The following is from an interview with Lucian Msamati.
He's currently playing Salieri in Amadeus at the National Theatre.
What advice would you give to aspiring actors?
'Making it’ is for magazine covers and talk-shows; here today, gone tomorrow. 'Doing it’ is what you always wanted to do, are doing or will do. You can always 'Do it.’ So get on with it. Don’t be discouraged or pressured by the 'Make it’ brigade. Excellence and passion have nothing to do with 'Making it’ but absolutely everything to do with 'Doing it.’ So get on and 'Do it.’
The 2017 Actors' Renaissance Season casting has been announced.
Here are the players:
Starting from top left and going clockwise: Josh Innerst; Lauren Ballard; René Thornton, Jr.; Chris Johnston; David Anthony Lewis; Ginna Hoben; John Harrell; Jessika Williams; Grant Davis; Benjamin Reed; Allison Glenzer; and yours truly.
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