Avaah Opens for Toronto Womens Fashion Week’s International Spotlight: Amato Couture

“It’s a sense, a feeling, I take in what the designer has created and channel that feeling into my walk, my look, my presence. It’s such a rewarding feeling to see the happiness in the designer’s spirit when I can accomplish that for them, and connect with the audience.” – Avaah Blackwell Avaah Blackwell opened […]

Avaah Blackwell Wins “Best Actress” for her Performance in Figment

“Avaah, You are one of the best actors I have ever seen. Much deserved. Congratulations.” – Susy Botello, Director San Diego Mobil Film Fest Avaah’s performance as Diana in Figment earned her the award for “Best Actress” at the San Diego Mobil Film Fest this past weekend! Figment also won “Best Film” and was nominated […]

Avaah Stars in Odonis Odonis “Needs”

A music video I star in, “Needs” by Odonis Odonis, is on fiyahhh! In fact, it’s a staff pick on Vimeo!! Congrats Team! This video took the tools used to highlight my image (lighting, wardrobe, filters , angles) and flipped them, to make me look “strange” “weird” “alien” and truthfully, a bit “ugly”. It was refreshing […]

Versace Casts Avaah Blackwell For FW16 Runway Launch

  Versace cast me to walk for their #FW16 launch of their Saks 5th Avenue collection launch! It was a blast, and held at Muzik Night Club – They wanted edgy walks with lots of attitude. When I walked into the casting at Muzik Night Club,  gazing around at all the leggy skinny gazelles still […]

The Artist’s Evolution. Pt. I

Each situation is an opportunity for personal and artistic growth. The evolution of an artist is parallel to the evolution of our being.” Jeremy Mcmullin– President & Lead Designer, Designcorp. Something has changed. My world is in flux. I’m out of body.  As this year comes to a close, I’m looking back and reflecting- as many others […]

Toronto Fashion Icon, Whitney Linen.

I first met Miss Westwood on a sunny summer day in Yorkville, Toronto. I was captivated, by this powerful woman I saw standing outside her cozy-chic studio with a popup shop showcasing her Canadian made designs. Going through her line, I was deeply impacted by the subtle, relaxed luxury and customized care in each individual piece. […]

Fitting in with Yourself.

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.” – John Wooden Recommended Reading: The Little Prince “What do you do?”  the most common question I hear, and every time I  get mental claustrophobia. It’s box time- […]

Audition Tips and Tricks with Top Coach: Dean Armstrong

There are no rights or wrongs, only stronger choices- Dean Armstrong Having attended countless  workshops over the span of my career as an actress, I found this one hosted by Dean Armstrong to be among the most informative, useful and candid. This is an ongoing theme at Armstrong Acting Studios. Why? 1.) The Armstrong team knows […]