“What I tried to do as a director there is to not get a
performance out of a person, but instead make the party feel real and let Melora
stay in connection with her tool, which is her body and her voice, and keep a
crucible of safety around her so she knows to go there,” she adds. “Then she
did go there.”
“She is so freeing,”
Hardin says of Soloway’s directing skills, adding that her confidence helps lay
the groundwork for all the actors to deliver their best work.