Author

Cheryl Weaver

Cheryl Weaver

Cheryl Weaver has performed in theaters all over the country. Locally, she has been in productions at Kansas City Repertory Theatre, the New Theatre, as well as many of the other professional theaters. She has a one-woman show about the life of Annie Oakley. She is a proud member of Actors Equity and the Screen Actors Guild and when actors are finally allowed to return to the stage, she is scheduled to perform at the Unicorn Theatre. She is a graduate of the University of Kansas and lives in Lawrence.

OPINION

How to express yourself like a professional while wearing a mask

By: - September 19, 2020

Like everyone, I’ve been thinking about masks. Since I’m an actor by profession, I feel like we’re living in this weird, forced acting exercise, this play I call “Masking in the time of COVID.” How do we perform it? I recently went to a salon to get my hair cut and colored. I had waited […]

OPINION

When Kansas doesn’t recognize artists as job seekers, tragedy ensues

By: - August 30, 2020

The Kansas Reflector welcomes opinion pieces from writers who share our goal of widening the conversation about how public policies affect the day-to-day lives of people throughout our state. Cheryl Weaver is an actor who lives in Lawrence. So earlier this week I got a substantial amount of money from the Kansas Department of Labor. […]