When I moved to Seattle, it was unintended and impulsive. I was 22, going on invincible, and the world was my vegan oyster. I was either really good at living in the moment or just too unaware of the future that it didn’t really hit me how difficult it was to move thousands of miles … Continue reading Moving
I lived in the pacific northwest--Seattle, specifically--for nine years. Although I'm from the south originally, the pacific northwest always felt like home. It was a no-brainer for me to at least attempt to do a tour out this way. I toured my first solo show, The Good, the Bad, and the Monkey to Bellingham, Seattle, … Continue reading Northwest Tour Update
The tour of my solo show about my journey through the world of improv is going on a little journey itself! I've just confirmed some tour dates in some very cool cities on the west coast. 185 Buddhas is coming to Washington state and Oregon in November! For exact showtimes and locations, please visit my … Continue reading 185 Buddhas heads to the west coast this fall!
They say everyone has two families—the family we’re born into and the family we choose. For theatre folks, I think there is also a third family—the ensemble that you find yourself a part of. Theatre families have a strange, magical mix of the first two types of families. You don’t necessarily choose who exactly is … Continue reading Theatre Family
This morning, I left the apartment without eating breakfast. I figured I would pick up a little something while I was running around. As soon as I felt the November air kiss my face, I started craving a vegan Morning Glory muffin from Madison Market. In the nine years of living in Seattle, I had … Continue reading Morning Glory
there are some days looking out across the lake when I see mountains that aren't there clouds and sunlight and shadows and memories collaborate making mountain mirages after the joy of Oh my gosh! Mountains! comes the disappointment of Oh. They're not real. but they are still beautiful which is still joyful and what's disappointing … Continue reading moutain mirages
Right now I am in Chicago, sitting at home and thinking about stories. Stories are like dreams. They are intimate, revealing, and can transport us to other times and places. June 5, 2012. I’m in Seattle on vacation, taking the bus to see a friend. When I get on the #44 and ask for a … Continue reading Other Times and Places
The master class for improvisers I'm offering in Seattle this weekend only has ONE spot open! I'm keeping the class size small, so sign up now! Sustainable Scene Work Master Class Saturday, June 2nd, 12:00-3:00 pm Odd Duck Studio 1214 N. 10th Avenue Seattle, WA 98122 $40 per person, $30 in advance To register/pay for … Continue reading One Spot Open in the Seattle Workshop
Check out Amanda Rountree's master class that she's offering in Seattle at the beginning of June! The class size is small, so sign up now. Wooty-woot! Sustainable Scene Work Master Class Saturday, June 2nd, 12:00-3:00 pm Odd Duck Studio 1214 N. 10th Avenue Seattle, WA 98122 $40 per person, $30 in advance To register/pay for … Continue reading Attention Seattle-area Improvisers!
Dear Chicago, Why do you make it so hard to leave you--even if just for a fortnight or less? I just wanted to go away for a little vacation. I planned my trip so diligently--being away at a time when I had the fewest commitments. Yet every day, I receive another invitation to something fantastic … Continue reading An Open Letter to Chicago