CATS the musical will always hold a special place in my heart. It is one of two events in my formative years that set me on the path to becoming an actor.
The story behind it I’d like to share with you.
I am an immigrant.
When my family and I came to the United States of America we did not come with the intent to stay, and definitely not as long as we have. It was almost as if once we touched down in America we were not leaving until we accomplished something.
Being an immigrant then and especially now is incredibly challenging. I do not come from a family of money or prestige nor do we possess a golden ticket.
When my mom realized this was our reality she did what she had to. She got to work.
The first job I remember was her cleaning houses. One lady in particular I‘d never forget, ...