Armando Molina teaches our Acting III class this semester, and he constantly drops quotable phrases that I jot down in my journal whenever we get a chance. Journaling is a big part of this program -- we have had journals due for each of our three acting classes, each of our three voice classes, and … Continue reading If You Go There, We Go There
It's the 17th episode of TBD With LDT, and Monday's recording session started with me hoping that the noise reduction tool would more or less mask the clomp-clomp-clomp of the kids playing happily in the apartment right above us. Musing on the nature of apartment life led easily into some anecdotes about past experiences living … Continue reading Episode 17, or That One Time a Neighbor Used the Line “She’s my baby momma, but we’re not together” to Hit On Me.
(TW/CW: depression, anxiety, alcoholism) In my years-long journey with depression and anxiety, there are various habits that I have developed. Some of these habits are positive ones, the ones that help me maintain and practice awareness so that I can actively combat depression. Some of these habits are symptoms of the depression itself--subtly self-destructive … Continue reading Habits.
I just spent about an hour creating a shared Google Calendar for Joel and I. He started a part-time job at Grow DTLA last week, and my grad school schedule is growing and growing...so making a space for us to see each other's schedules at a glance (including events we are attending together--like the shows … Continue reading Grad School is Busy
Finally....... Twelve years of trying. Twelve years, on and off, with alternating bursts of hope and self-doubt. Twelve years of periodic wondering what I needed to do differently in order to be seen, to be received, to be wanted. I have been accepted to an MFA program in acting. Just this week, I got the … Continue reading Finally.