Roz Peterson on Inside the Character's Studio

Give it up for Roz Peterson, the star of Lauren Bjorkman's My Invented Life, on Inside the Character's Studio!

Roz and Eva are sisters, close friends, and fierce rivals. Roz fantasizes about snagging the lead in the school play and sexy skate god Bryan as her boyfriend. Sadly a few obstacles stand between her and her dreams. For one, Eva is the more talented actress. And Bryan happens to be Eva’s boyfriend. But is Eva having a secret love affair with a girl? Enquiring minds need to know.

Roz prides herself on random acts of insanity. In one such act, she invents a girlfriend of her own to encourage Eva to open up. The plan backfires, and Roz finds herself neck deep in her invented life. When Roz meets a mercurial boy with a big problem, she begins to understand the complex feelings beneath the labels. And she gets a second chance to earn Eva’s trust.

My Invented Life is set in a small California high school during rehearsals for a Shakespeare comedy.

Welcome, Roz!

What is your favorite word?
clotpole

What is your least favorite word?
ex-boyfriend

What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally?
When I'm up on stage, my wings unfurl and I can fly.

What turns you off?
unrehearsed death scenes

What is your favorite curse word?
dankish puttock

What sound or noise do you love?
applause, mingled with stomps, and hoots of approval

What sound or noise do you hate?
the sound of my nails being chewed to the nubs.

What profession would you like to attempt?
professional acting (for obvious reasons, and not just to meet the hotties)

What profession would you not like to do?
accountant (for even more obvious reasons, though I bet there are a few cute accountants, too)

If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates?
Shakespeare is dying to meet you.

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