(If there were any to be had right now)
Welcome to month seven of quarantine. My sourdough starter has died, but I have learned how to roller-skate. Half of my time is spent feeling hopeful, trying to be productive with digital workshops, playing D&D with my friends, phone banking, and getting outside whenever possible. The rest of my time is spent consumed with fear and dread. A near impossible career has become even more impossible, and that’s really heartbreaking to think about. But the thing that makes me laugh is that I’m not going to stop. However foolish, I love acting and the industry and trying to make it on this ridiculous career path. So here’s to hoping that a vaccine comes soon, people wear masks, and that one day hard work will pay off.
Kelley (she/her) is a New York City based actor, originally from Oahu, Hawai’i. Her career choices are driven by a strong passion and work ethic. As a feminist, Kelley hopes to take on projects that support roles and stories for women, trans, and non-binary people. She thrives best when she can bring her energy, laughter, and physical movement to a set, rehearsal, or shoot. She is always ready to put in the time to get the work done, whether as an actor or activist.
-My cats, Mooncake and Tiny
-The Great British Bake Off
-Amy Adams and Brie Larson
-Not having a to-do list
-Movie-Short Term 12
-Clothing item-Pink floral jumpsuit
-Poem-Wild Geese by Mary Oliver
Kelley Heyer is a proud member of, Ring of Keys, a national network of queer women, transgender, and gender non-conforming artists working professionally on and offstage in the field of theatre.