I was afraid to admit it because I was afraid of failing. But I’m not scared anymore.
make me choose: seestracollins asked “fire or
“Closing my eyes doesn’t help. Fire burns brighter in the darkness.”
Shailene Woodley at press conference of “The Fault in Our Stars” [April 14, 2014 Beverly Hills, USA]
“I remember Audra McDonald, coming back stage and saying “make sure when you warm up…” and I remember her putting her hands around my diaphragm and saying I want you to take a deep breath in and she would teach me how to extend my diaphragm and tell me what scales to do. Peter Friedman taught me about being on time, and being ready for your cue and how to behave on stage. And Marin taught me how to have fun and she taught me how to laugh and to not be so hard on yourself. All those little things were my lessons and I got them without taking singing lessons, acting lessons – those were my teachers and I owe everything to them. That was Ragtime for me.”