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25 Questions with Grace Stockdale

Kinky Boots | Dallas Summer Musicals | Music Hall at Fair Park

Posted February 19, 2015 | © Photo courtesy of Dallas Summer Musicals

Grace Stockdale will be making her tour debut in the role of Nicola as part of the US touring cast of Kinky Boots, opening at Dallas Summer Musicals. We asked Grace to give us quick answers to 25 rapid-fire questions, and below is some of the behind-the-scenes insight she delivered.*

 

First performing arts role?

Perelli in Sweeney Todd.

 

Favorite sport in school?

I played basketball, volleyball, soccer, and I ran track.

 

Fondest memory?

Mainly of the beautiful place I grew up in Colorado; all of the amazing nature. 

 

Throat-soothing remedy?

Mint tea, lemon, honey. And if it's really bad, gargle with apple cider vinegar.

 

Downtime entertainment on tour?

I love to get out and go see the sights.

 

Most inspirational role model?

My mother, and my sister. Both extraordinary women.

 

Unfulfilled bucket list item?

I want to take my family to Europe.

 

Post-show meal preference?

Popcorn. With truffle oil.

 

Any pets?

No. I wish.

 

Most heartfelt passion?

Singing. Also, I love painting. And wheel throwing.

 

Any tattoos?

Squeaky clean.

 

Favorite quote or lyric?

"Somewhere between psychotic and iconic. Somewhere between I want it, and I got it." - Drake

 

Strangest encounter?

There are simply ... too many.

 

Go-to karaoke song?

I usually like to rap Eve's song "let me blow your mind."

 

Best beauty secret?

Sleep. And positivity.

 

Best advice received?

One sequin at a time.

 

Dinner party guest list?

That's a funny question.

 

Favorite band / best concert?

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - best concert ever.

 

Favorite board game?

Monopoly. Monopoly! Get the railroads!

 

Most nerve-wracking experience?

Driving a Harley for the first time.

 

Pet peeves?

Saying that you "can't".

 

Guilty pleasure?

Binge watching The Bachelor and other ridiculous reality TV shows.

 

Hidden talent?

I'm pretty good at pottery.

 

Imaginary alter ego?

A French, ridiculous beret wearing, super villain.

 

What's next?

Well, I'm going to ride this "kinky boat" to my next destination ... most likely home to Manhattan. The wheels are turning - I'll say that much. ;)

 

See Grace Stockdale in Kinky Boots running February 24 through March 8, 2015 at Dallas Summer Musicals at the Music Hall at Fair Park. For additional information and tickets, visit:

 

Grace Stockdale

Kinky Boots the Musical

Dallas Summer Musicals


* Some answers have been shortened for brevity.

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