Friendship is a wildly underrated medication.
I am lucky: I have fantastic doctors and a fantastic dentist.
My work is about giving voice to the unheard, and reiterating the voice of the heard in such a way that you question, or re-examine, what is the truth.
Racism has been for everyone like a horrible, tragic car crash, and we've all been heavily sedated from it. If we don't come into consciousness of this tragedy, there's going to be a violent awakening we don't want. The question is, can we wake up?
Learning is a tunnel experience that makes us think more broadly.
The American idea is as promising, imaginative, and full of the unexpected as the land itself. The land represents freedom - the frontier, the ability to make a new future with your own bare hands.
I am interested in personal stories because that's when people become expressive, spontaneous and heartfelt.
Listening is not just hearing what someone tells you word for word. You have to listen with a heart. I don't want that to sound touchy-feely; it is not. It is very hard work.
President Obama called for a 'we' nation in his Inauguration Address. Art convenes. It is not just inspirational. It is aspirational. It pricks the walls of our compartmentalized minds, opens our hearts and makes us brave. And that's what we need most in our country today.
I'm interested when things are upside down - because there are so many possibilities in that one moment. There is a lot that is exposed.
I mean, I think that - as an actress, in particular, I'm basically a fool, and I see the world upside down.
My main concern is theater, and theater does not reflect or mirror society. It has been stingy and selfish, and it has to do better.
People in power have to be careful about what comes out of their mouth. They have to find exactly the right word that can't be attacked.
I think as a kid I always liked to listen to people. I loved hearing stories.
Identity is an assemblage of constellations.
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