<p>I was once told that acting is professional lying. But in my work and in my art I'm constantly reminded that we're all looking for truth, whether that be the simple truth of a friend's laughter or the truth of a moment in time. And that's why I'm here, to find a little bit more. I'm sure I'll come across something.</p>
Blogs by Shannon Sotomayor
I'm back in the United States. I'm sitting on Elizabeth's couch right now, under many blankets and boxes of greasy, American take out. I've been back for nearly...
Are You a Believer?
I’ve known Elena for three years now. We actually met on the very first day of our freshmen year of college. At the ice cream social in fact. And from then on...
The World on Fire
March Winds and April Showers
The weather is warming, vibes are grooving, and reality is sinking in. "I thought we all agreed - no more talk of time." This is what we keep reminding each...
Babes in Belfast
Midnight in Dublin + Paris
The Importance of Being Actors
A Valentine's Day thank you to my lovely ensemble.
I'm not sure if I believe in coincidences or not, but in moments of doubt or despair, I always find something.
the Sound of the Feeling of the Thing
In the past few days especially I've been trying to put my finger on the essence of Ireland; how to describe it, how to communicate what it feels like to be...
The Chemist's Song
On the way to Oscar Wilde's childhood house we go. It is Wednesday evening, and the sun has already set. On the way, my class chats with our professor, Kristian...
Good Craic, Bad Heroine
The last week has been a whirlwind of exhaustion, potato-based bliss, new slang, and the shocks of my life. Here’s what I’ve learned: