Where Theatremakers Can Find Inspiration When They're Stuck

Featured image by Nikhita Singhal on Unsplash As anyone will tell you, pursuing a creative career is not easy. I sometimes feel like I'm making a mistake, like I'm not cut out for this, like I'll never "make it." It is easy for me to get down on myself – I am far from where I wanted to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]