Theatre, I missed you

So, I had my first in-person audition today since the start of the pandemic and let me just say, it was AMAZING. I loved every minute of it. From stepping inside the auditorium to stepping onto the stage, the whole experience was as surreal as it was wonderful. I don’t think I realized how muchContinue reading “Theatre, I missed you”

Dear future self

By: Jules Sherwood Dear future self I hope you’re happyI hope you’re writing, and singing, and dancing. I hope you’re healthy,I hope you’re getting out of the house and exploring. I hope you have a house,And a dog. I hope that the people you imagined would be in your life are still there. I hope your life is amazing.I hopeContinue reading “Dear future self”

Dear past self

By: Jules Sherwood Dear past self, I know you love that tree,But I wish I could tell you not to name it. I know you think you’re being clever,But I wish I could tell you not to try so hard. I know you want a puppy more than anything,But I wish I could tell you you’re not ready. IContinue reading “Dear past self”

I Want

There’s something about saying the words “I want” that I dread every time. It feels selfish and demanding – bratty, even, and I absolutely hate being any of those things. Perhaps it’s the manifestation of ingrained misogyny, or maybe I’m just independent to a fault. Logically, I know it’s healthy to ask for what youContinue reading “I Want”

Troilus and Cressida

“Hard to seem won: but I was won, my lord,” (William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida, Act III, Scene II, Cressida) Another weekend, another Shakespeare workshop. Or rather, the continuation of last weekend’s workshop. So far, Class BASH’d has been a blast, and I’m super excited to be working on this second, contrasting monologue for today’sContinue reading “Troilus and Cressida”