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Published on June 20th, 2019 | by Jerry Doby


Actor Mara Hall on Balancing Her Career as an Actor while Being a New Mom

Multi-faceted actor, musician, and teacher, writer and producer Mara Hall has been burning the midnight oil as a new mother balancing her work life with her new OWN series “Ambitions,” which premiered on Tuesday, June 18Th, as well as her extensive teaching career, and her most important job and role to-date, being a mother.

“Ambitions” explores the sexy, deceitful machinations of love, power and politics in America’s hottest urban mecca, Atlanta, Georgia. The series centers around the intense rivalry between formidable legal eagles Stephanie Lancaster (Robin Givens) and Amara Hughes (Essence Atkins), former best friends from college who find themselves adversaries in both their personal and professional lives. Mara portrays a mysterious relative of the Lancaster’s’ that comes into town in the middle of chaos, with unclear intentions.

The Hype Magazine caught up with Mara to discuss balancing her career as an actor while being a new mom, as well as her incredible journey earning her Doctor of Musical Arts in Clarinet Performance.

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