One of my earliest experiences in the PrimaDonna universe (or could I say “PrimaDonniverse”?) was a table read for a film then known as Dream Healer (which ultimately premiered as Dream Healing). It was a great experience, and looking back, the foreshadowing of the moment was so blatant only someone like me could have missed it, as I met so many people I’d ultimately come to know as friends and colleagues.
Among those actors (as the Dream Healer herself) was a girl by the name of Gabi Walker. I was genuinely impressed by the talent she showed at that reading, and even more impressed with her poise and character. So it was hardly a surprise to learn that she was one of Nikki’s students.
All of which is a roundabout way of saying that working with kids was an important part of my PDP experience well before the beginning of it all. And as you’ve probably figured out from recent posts, that continues today. Continue reading