2017: Year in Review

2017: Year in Review

2017 was a bumpy year personally and professionally, but I learned a ton and I'm excited to use my skills to climb another rung on the professional acting ladder in 2018. Here's a recap: LEESA After three months of waking up completely drained, I decided to buy a new...

RompHim Parody – HipDot

RompHim Parody – HipDot

My friend, Ashley, works for HipDot, which promotes shopping on its site through facebook live broadcasts. If you've been on facebook recently, you saw the kickstarter video for RompHim, a romper for men. Ashley suggested a parody to her bosses. They green lighted it....

Breaking the Seed

Breaking the Seed

Remember, seeds need to break and grow and push through a bunch of dirt before they can reach the sun and fully bloom. -Amie Farrell 2017 has been a particularly testy year. Let me give you some backstory. My side hustle is doing publicity for small and mid-size tech...

The Ecstasy of Gold

The Ecstasy of Gold

Sometimes LA can feel like this: [pexyoutube pex_attr_src="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubVc2MQwMkg"][/pexyoutube] There's gold (an acting career). It's buried. You have a vague idea of where it is. And a vague idea of how to get there. But you have to run around a...

Three Years in LA

Three Years in LA

October 20th marks three years in LA. Here's where I am and what I've learned: It's a process "It's a process" is my go to phrase when people ask how it's going in LA. Process is product. Focus on the process and the results will take care of themselves. Play the long...

2016 in Review

2016 in Review

I grew a lot as an actor this year - more physical, playful, artistic, vocal and comfortable in chaos. I also made a big distinction toward the end of 2016 that really changed my perspective, and subsequently, my outlook for 2017: there's a huge difference between...

“The Stand-In” at Bootleg Theater

“The Stand-In” at Bootleg Theater

THE STAND-IN at Bootleg Theater looks behind the scenes of “Double Indemnity,” an iconic title of the Film Noir canon. Two WW2 exiles – Billy Wilder, the picture’s director, and Kasia, an enigmatic young woman – struggle for identity as foreigners while the film is...

iO West and The Pool

iO West and The Pool

A surfer. A salsa dancer. A cancer survivor support group organizer. A yogi. A MA theatre studies grad. A personality test aficionado. A dog walker. And a publicist. That's who played in the second round of iO West's "The Pool", a show that features graduates of the...