I was 5. My family was on its annual trip to Daytona Beach. We got into the hotel and turned on MTV. The Eurythmics' "Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of These)" came on. I stared at that TV for 3 minutes and 35 seconds... knowing what I had to do.
Watching my sister tear it up in And the World Goes Round at Carnegie Mellon University.
After getting paid to do a regional production of Bat Boy the Musical as Pan. Nothing's better than getting paid to do what you love. Everyone should strive for it and know that it's never impossible.