August 25, 2021
"Don't Say No To Yourself" ft. Nikita Redkar | Comedian, Actor, Screenwriter

On episode 30, I have a #CreativeConversation with my pal, Nikita Redkar, who is a stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter. She has been a standup comedian for 5+ years with notable accolades such as a semifinalist for the...


On episode 30, I have a #CreativeConversation with my pal, Nikita Redkar, who is a stand-up comedian, actor, and screenwriter.

She has been a standup comedian for 5+ years with notable accolades such as a semifinalist for the 2019 Funniest Person in Austin. She also wrote and acted in her debut web series, "Paranormal Disruption" and is currently studying for her Master's in film at the Met Film School in London.

 

In this episode, we discuss:

  • the impact/non-impact of growing up in multiple places (Austin, (Singapore, Germany, etc...) (3:04)
  • how she got into stand-up (11:26)
  • writing her first-ever web series with no prior knowledge of screenwriting/producing (21:56)
  • using comedy to detail her struggles with mental health (34:23)
  • if it's necessary to address her sexuality in her comedy (42:03)
  • her words of advice (59:31) 

 

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