The Party’s Just Begun

Barcelona is one of my favorite cities in the world. I first went to the Catalunyan capital when I was 16 on a summer high school program. It was my very first trip without my parents and my first time in Europe. The travel bug bit me and I’ve been hooked ever since. I went [...]

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Difficult Women

I love being an actor. I love being a queer black woman. I love that I’m a smart, kind, messy, stubborn, sensitive work in progress. Every piece of me is what makes me a compelling human and actor. But all those things that make me who I am -- my theatricality, my femininity, my blackness [...]

Here and Now

I haven’t felt moved to write on here in a while. Lack of inspiration? Exhaustion? Forgetfulness? Whatever the source, I’m here now. Life update: after four years in the Bay Area I’ve moved back to New York City. It was time. My body ached for the breakneck pace, for an unparalleled dedication to theatre, for [...]

There They Are…Baked In That Pie

I’m so blessed to have the family I have. Are we imperfect? Of course. Do we bicker? No doubt. But we are also endlessly loving. I spent Labor Day Weekend in St. Louis visiting extended family including grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins. We ate too much this weekend, celebrated no fewer than four birthdays and [...]