Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater

An Interview with Actor, Teacher, & Director: Maria Dizzia

May 10, 2020 Rachel Lin Season 1 Episode 18
Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Actor, Teacher, & Director: Maria Dizzia
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Upstage Left | Intimate Conversations with New York Theater
An Interview with Actor, Teacher, & Director: Maria Dizzia
May 10, 2020 Season 1 Episode 18
Rachel Lin

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
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Music: David Hilowitz

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/upstageleft)

Show Notes

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

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/upstageleft)