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520: Celebrating Pride and Becoming Addicted To Loving Yourself – David Houle
Episode 5201st June 2022 • Life (UN)Closeted: LGBTQ & Heterosexual Coming Out Stories & Advice for coming out of life's closets! • Rick Clemons - Bold Move Expert & Coming Out Coach
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It's Pride Month and we are kicking it with a celebration and a deep dive into loving yourself in your prideful skin as an LGBTQ person - regardless of your flaws and addictioins. During this fun and deep conversation, David Houle a multidisciplinary artist shares his coming out and addiction recovery journey with ways to celebrate you and your life this pride season. Happy PRIDE everyone!

About David

From rural Loretteville, Quebec, Canada, multidisciplinary artist David Houle battled addiction for a decade; he is now motivating audiences to face their struggles and inspires them towards a path of recovery and healing. In 2019, as a guest keyboard artist and dancer with Montreal’s atypical metal band Deadly Apples, he performed at the 25th Vans Warped Tour, alongside Simple Plan, Good Charlotte and Blink 182. He also performed at the VIVO X El ROCK festival in Peru with Slipknot, The Strokes and Bullet for My Valentine and toured with Marylin Manson. Both of his parents served in the Canadian Armed Forced, and after his mother’s death in 2003, he decided to study dance full-time, later graduating from the School of Toronto Dance Theatre. In 2015 he worked alongside Cindy Lauper in the Tony Award-Winning musical Kinky Boots in Toronto. In 2020 before the global pandemic, he was set to debut the world premiere French adaptation of it in Montreal with Serge Postigo and Just for Laughs Productions. Singer/Songwriter David Houle was also the lead character for two productions of Cirque Du Soleil and a dancer for the Canadian Opera Company. He is also the choreographer for Billboard charting artist Dion Todd.

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