‘General Hospital’: The ‘Crazy’ Way Sydney Mikayla Memorizes Her Lines for the Show

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Sydney Mikayla is without doubt one of the rising younger stars of General Hospital. The 17-year-old at the moment performs Trina Robinson, the rebellious daughter of Portia Robinson and Marcus Taggert. Mikayla has solely been on General Hospital for a yr, however she is already making a reputation for herself as a cleaning soap actor.

Working on a daytime cleaning soap opera might be fairly troublesome at instances, particularly since a present like General Hospital airs a brand new episode each weekday. In order to sort out the quantity of dialogues given to her, Mikayla shares she makes use of a “crazy” method of memorizing her traces.

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Sydney Mikayla, William Lipton, and Eden McCoy | Walt Disney Television/Matt Petit

Sydney Mikayla has been performing since she was a younger baby

Mikayla’s mom, Sonya, is an actor herself, so maybe it isn’t shocking Mikayla began performing when she was a younger baby. As reported by Soap Opera Digest, Mikayla’s mom by no means pushed her daughter into performing, however Mikayla herself discovered enjoyment in it and determined to maintain going.

Mikayla’s first position was on her favourite childhood present, Yo Gabba Gabba!. In the early 2010s, she had minor roles in standard exhibits like Parenthood, Community, and Hot in Cleveland. Then, she made a reputation for herself in 2014 when she was forged as younger Gabby Douglas in The Gabby Douglas Story, the Lifetime biopic concerning the Olympic gymnast.

In a brand new interview with Digital Journal, Mikayla shares her thought on why she enjoys performing a lot. She says, “Acting affords me the opportunity to free myself and express myself. That motivates me to keep going. It’s so much fun being on set and being able to portray someone different.”

Sydney Mikayla joined General Hospital in 2019           

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Mikayla joined the forged of General Hospital in February 2019 as Trina Robinson. Initially, Trina was solely a recurring character with little or no traces. However later that yr, Mikayla was promoted to a most important forged member.

Along with the opposite youngsters on the present, a lot of Trina’s story traces contain numerous teenage antics. In reality, Trina has been portrayed as a really rebellious teenager who hid condoms in Josslyn Jacks’ backpack and helped Cameron Webber purchase marijuana. However, over time, viewers acquired to study extra about Trina’s household life, together with who her mother and father are.

Mikayla tells Digital Journal that she likes taking part in Trina due to how completely different their lives are. “Obviously, my life is not nearly as exciting as Trina’s. I love being able to work and deal with a life that is much more exciting than mine,” Mikayla says. “I like how Trina has a super-interesting and fun life.”

The ‘crazy’ method Sydney Mikayla memorizes her line for General Hospital

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Working on a cleaning soap opera is a moderately difficult feat, particularly since these exhibits typically tape shortly and require actors to memorize a great deal of dialogues in a brief time frame. Mikayla is getting used to this with assist from a “crazy method” to recollect her traces.

“I record the other person’s lines and then, I go back and forth with me saying the lines and the pre-recorded me saying the lines,” she tells Digital Journal. “It’s a crazy method and honestly, I just keep going until I learn my lines and the other person’s lines.”

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