autobiography Category

Let me share my two cents.

  No not my opinion, my actual two cents. That’s right, the big bucks are rolling in now, residuals baby…I just a got a check in the mail for $.02! The residual check is from a job I did a few years ago, recording voiceover for the adorable show “The Wonder Pets”. I get these […]

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Don’t count your chickens before they hatch … but at least get paid for them: Getting cast on Veep, Part 1 of 3.

I booked a part on Veep, the emmy winning HBO show with an amazing cast and of course, one of my favorite women in comedy, Julia Louis Dreyfus. I was booked for three days as the part of the “Child Wrangler”. When I heard three days I was amazed I thought that perhaps I might […]

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Lonely Day

  Trying to be a working actor some days are busier than others. Last week I voiced the character of Kitty Pride in an X-Men graphic novel for a company that turns comic books into audio books. It was a really fun job and I hope to work with them again soon. Wednesday I took […]

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Hey, You Never Know!

I don’t get sent out for on camera commercial auditions by my agent very often, 99 percent of the time they call me for voiceover auditions. The only reason for this as far as I can tell is because I have an unfortunate face. If anyone else has a better reason for my limited on […]

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I booked it!

The whole drive to set I still wouldn’t let myself feel excited, I was completely ready to get there and find out a big mistake had been made and they thought I was someone else. I was fully prepared to be sent home as soon as the director saw me and realized I wasn’t the […]

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Meeting With a Casting Director

So as my husband is now working in Washington DC, not the first city you think of when it comes to the entertainment industry, I’ve decided to look into what show business is like in that neck of the woods. So far the thing I’ve noticed most is that it is very different from New […]

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I Steal Ham

If you’ve been reading this chronicle of my days and struggle/ journey to become a successful actor you probably notice that it’s a lot of effort for little return. The truth of the matter is all this work for such little recognition and by recognition I mean yes I need for people to like me […]

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“Deaf Woman’s Little Boy”

This afternoon I had an audition for a certain salad dressing that shall remain nameless as I don’t want to get in trouble or sued for breaking a non disclosure agreement. The company wanted to to anthropomorphize the dressing into a cute bubbly woman salad dressing with curly hair. The kind of salad dressing woman […]

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A Tuesday

My husband works in DC, my parents live in Philly, and my agent is in New York. I live wherever there are jobs, gigs and auditions. One night I was with my husband in Washington and I got a call; I’m wanted for a callback in NYC. This is a call back for a new […]

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What I Will Do and Have Done To Succeed… That Hasn’t Worked Yet.

When I first moved to New York the first job I had was as a wardrobe person at the Barrow Street Theater. It was a theater where lots of cool actors would do new plays while they were on hiatus or “in between projects”. It was at that theater where I saw Sarah Jessica Parker […]

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If I Were Famous Would This Be Funnier?

HOST: So this is your first Emmy nomination and win! ME: Yeah, it’s been amazing. HOST: So people are kind of thinking of you as an overnight sensation but that’s not really true. ME: No not really. I mean I’ve been working as an actor and writer since I graduated college. HOST: Right, you’ve been […]

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