Yes But Why ep 160 Finding creative bliss in the desert with Dawn Davis of Desert Lady Diaries!

In this week’s Yes But Why Podcast episode, we meet Dawn Davis, actress, voiceover artist and host of the Desert Lady Diaries podcast!

The conversation opens with Dawn talking about her acting career in regional theater in Florida and North Carolina before she moved to Los Angeles to dig into the film and TV business.

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Dawn Davis is an amazing woman and Amy loved talking to her. Along the way, Dawn gives some great business tips for actors.

Hi-Desert Cultural Center production

But the real epiphany, both in this interview and in Dawn’s life, is when the story moved to the small town near Joshua Tree National Park where Dawn now resides. The change of location made palpable changes to Dawn and to her world view. It is so great to hear how at home Dawn feels in her new surroundings. 

award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama 2018, from Desert Theatre League

Dawn and Amy spend most of the interview talking about the vibrant creative community she has now found and how they have nurtured her and inspired her as an artist. Dawn was so inspired by the wonderful women in her area that she started the Desert Lady Diaries to record some of the oral history of the community. Shoutout to the ladies of Hi Desert Fringe Festival and Hi-Desert Cultural Center!

This was a really great talk about living a full life in the arts! Support Dawn by subscribing to the Desert Lady Diaries podcast!


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