Know Your Politics

TODAY’S TIP: Know your politics BLOG WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN in 2017 (so some references to …

Healthy Lists

Pause those TO-DO lists. Written December 2017, but relevant every year! First thing for the …

Alva Rogers in Daughters of the Dust, directed by Julie Dash (1992)
What inspires you? (in times of conflict)

What inspires you in times of conflict?   I am moving forward… are you? My …

Develop your Philosophy

We were in the Alumni Gym last night, working hard and thinking DEEPLY about acting …

Are you risky ENOUGH?

Being an Artist is a daredevil business.   You take risks every single day. You …

Believe That Art Matters

  This is what I woke up thinking about…¬†Paris happened. Lebanon happened. Syria happened. Lots …

Taking Creative Control

The question of the day seems to be from all actors, “When I’m feeling stuck, …

Making Clearings in the Forest

It’s Earth Day!   It seems fitting to connect my recent Nature experience to the …

Crayons, film still from Shoplifters (2018)
When I get bummed out, I use crayons.

I’ll admit. I got really bummed out the other day.   How long does it …