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May 10, 2020 58 min

A special Mother's Day episode with Tony Award nominated actor, Maria Dizzia.

The celebrated stage & screen actor, director, & teacher chats openly and honestly with Rachel about her career, and the challenges she faced early on. They talk about how she got an 'unsatisfactory' in grad school, her experience playing Eurydice in Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice, and how being a mom has changed her work. 

In this episode:

  • On school: "I knew as a person who did well in institutions... I knew I needed to have a little sense of "fuck you"-ness."
  • On moving to New York: "I was very fortunate, but I was not having a good time."
  • On her first job: "I was scared the whole time. I was terrified. I was afraid people were going to discover I didn't know what I was doing and fire me."
  • We're so excited to share this episode that is filled to the brim with anecdotes & wisdom. AND, listen to the end to catch a very special surprise guest!!

    Mentioned in the episode:
    Actors at Work
    The Neighbor's Window
    Music: David Hilowitz

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