My First Book Review

I was gonna post this big entry about how I hate it when strangers tell me to smile, but no one likes to hear someone whine. So I just decided to share some quick and exciting news with y’all: I’ve expanded my writing! A little background: I’m a huge nerd nd fan of the fantasy genre. […]

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Acting With My Face

Our faces. The first things people see when they look at us (hopefully) and the mirror through which we convey our reactions to others and our emotions. As actors we rely on our faces to express joy, horror, sadness, and much more. It’s one of our essential tools. So why is it that as an actor I […]

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Part Time Jobs For Acting Aspies: Dark Times At Restaurant High

Survival jobs. Never has an adjective been so appropriate when applied to actors. While we may not like them, having a part time job is an absolute MUST for anyone looking to make it as an actor. However, one may wonder what is the ideal job for an actor with AS. Well, I’m no expert, […]

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R.I.P. Michiyo Yasuda

Once again I had to take to Twitter for ideas (I’m going to regret admitting that) and I was greeted by some sad news. Michiyo Yasuda, color designer for beloved animation studio Studio Ghibli, has passed away. Today is not going to be a typical blog post. I won’t be dishing out any advice or […]

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Aspie Recommends: Aspergirls by Rudy Simone

I am a woman. A woman who has Asperger’s. There, I said it. As I racked my noggin for inspiration for today’s post (I’m trying to write every day, a lofty goal for me), I went to the trending section of Twitter to try to find a topic. I was immediately lured to recaps of […]

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Dealing With Rejection: Let It Go

“Unfortunately, we are unable to offer you the role/audition slot at this time.” If you’ve ever heard these words, or received an email containing this statement, then congratulations, you’re an actor. Yes, a legendary part of this business is the process of rejection: of trying our damndest to out-sing and dance every person and to […]

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The ACTING Aspie: Let Me Entertain You

  I love theatre. I’ll say it again: I LOVE theatre. It’s been a huge part of my life for a long time and remains one to this day. It’s why I flew over to England to go to grad school and it’s why I schlep myself into the city at five am to sign […]

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Mid-Week Rant: Leave (Get Out)

Normally I wouldn’t post again so soon after already posting for the week (or would I? I haven’t exactly posted enough to establish a pattern yet, but I digress). However, certain happenings in my life have compelled me to put fingers to keyboard after only two days (or however many depending on when you read […]

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More on Asperger’s: You Were Born This Way, Baby

Hello and thank you for joining me after my first post. After said post, I began thinking how I could follow it up. I thought about getting all dramatic and heavy and discussing my diagnosis and the therapy and pills I’ve been through, but who wants to hear about that? Plus, if you want to […]

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My First Post: Here I Go, And There’s No Turning Back…

When I first got the idea to create this blog a few weeks ago, I honestly never believed I’d get to this point. Usually when I get a big, creative idea, it flitters around in my brain for a bit, then it dissolves when something else catches my interest (that something usually being the latest […]

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