He showed some pictures that I’d never seen from her days at the Valley Youth Theatre.
At grade school age Emma was in no less than 16 productions at the theatre, located in Phoenix, Arizona. She told the Late Show host:
“You’ll notice that in most of the photos, it just consists of me going [makes surprised face].”
And those surprised faces are melting the frosty fossilized onyx that resides in my chest.
There are more images floating around the net, her as Eeyore, and old lady, and others that are sure to make you find Ms. Garfield even more adorable than you already did.
YVT’s alumni page states that she played Otter in The Wind in the Willows, Old Queen Maude in The Princess and the Pea, Mother Swan in Honk!, Great Mother in The Little Mermaid, and Tweedledum (above) in Alice in Wonderland.
She makes not being self-conscious look so fun.