Performance art theatre, festivals, and many local artists have been hit hard by the pandemic. Sharon Heldt, an actress with 34 years of experience, shares how the pandemic has affected her career and the arts community. Heldt talks about the struggles she faced as a teacher in Acting Out! Kids Theatre. Now as restrictions are lifted, Heldt hopes artists can see a better hope for their future. Heldt recently had a guest role in The Handmaid’s Tale.