Tag: MixedGirlMonday

Hapa Hour with Stephanie Mieko Cohen

I love meeting a fellow J.A.P, and Stephanie Mieko Cohen is freaking awesome. We most recently performed together at The Triad. She’s so talented and just the nicest person. Stephanie is a native of Los Angeles now living in New York City. She started working as a child, performing as Young Cosette/Eponine in Les Miserables […]

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#HollywoodSoBlackAndWhite

The Oscar’s have come and gone for 2017 and this year’s Oscar nominations for best/supporting actors and actresses is much more diverse than last year. Go you Hollywood. This year we have a whopping 7 actors of color nominated for an Oscar. 8 if you count my favorite Hapa, Emma Stone. That’s 7 out of […]

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Where’s the Diversity at Auditions?

As I sit here in the audition waiting room for an ECC (that’s equity chorus call for you nonactors), I am saddened and pissed off by what I see. Three black girls and me the one “Asian”. Where the hell are my ladies of color at? Where are my fellow Hapas (multiracial people), Asian singers, […]

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Starting Over

I’ve been absent from blogging for about a week. A lot has happened. Personally, my life has been turned upside down, and then we elected a Hitler reincarnate as our president. How much worse could this past week get? If you haven’t guessed, I’m newly single (hello boys). I will eventually post about the emotional […]

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Hapa Hour with Leslie-Anne Huff

Today’s Hapa on Hapa Hour is a lovely actress from Los Angeles. Leslie-Anne Huff is known in the entertainment industry for the diverse characters she has brought to life on screen, most recently recurring as “Rayna” on the hit CW series The Vampire Diaries. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Leslie-Anne is a graduate of […]

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Hapa Shaming – Hapa Hour

Today’s Hapa Shaming story is brought to you by Rebecca Lerman.   I am Hapa, but also identify as Asian. I am Russian, Jewish Chinese. And just like any frustrated Asian American actor who viewed the trailers of the new blockbuster movies, Doctor Strange and Ghost in Shell, I was fed up with all the […]

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Hapa Shaming – Hapa Hour

Today’s Hapa Shaming story is brought to you by Carol Angeli Wynn. As some of you know, I am producing a Hapa Cabaret at The Triad, September 12th. This story is what followed the release of this promo video.     When the new production company, tailor-made especially for the Hapa talent in our industry, […]

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Hapa Shaming

“Slut shaming but Hapa shaming…” -Carol Angeli If you are mixed you probably know exactly what my friend is talking about. Being shamed for being your unique genetic makeup. *Just a disclaimer, I HATE slut shaming. Girls (and boys) you be you and be proud of your sexuality! Sounds ridiculous right? People actually try and […]

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Hapa Hour with Jennifer Kumiyama

Today’s Hapa is someone I consider one of my dearest friends and an amazing role model. She is beautiful, smart, and this woman can sing her face off like nobodies business. She is an advocate for human rights and an inspiration for all. Jennifer Kumiyama was born with Arthrogryposis and uses a wheelchair daily.  Kumiyama […]

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Hapa Hour with Leah Nanako Winkler

I am such a fan girl of today’s Hapa! I first met her at a discussion about Asians in Theatre and immediately knew this woman was going to change the world; and she is. Leah Nanako Winkler is a brillant playwright. I was lucky enough to see her play “Kentucky” in NYC and I was […]

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