Michelle Krusiec

"What makes Alice Wu's debut so pleasurable is its easy rhythms, its sly juxtapositions, and its relaxed but funny performances. A generous straight man, Krusiec gives the film emotional heft...."---Slate

Hello beautiful people of the world
Thursday, March 22, 2007

I'm jet lagged. It's 4 a.m. in London and I just rediscovered Ilovemichellekrusiec.blogspot.com. Wow. Hardcore. I'm very flattered. Are you also responsible for the "Jerk it out compilation" my friends have been watching on Youtube? I think I came across this site (Ilovemichellekrusiec) a while ago but I didn't put it together that the author who has been such a devoted fan also came down to LA to see the Vagina Monologues. Thanks Amrayu78, you and Miss S rock. I have to admit, I get a little spacey after a performance. So, I apologize if I was a little out of it after the show.

As for the show, I did about 16 moans! And yes, I needed water afterwards and didn't have the foresight to have a bottle of water on stage. So I started choking during Tsai Chen's performance. I was trying not to cough during her moving performance and tears began streaming down my face because that little tickle in the throat suddenly turned into me hacking up a lung backstage!

London is freezing cold (apparently I caught the tail end of really great weather) and I am only here a short while, finishing up some work on True North which has been renamed Far North. I am trying to get you guys some press photos so keep checking back. I know I rarely update this site. You'll have to forgive me as my schedule keeps me busy. I am busy pounding the way in Hollywood and Zoe, my wonderful web designer, does have a life outside of running my site!! In case you guys haven't guessed it, I'm better at acting than I am with computers.

I do your read all of your posts though and am ever grateful for your constant messages of encouragement and support. Please know that your little bursts of thoughtfulness go a long way in my life here in Los Angeles. I may not respond individually but I am so appreciative that my work has affected all of you in various ways. More importantly, your support reminds me to continue working hard and to stay inspired. Expect a performance in June in NYC of MADE IN TAIWAN at the first ever Asian American Theater Festival. Water bottles armed and dangerous.

Love,
Michelle

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Posted by Michelle @ 3/22/2007 01:21:00 AM
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Hi Everyone
Monday, March 12, 2007





Thanks to those of you who made it out to the Vagina Monologues. The show was sold out in 2 weeks and reached capacity at 850 seats! I had a great time working with the other talented ladies in the cast and I was extremely proud to participate in the first ever pan Asian reading of the show. Asian vaginas in the house! I performed a monologue where I had to create 20 orgasmic moans including a triple orgasm moan. Let me tell you, it was not an easy piece to do. I think I sprained my neck in the end there.

Initially, I thought the monologue would be fun because I get to be crazy on stage and do a lot of moaning, but really if you just stand on stage and moan and think you're being funny, there's absolutely nothing interesting about it AT ALL. In fact, you look pretty stupid. So, I had to do a lot of...ummm, research for this role. Well, I did my acting work (don't fret) but unfortunately my neighbors are now a little curious as to what was causing all the moaning in my house because you know it's just me and my dog, Stella. Here's a picture of her. I know, she's quite a turn on. Anyway, the monologue was a hit, if you look up online to read the piece, it was entitled "The woman who loved to make vaginas happy." How can you argue with that title?

In other news, "Nanking" has just been picked up domestically by Thinkfilms and you will be able to see this incredibly moving documentary both here in the United States and internationally later this year. It will also be making a premiere at the Hong Kong film festival.

"Live!" will be premiering at this year's Tribeca film festival, so see you guys in New York, one of my most fave cities in the world. I've never actually been or "done" the Tribeca film festival, but I love indie films and find myself consistently inspired and delighted by them.

What inspires you?

Love,
michelle

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Posted by Michelle @ 3/12/2007 06:36:00 PM
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