Two years ago, a very scared, small, worn down version of myself sobbed in a bathroom stall. This was after I’d performed in, what I was told, one of the biggest opportunities of my young (not yet even started) career.
Whenever we perform, we are providing a service whether it be to simply entertain or to provoke and ignite discussion. Performing for the elderly is simply taking that next step in the art-form of giving.
“From the moment I decided I wanted to act in the fifth grade until my graduation from theatre school twelve years later, I never had the opportunity to play a character that was written for someone who looks like me.”