"Feisty, Fast, and Smart"
Clip: Season 44 Episode 1 | 1m 15s
“Someone smart and cute – most days. Someone with a heart so big the sky couldn’t hold it.” This is how Jasmine, a fiery, fast-paced young Latina woman passionately describes herself. But do others see her for who she truly is? Heather Velazquez talks about what it is like to play a woman who may be characterized by the way she looks or speaks.
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Jaime Lincoln Smith plays a school security guard trying to do right by keeping order.
Namir Smallwood plays Omari, a high school student who wrestles with his identity.
Tasha Lawrence plays Laurie, a high school teacher captured striking a student in class.
The cast and director of Pipeline share what they hope audiences take away from the story.
Major support for this episode is provided by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Major funding for Live From Lincoln Center is provided by the family of Robert Wood Johnson III, the Robert and Renée Belfer Family Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass and the National Endowment for the Arts.