CUE & A REVISITED: When Did You Know You Wanted to Perform For a Living?; 60 Actors Respond

By Playbill Staff
12 Feb 2013

Sarah Stiles
Sarah Stiles
The minute a musical director at a summer camp I went to as a ten-year-old pressed on my diaphragm and said "sing from way down here!" That's when I learned to belt and it was something that felt that right. I knew I was never gonna be able to give up!

Alexandra Socha
I think I was just born knowing, because I don’t remember any specific moment. It’s all I ever wanted.

Rachel de Benedet
Sophomore year of college, sitting in the chemistry lab, making up a mid-term because I had opened a play the night before the real test date.