“I was really grateful for the opportunity and it was very special,” she says. “I felt like I was revisiting some of the golden years of what soaps can be. DAYS is a beautiful show that really honors its past and its history. The storyline was so well-plotted that every time I worked, there was something special about that day.”
Prior to getting the DAYS call, the actress hadn’t worked on a soap since she played Y&R’s mentally unstable Kelly, Stitch’s sister and Jack’s lover, from 2014-15. “What I learned was that it’s like riding a bicycle, to some degree, that the years of carrying heavy storyline have built a certain muscle in me that’s still there — and it’s good to know it’s still there. But if you don’t have the material, if you don’t have support from production, that muscle is all for naught, you know? You can only do so much. I found that all those pieces were there, happily, and I was able to do my best work because of those circumstances — great writing, great actors around me, kind people, support from production. I remember thanking Deidre [Hall, Marlena] because I feel that she is one of the head women of that show, thanking her for being a part of creating that environment where everyone can flourish and try to do their best work.”
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