In this episode of Energize Explore Enjoy podcast, we're joined by the multi-talented Crystal Loverro, an actor and content creator based in Los Angeles who is making waves in the world of independent film and online content. We delve into Crystal's fascinating journey from studying Neuroscience to becoming a viral sensation with her role as The Cross-Eyed Dominatrix. We explore the world of acting, the influence of social media platforms like YouTube and TikTok, and the importance of improv. Crystal also shares her passion for disability advocacy and her personal experience with Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (CPTSD). From discussing her favorite fantasy shows to revealing her upcoming projects, this episode is packed with insightful and engaging conversation. Tune in to learn more about the dynamic world of acting and content creation through Crystal's unique lens.
Crystal Loverro, formerly Crystal Tasber, is a Los Angeles-based actor and content creator who champions disability rights. Born and raised in Binghamton, NY, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Pre-Health from Binghamton University.
In 2019, Crystal moved to Portland, OR, where she began her acting journey, honing her skills and gaining experience in independent films. Her breakthrough came when she starred as The Cross-Eyed Dominatrix in a production written and directed by Jason Rosenblatt, which went viral on YouTube and TikTok.
Leveraging her newfound online popularity, Crystal started creating her own content, blending comedy, memes, skits, and disability advocacy to create relatable short-form content.
Since relocating to Los Angeles in 2022, she has remained focused on her acting career and content creation, participating in various independent films and web series. She's currently managed by Jax Hillard of Kreativ Media Partners.
0:25 Crystal Loverro intro
0:50 Sponsor message
1:29 Crystal's journey from neuroscience to acting
5:30 Was switching to acting a u-turn or a slow process changing your career?
7:41 How do you learn how to act?
9:55 Is acting a full-time thing or can you take it up as a hobby too?
11:09 How does having an analytical mind and background influence acting?
13:02 How does improv acting work?
14:34 What are the benefits of learning improv acting?
16:11 What kind of acting do you like?
18:10 What is your favorite fantasy movie or show?
19:31 How would you improve the last two seasons of Game of Thrones?
21:05 What do you think is the best source material to screen adaptation?
22:32 What's the story behind the viral "Cross-Eyed Dominatrix"?
26:32 How have YouTube and TikTok influenced the acting world?
28:47 What's up with the Writer's Guild strike in Hollywood?
31:36 What do you do when someone gives you a script for the first time?
37:06 How does a script turn into a complete film production?
44:26 What is your connection with championing disability rights?
45:57 What is Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder(CPTSD)?
48:47 What is your favorite superpower?
49:33 What's your upcoming project?
50:36 Final plugs
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