What Inspired You Become An Actress? What Kind Of Training Have You Had?

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Oftentimes there is something to be said for actresses who perhaps didn 't go the typical route to enter the profession. In those cases, you can almost always anticipate unique viewpoints, and Carolyn Bridget Kennedy is one such person. She has carved out a niche for herself in the world of independent film that seems to strike a chord with fans from all different walks of life. Recently, I had the opportunity to ask her some questions about her career, including her emergence within the genre of indie film, her future ambitions, and even her exceptional perspective on the entertainment world and life in general. wp-1471992746752.png RH: What inspired you to become an actress? What kind of training have you had?

CBK: Until late 2011, I had worked as a paralegal for about twenty years. A friend encouraged me to consider acting because of my personality, sense of humor, and comedic timing. So I took my first acting class, and it resonated with me. I was told that if you wanted to make a go of being an actor, you had to be realistic, and not expect to be “discovered” while sitting on your couch at home. I was told I should consider creating my own character and webseries. That one acting class inspired me to create a bunch of skits about a single thirty-something woman exploring new life experiences on her own and giving advice and encouragement to others. The Bridget Linden Show was born – a one woman show that I wrote, produced, directed and acted in.

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