Posted by Ana Paula Redding on Saturday, April 5, 2014
That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet. So Ana Paula would, were I not Ana Paula called.
I have re-christened myself. Paulie Rojas is going to sleep in the realm of memory and heart. I am using my real first names and a romanticized European rendition of my Spanish last name, Rojas: Redding. I am keeping my blood color and honoring my European heritage. Do you see? So this is my renaissance to this sweeping, monumental world. My heavenly audience and story lovers, I introduce you Ana Paula Redding! Can you hear my excitement?
And I would like to give a shout out to my mentor and hero, Tom Todoroff. Tom, by any other name you are the epitome of what I would like to be. It's about the story not the actor! I will always work to be the greatest vessel of storytelling; and as you've taught me- I will make my life of work of art, make my life a work of heart. I love you, TT, and thank you.