Promo for "Woman in the Mirror."
|Published: 8:30 AM, 07/05/2012
Author: Jessica Cross
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
Monroe County native and Strawberry Plains resident Ronda Smalling has
always been passionate about the arts, but coming from a small town
made the obstacles on the way to accomplish her dream a little harder
"I was born with the desire to act,
entertain and write," said Smalling, who grew up in the Ball Play
area of Tellico Plains. "When I was a child, I would put on a show
for anyone who came to our house. I had a dream that one day I could
do this. I just had to take the first step."
Smalling created Thundering Hoofs
Productions in 1992. She has continued to be involved in roles and
extras for several movies including Tyler Perry's "Family That
Preys," "Country Strong," "Stand Like a Mountain," and "The Intensive Care."
"I love the idea and art of creating
something from the ground up that will bring enjoyment to others for
a long time," said Smalling, who creates her talent as coming from
the Matoy family's Cherokee blood line.
See full story in the Wednesday, July 4, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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