Headphones

If you’ve seen a piece of media set in the present day which features an autistic character, chances are they’ll be wearing a pair of large, ear covering headphones. And while there are a lot of things shows and movies nowadays get wrong about autism, this is actually one of the things they get right. […]

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(Re)Opening Up

To be perfectly honest, I never make any kind of political posts or engage in any kind of debate on such topics on social media. Part of this is due to my (admittedly cowardly) fear of alienating people, but truthfully it’s really because I prefer to have such discussions face to face and looking people […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day (or belated Mother’s Day, depending on when you’re reading this)! In honor of today, I’ve decided to write a quick post about my mom and what she’s done for and means to me. As an only child, I’ve always been very close to my parents; even before the pandemic started, I always […]

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To My Commonweal Friends and Family

For those of you who are coming to this blog via the Commonweal’s Facebook post, welcome! To everyone else, welcome back!   Most Commonweal patrons know me for my roles onstage such as Molly in Peter and the Starcatcher, Gabriella in Boeing Boeing, or Mina in Dracula: Prince of Blood, among others. They may also […]

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The Scramble to Succeed

As most people know, it’s a brutal battle trying to make it in the entertainment industry. With so many hopefuls longing to fulfill their dreams of being on the stage and screen and only so many jobs to go around, they are far more likely to have more lows than highs in their pursuits. And […]

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My Quarantine Playlist

Music is a magical thing: it can invoke memories, affect moods and tell stories. For me, music has been a part of my life since the beginning, as both of my parents were involved in musical theatre and they brought me to see their numerous productions (just for the record, my favorite one is Mame). […]

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Gratitude

As some of you may know, I’ve been a huge video game fan for most of my life (much to the chagrin of my parents). My personal favorite series of all time is The Legend of Zelda, an adventure series that I remember being one of the first games I ever played (the specific game […]

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Daily Routines

I recently downloaded an app called Streaks. In it, you can list goals and activities you want to try to accomplish every day, and the app will keep track of how many days you do them, hence the streaks (in case anybody thought the app was about putting streaks in your hair). Before all the […]

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The Return of the Acting Aspie

It’s a little hard to believe that the last time I wrote a blog post was three years ago (it really isn’t, since I have a nasty habit of starting projects and then abandoning them, but that’s beside the point). Looking back on that time of my life, I’m a little in awe of how […]

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The Savage Forensicator

Story time! Now this has nothing to do with acting, however I’m sure you can find a parallel in there somewhere. So back in high school, I used to do something called Forensics. Now this is not, as most assume, the brand of science made popular by shows like CSI and NCIS where investigators use […]

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