When I was a little girl my dream was to be a Broadway actress. I wanted a little apartment with a fire escape in New York City, even though I had never been there. I wanted to wait tables and be poor and audition every day. I wanted to win a Tony Award and sit at coffee shops in the rain.
I went to theatre school, at a conservatory where I pretty much did nothing but theatre for four years. I studied to be a professional, with professionals. I received professional training and was abreast of the professional theatre world here in Chicago.
Then I entered the real world.
I have auditioned and auditioned, and learned that I don't like auditioning. I have waited tables, and learned that I don't like waiting tables. I'm short on cash, and although I am blessed and can live with little, I still have bills and I don't really like not being able to pay them.
Someone asked me the other day, "Have you ever thought about doing professional theatre?" Gee, if she only knew...
I don't live in a little apartment with a fire escape in New York City. I live in spacious apartment with a kitty and a boyfriend. I can decide what to do next, later.