Jerry Mouawad: Roanoke, Virginia.
NV: Favorite hometown tradition?
CT: Swimming in a mud pie in New York, then the swimming pool in California and on to the rivers in Oregon.
JM: Chasing fireflies on summer nights.
NV: Favorite hometown food?
CT: As a child I oftened dreamed of chocolate cake and ice cream - and I still do.
JM: My grandmother's Sunday fried "chicking" (chicken!).
NV: Favorite hometown haunt?
CT: Playing with snapping turtles in the pond behind my parents' house.
JM:: The woods behind my father's grocery store.
NV: Favorite NYC haunt?
CT: Guggenheim Museum.
JM: The theatre video library at Lincoln Center.
NV: When you travel, what do you miss most about home?
CT: My cat, my bed and my garden.
JM: My kitchen.
NV: Favorite family activity?
NV: Most memorable theatrical experience as a spectator?
CT: I'm easily impressed.
JM: Any clown performance by Geoff Hoyle.
NV: Most memorable theatrical experience as a performer?
CT: Jumping into a clear tank of water and have the audience watch me change into my costume. [She played Vickie Brown in Oh Lost Weekend, who is trapped in a 300-pound tank of water in her trial for treason for the impersonation of Queen Victoria].
JM: Performing at the National Theater in Taipei
NV: If you weren't a performer, what would you want to do with your life?
CT: I'm still thinking about that.
JM: Become a chef.
NV:Something interesting/unique others may not know about you?
CT: I write songs and scripted plays.
JM: I love puzzles and games of all sorts.
NV: What is your educational background? Training background?
CT: Graduate of L'ecole Internationale du Theatre de Jacques Lecoq.
JM: I studied theatre in college and high school. I graduated from a one year theatre school based on the teaching of Jacques Lecoq. The school was called The Hayes Marshall School of Theatre Arts.
NV: What is your cultural heritage?
CT: I'm a little of everything.
NV: Which 3 people have influenced you the most?
JM: Jacques Lecoq, Carol Triffle, Richard Foreman