


Your Roommate is a what!?

“Oh I heard correctly…your roommate is an escort!” Well known theatre/film veterans Katie Uhlmann, and Trish Rainone are sallying forth into the wide world of the web series with a...


The Absolute Journey to Hopefest 2016

This Labour Day Weekend, come and join the incredibly inspirational force that is Hopefest. Now in its fifth year, Hopefest’s support of SickKids is gearing towards raising funds for a...


Blackdog Ballroom

Having just finished rocking Mod Night III at Cherry Cola’s this past weekend, Blackdog Ballroom is gearing up to rock Lee’s Palace at the end of June.   Keep up...


Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On

Last night I found myself in a backyard by Carlaw and Dundas E, transported to a far away island, in the midst of the hustle and bustle of the leering...


A Moment in ‘TIME’ with Electric Ego

Perhaps not quite my favourite song by musical magician Edo Peled a.k.a Eledtric Ego, but certainly my favourite in terms of production, ‘Time’ is a beautiful ballad that pulls not only...


Those Kitties love their Diamonds and Perle

Last night I strolled on over to Revival Bar on College St, and got a chance to watch the frisky felines of Kitty Nights Toronto Burlesque play with each other,...


Blackdog Ballroom Balls Out at Cherry Cola’s

Last night I popped into Cherry Cola’s Rock ‘n’ Rolla Cabaret and Lounge, legendary Toronto sanctuary of sin. What was going down? Besides the luscious lady in the window dancing...


Poem Every Day #3 – Heat

          Heat (PED #3) Forced awake by the furnace. Still clothed and sweating. Don’t remember making the effort to fall into bed. My head hurts. The...


Les Coquettes Takeover Kitty Nights at Revival

Last night, famed burlesque company Les Coquettes pounced out of retirement to take over Kitty Nights at Revival Bar on College Street. I met my good friend, the ravishing Liv...


A Place to Find a Brief Sanctuary

Brave and young, and full of pomp and vigour, Magalie Rouillard-Bazinet has taken on a brief but fiery piece by Emil Sher, Sanctuary, with Théatre Français de Toronto. “June goes...


Lucky to Have Edo By My Side

                                      At it again, Edo Peled’s Electric Ego has pulled my heart...