Fortune Teller

It all happened in the Wholefoods parking lot. A woman taps me on the shoulder and says to me, "You have an amazing energy. You're aura is green and gold. Trust me, I don't usually stop people but your energy just made me want to talk to you. You seem so open and friendly, people … Continue reading Fortune Teller

Like a Movie Star

Audition rooms are confronting places. You're faced with at least 10 people who look just like you, are dressed just like you, and who look you up and down as though they want to kill you, or at least take a finger. They are usually a bit prettier than you, or their boots are more … Continue reading Like a Movie Star

Your entry to the US has been denied

Not many people I know have ever been deported from the US. And by not many, I mean no one. I had heard stories about friends of friends who were put on a flight back home at the airport, but it always seemed so far removed. Not something that could ever happen to me. I … Continue reading Your entry to the US has been denied

The Trouble With Lying

If you ever go into an audition where a specific skill is required, just tell the casting director you can do it. Horse Riding? Yep. Gymnastics? Yep. Tap dancing? Of course. The audition process is a harsh one, and no actress wants to count herself out for a great role just because she's not a … Continue reading The Trouble With Lying

What am I doing here?

Los Angeles. The City of Angels. A place where dreams are made, and so often broken. I landed here at LAX for the first time when I was 19, with a heart full of dreams and a suitcase full of Vegemite. I had my shit together, and I was a fully responsible adult. I was excited about … Continue reading What am I doing here?