“we have this strength inside of us and yet we are taught to always sort of keep it down. i sort of found in my life that i’ve taken a step back and made myself smaller in order to try to fit in. and that hasn’t worked. and we have to learn to kind of embrace what makes us unique, and embrace our strength and then if people don’t like it, fuck it.”
Performing isn’t only about the acrobatics and the high notes: It’s staying in the moment, connecting with the audience in an authentic way, and making yourself real to them through the music. I am more than the notes I hit, and that’s how I try to approach my life.