‘It’s so wild to look back!’ Orange is the New Black’s Taylor Schilling reveals she is taking acting classes to prepare for new challenges as the series comes to an end
She is the multi-award winning actress who played Piper Chapman in Orange Is the New Black.
And now that the series has come to an end, Taylor Schilling has revealed she needs to adjust to life again after playing the role for seven years.
In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the 34-year-old said she is struggling to imagine a future without Piper but is ready to move forward.
End of a chapter: Taylor Schilling (pictured) revealed she needs to adjust to life again after playing the role of Piper Chapman for seven years
‘It’s so wild to look back on these last seven years. I’ve done some movies and plays in between the seasons,’ she told the publication.
‘But to have this be definitely over is such a ripe moment to move forward in different ways,’ she added.
Taylor has revealed she is even taking acting classes again and is excited to get back to life prior to the show.
Taylor said: ‘To have this be definitely over is such a ripe moment to move forward in different ways’ and added that she is taking acting classes
‘I am so looking forward to having a bit more of a clear schedule and an ability to challenge myself,’ she said.
‘I’m just following my own curiosity and wherever my sense of freedom takes me. Basically, I’m waiting for something that feels very satisfying,’ she added.
Meanwhile, the final season of Orange is the New Black is set to air on Netflix Friday, July 26.
Success: Taylor has played Piper in Orange Is the New Black for the past seven years but the drama has come to an end
The seventh season will explore Piper’s next steps as she adjusts to life outside prison while her wife Alex Vause is still behind bars.
Since airing in 2013, the drama series has won over 20 awards.
In 2014, OITNB won the Satellite Award for Best Television Series as well as the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series.
Final: The seventh season is set to explore Piper as she adjusts to life outside prison while her wife Alex Vause is still behind bars