Where are you from?
How does it feel to be a Sundance sensation?
I was raised to think I was a star. Because if you don’t, then who will? But it still feels weird. Now everyone is going to know who I am. But before, I was just a regular person. This film has gone so far, so fast — and much further than I thought it would go.
What’s the buzz about your movie?
It’s about a tomboy who boxes, but all of a sudden she sees a dance team and she wants to start dancing. Her big brother tells her: “Try it. What have you got to lose?”
Tell me about your character.
Toni asks lots of questions. This is her first time trying to be a dancer. She is scared and confused. She’s trying to find who she is. She’s trying to find the person inside of her. She’s trying to find out: Who’s Toni?