My First World Premiere Experience
Updated: Mar 11, 2020
March 1,2018. A night I will never forget.
In 2015, I decided to audition for a part in the film, "Abnormal Attraction." I was told I was too young for the role, but they liked my look and wanted me as a non speaking role. Just one scene. In the background. I WAS SO EXCITED! This was my first time ever being in a film, and I was so thankful for the opportunity. I called my friends and family and told them how excited I was for the opportunity. I stayed on set until 3am filming this scene and then had to drive 2 hours back home that same night. The Fuzz Team and I stayed in touch through Facebook and other forms of social media, where I saw their updates on the film I was in as well as the other projects they were filming. I wanted to show my support, so I constantly shared their updates on my social media and kept in touch as often as I could. I believe they saw how supportive I was of them, and they saw that I was booking more acting gigs as time went by, so they decided to give me another opportunity. This time, they wrote in the role of Ava the Alien for me. This time I was speaking. I was so thankful that they had given me yet another opportunity to do what I love.
It had taken a couple years, but it was worth the wait. In September 2017 we had a cast and crew screening, which showed a rough cut of the film. But, March 1, 2018, I got to see myself on the big screen for the WORLD PREMIERE of Abnormal Attraction. I was so excited the several weeks leading up to this day. The 500 seat theater sold old within days, and those closest to me got tickets.
The day of the premiere, it was down pouring, but I was not going to let it ruin my special night. I put on my favorite dress from I Saw It First, and wore my cute Charlotte Russe heels, but on red lipstick and I was on my way to the city. It was being premiered at the SVA Theater. The director Michael Leavy brought my family and I in early, and to my surprise, a HUGE poster of me was put up next to the red carpet. I started tearing up because I was so thankful for the Fuzz Team and all the amazing things they have done for me. They truly have changed my life and have given me the self confidence to continue pursuing my career in the entertainment industry. I am so thankful to say they are the family to me.
The whole night was just purely MAGICAL. It was nice seeing old costars since we don't see each other too often. The positive vibes in the theater were radiating all around, and everyone looked to have had an awesome time.
The movie was absolutely HILARIOUS and I was so happy with the way the final project turned out. I can not wait to see it again, and I can't wait for the public to be able to see this awesome film.