This semester has been a whirlwind! I have learned so much in all of my classes and i truly feel like I am growing. One skill that I am especially glad I gained is video editing. I did not post the videos I created because I did not have the consent of those being filmed, … Continue reading It’s good for you!
With the end of the semester approaching, I am stressed all the way out. Imposter syndrome is at an all time high for me right now. One of the things that is actually not currently helping is the endless positive affirmation I have been receiving. While I know that everyone who says it means it … Continue reading “You’re going to be fine”
One of my favorite holiday traditions is watching the Nutcracker ballet. I performed in it a lot when I was younger and I love the music. I just found the Balanchine version with the New York City Ballet on Netflix and have not focused at all. The grace and talent exhibited by the dancers is … Continue reading CanI get a non-racist nutcracker?
Something I am really struggling with right now is re-learning how to write. Most of my undergrad was spent taking Journalism classes. In those classes there was no room for your own voice. The goal was to remain as objective as possible. (I mean we all know there is always bias but we tried.) The … Continue reading Monkey See, Monkey Do
This semester, I chose to take contact improvisation with Josh and Gina. When I originally registered for the class, it just showed up as improvisation. The contact part was kind of a surprise on the first day. I had taken an basic contact improvisation course in undergrad but it really did not prepare me for … Continue reading Contact Improvisation
I don't like reading, but it is a must. It's a non-negotiable. However it just does not excite me. I can't read if it is too quiet. I can't read if I'm preoccupied. I can't read if I'm sleepy. I can't read if I'm not listening to the right playlist. And I definitely can't read if … Continue reading Reading
When reflecting on my first few weeks of graduate school, I keep using the analogy of swimming. And even though I'm Black I can swim. I don't really like to get my hair wet, but that's beside the point. Graduate school has caused my brain to do this thing where it constantly explodes and rebuilds itself. … Continue reading Just Keep Swimming!