Selah Atwood

She played in Polly Schattel’s Dollar Baby Here There Be Tygers as Susie.

SKSM: Could you start with telling me a little bit about yourself? Who are you and what do you do?

Selah Atwood: My name is Selah Atwood. I am an actor and a competitive gymnast. I have four siblings and ten pets.

SKSM: When did you know you wanted to become an actor?

Selah Atwood: When I got the part in Three Billboards. I wasn’t an actor then, but now, thanks to my little sister who got me the part, I have now acted in several films.

SKSM: How did you become involved in Here There Be Tygers Dollar Baby film?

Selah Atwood: I have known Jennifer and Penny for years, and Jennifer asked me to audition.

SKSM: What do you think it is about the story that attracts people so much?

Selah Atwood: It is very relatable, everyone has been afraid of something, or been bullied in some way.

SKSM: Did you have to audition for the part or was it written directly for you?

Selah Atwood: I auditioned for this part, and had a lot of fun working with Penny.

SKSM: You worked with Polly Schattel on this film, how was that?

Selah Atwood: I loved working with her. She had a great sense of humor, and made this project very fun. I would love to work with her again in the future.

SKSM: Was there any funny or special moment when they made the movie that you would like to tell me about?

Selah Atwood: I enjoyed every minute on set. It was super cool to see everything come together.

SKSM: Do you still have any contact with the crew/cast from that time? If so with who?

Selah Atwood: I still hang out with penny, and one of the girls goes to my gymnastics.

SKSM: What are you working on nowadays?

Selah Atwood: I am continuing to audition for films. I am also doing a summer Shakespeare program where we will be performing a youth production of King Lear.

SKSM: Are you a fan of Stephen King’s work?

Selah Atwood: I love the premise of Here There be Tygers, but I haven’t read a lot of his work.

SKSM: What is one thing people would be surprised to know about you?

Selah Atwood: I play guitar and have a band with my older sister. We have written three or four songs.

SKSM: Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Is there anything you want to say to the fans that read this interview?

Selah Atwood: Thank you to Jennifer and Polly for making this possible. It was an amazing experience.

SKSM: Do you like to add anything else?

Selah Atwood: The cast and crew were super fun to work with. I am glad that I had the chance to participate in the project. Susie was super fun to play.

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