Actor Spotlight - Jared Parrish
Jared Parrish is an all-star Barrier-Free"er" who participates in our Inclusive Theater Company B, social clubs, and numerous classes.
Recently, Jared played Robert in "I Do, I Think," Co. B's original show that premiered live on Youtube in March 2021.
In addition to Barrier-Free, Jared attends post-secondary school, rides horses, participates in Special Olympics, and more!
Thank you Jared for being willing to be a spotlighted Barrier-Free actor!
View the video interview or read the full transcript below.
Question 1: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself?
I'm Jared Parrish. I'm 20 years old and I live in Westminster, Maryland with my parents.
Question 2: When did you become involved in Barrier-Free?
I joined Barrier-Free in September of 2019 and participate in theater group, social club, and classes.
Question 3: What is your favorite part of creating our original shows?
Right now, since Barrier-Free is virtual, it's fun to choose costumes and watch everyone on screen with their costumes. Everyone has a lot of fun together!
Question 4: Do you have a favorite character you've played?
I like playing Robert in "I Do, I Think," right now since he's funny because he has trouble staying awake.
"I Do, I Think" begins at 44:48.
Question 5: How has Barrier-Free impacted your life?
I've made new friends and also enjoy the theater productions. I even got to virtually meet people from England last year doing our drama productions.
Question 6: What interests do you have outside of Barrier-Free?
I attend post-secondary school in Carroll County. I also ride horses, do Special Olympics, watch TV, and read books.
Question 7: What would you tell someone that is interested in becoming involved in Barrier-Free programs?
I would tell them that Barrier-Free is a lot of fun and everyone is really friendly so you should definitely think about joining. Everyone has a place in Barrier-Free!
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