Alyssa Oster is a teen with impeccable strides in acting with bright dreams and a future ahead. She is a lady who has beaten social pressures, especially at her age, by sticking to her values and existence. She has been toughing out social pressures, as they can highly diminish one’s goals. Oster, now a fast-rising and noteworthy star in the entertainment industry, has continued impacting her generation positively, while presently attending high school online.
But the high-schooler isn’t a stranger to the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic has brought her way, yet has continued to maintain academic honors and excellence.
“The pandemic was a huge challenge for me, because…it caused panic, fear, and uncertainty,” Oster told Disrupt Magazine. “I don’t like a lot of change, so it had a major impact. Traveling was stopped, school went virtual, and it impacted my social and family life. There was a lot of uncertainty in the world and it changed my outlook on life.”
In five years, Alyssa Oster says she sees herself attending a college with a good theater and arts program. “In the future, I would like to write my own screenplay and producer/direct my own work.” With many rising artists, education is often seen as a distraction for purposes of growing his/her/their entertainment career, but not to Oster, who believes that pursuing an education will make her a “well-rounded individual” while also helping her with her business and acting decisions. “I feel that it will also give me something to fall back on if for some reason I can no longer perform in the industry.”
She recounted a particular college university she came across during her college search, called Theatre of Arts in Los Angeles, and described a course it offered, called Motion Capture Acting. “I was intrigued by the acting and the special effects that could be done; it seemed like a lot of fun.”
Taking the pandemic into consideration, Oster said the biggest challenge for her as a rising actress, was the entire industry shutting down. “It just came to a halt, where in-person auditions were stopped, which limited my ability to obtain roles.” But the actress is confident the industry will continue returning to some semblance of normalcy.
For others who are close in age to Alyssa Oster, who may be susceptible to social pressures, Oster suggests to try and tough through it. “Social pressures can be very stressful and you should always remember to stay true to yourself, and your values.”
The young actress hopes to see herself in a starring role in a television sitcom or drama, while continuing to give back to the community with her activism in combating brain cancer, something which hits close to home for Oster.
In a previous interview with True Hollywood Talk, Oster revealed that her passion and activism in support for Brain Cancer Awareness and eradication stemmed from her mother’s triumph as a brain cancer survivor.
“Learning that my mother was diagnosed with brain cancer had a major impact on me,” she told True Hollywood Talk. “At that time I was unsure of whether my mother would survive as she needed urgent brain surgery to try and eradicate her cancer. Due to my age, I was not permitted to visit my mother after her surgery. I could only find out information from my father and family members as to how she was doing..”
“Her surgery was a partial success, but she would still require treatments. During her surgery she suffered a major stroke and I was privileged to see her fight and her determination to recover and eventually go back to work teaching full time; a personal goal of hers. I watched as she endured chemotherapy and Proton Radiation Therapy to attempt to remove the remaining tumor left behind from her surgery.”
Oster and her family continue fighting today, because of her mother’s perseverance, resilience and achievements. “[This] inspired me to join in the cause of bringing awareness to brain cancer. Unlike many other forms of cancer brain cancer does not share in the same awareness that breast cancer does. Therefore, my personal goal is to help bring the same level of awareness to brain cancer as there is to other cancers as it is just as deadly.”
It is important to stand by causes and movements that help to empower others, particularly those who may be treated differently, or as marginalized. On Tuesday, the U.S. criminal justice prevailed as the trial of former Minnesota police officer Derek Chauvin came to an end, with the jury returning a ‘guilty’ verdict on all three counts for the murder of George Floyd.
By the hour, it becomes ever-more increasingly important to ‘be kind,’ especially in an industry that is already facing backlash of abuse power. “I think that it is very important that everyone is kind to everyone, and that everyone’s voice should be heard equally,” Oster commented. “We are one race, the human race.”
Currently, Alyssa Oster is waiting to resume her role in Toll House Horrors, while continuing to audition for various roles. Toll House Horrors, directed by Larry E. Johnson, was postponed back in February 2020, due to the pandemic. The film, according to IMDB, tells the story of two sisters who are caught in the grip of Demon Trollers, in an unimaginable afterlife of terror and disorientation, where life, death, and love is not what you might imagine. Oster has a leading role in the upcoming film.
Navy Veteran Davis Chris Takes the Music Industry by storm
In life, you need to break down anything that might be holding you back and change course if need be...
5 Disruptive Leaders Paving the Way in 2021
Where there is uncertainty, lies a whirlwind of opportunity. 2020 was the year that had entrepreneurs learn a great deal...
Brock Pierce Wants To Disrupt The Two Party System And Be Your Next President
We don’t usually cover politics much here at Disrupt, but when Crypto billionaire and friend of the show, Brock Pierce...
John Mcafee – Predictions For The Future
John McAfee is a world-famous tech CEO, computer scientist, civil disobedience activist, privacy advocate, and pioneer of the commercial anti-virus...
Gaby Wall Street – Teaching Latinas to Thrive During The Crisis
It’s no secret we are facing one of the most challenging financial times of the last few decades as we...
Tony Delgado – The #1 Entrepreneurship Movement In Puerto Rico
Puerto Rican online market is in constant progress. With many entrepreneurs who are coming here to start a business, it...
Elena Cardone – The 10X Ladies Conference Is Declaring 2020 The Decade For Women
The next ten years are meant for women to continue growing their potential and succeeding in multiple areas, including business....
How Josh Elizetxe Built Snow Into a $40 Million Dollar Business
There is nothing quite like an entrepreneur’s determination when starting a business. That’s my original quote by the way (pun...
How Jason Capital Became A Self Made Millionaire By 24
Have you ever wanted to earn the respect of everyone who ever looked down on you at some point in...
Sam Bakhtiar On His Way To A Quarter Billion
Dr. Saman Bakhtiar, who prefers being referred as Sam, lives in an 8200 square foot $5.2 million house, Sam is...
Executive Voice1 week ago
How Alex Kleyner is Helping Households Who Are Counting On Store2Door.com For Essential Supplies
Executive Voice2 weeks ago
Step Aside, White Claw: Meet Dezo, the New Health-Conscious Hard Seltzer Brand Taking Summer 2021 by Storm
Executive Voice6 days ago
ATS Wallet to Launch World’s First Digital Wallet IPO for Investors in 2022
Executive Voice2 weeks ago
How Matt Shields Built 4 Six Figure Marketing Agencies at Just 19
Executive Voice5 days ago
Top 10 Realtors To Watch Out For In 2021
Legal1 week ago
Former TV Star Josh Duggar Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ to Federal Child Pornography Charges; What Next?
Executive Voice2 weeks ago
Emmanuel Olowe trying to teach the youth financial literacy
News1 week ago
Robinhood Has “Become a Very Significant Part of the Casino Aspect,” Says Warren Buffet