” In Greenville, we were blessed to have lots of youth arts programs. I changed middle schools to go to an arts middle school. Then, when high school came, I went to normal high school for a little while before auditioning for the Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities. “


” Don’t compare your career to anyone else’s. It’s tough when you’re in a business that’s competitive. I was having a difficult time with that in college. Now, I’m having to learn to be patient and be where I am. “


” My biggest thing is telling a truthful story, something that is rooted in something and is very honest. If I read a script and you want me to take off my top, and it doesn’t serve a purpose, then I’m not going to do it. “


” My mother is a pastor. I think she has her moments where she’s like, ‘Dani, what are you getting into,’ but at the end of the day, she really supports me as an actor. “


” I always wanted to be a Broadway girl. But once I got Tony-nominated, it really messed with me, because it was like, yes, I’m getting this affirmation that you’re right where you’re supposed to be, but there was still this voice saying, ‘You’re not good enough. “


” I’ve always said that actor years is like dog years: it feels like forever when you’re not working. “


” Sometimes you have to sacrifice your pride to really go after what you want. “


” For me, it’s important to be the representation that I wanted when I was a young girl. “



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My biggest thing is telling a truthful story, something that is rooted in something and is very honest. If I read a script and you want me to take off my top, and it doesn
My mother is a pastor. I think she has her moments where she
I always wanted to be a Broadway girl. But once I got Tony-nominated, it really messed with me, because it was like, yes, I
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Sometimes you have to sacrifice your pride to really go after what you want.
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