Tony Dadika [adadika]
How did you begin acting?
One day I picked up Back Stage and started reading. I saw The School for Film and Telivision,gave them a call and took acting 101.
At what stage in your career did you realise that acting could be something you do professionally?
In acting 101 when I was up in font of everyone and loved being there.
Please list an Internet address where one can see something about you.
Please list the most important or defining jobs of your career.
The film Methodic
Please list any famous performances that have helped you in reference to your evolution in acting.
The role of Archibald in SILENT
Please list three actors and three actresses that you like.
Christopher Walkin, Richard Burton, Lou Costello Glen Close, Katherine Hepburn, Carol Burnett
What type of psychological, physical, and emotional preparation do you do before a performance?
Just sit and think.
What is your criteria in determining which projects you select?
Will it be fun,and can I really do it well. We are the first to know if we are misscast.
Never do a project if you don't believe it is right for you.
What type of communication do you normally establish with directors?
I listen to everything they say. I keep my sugestions to a bare minimum. I belive a director directs and an actor acts. If you listen the director can make you look golden.
What is the archetypal character in which you tend to be typecast?
I usually get cast as the easy going nice guy but also could flip in an instant.
Has there been a role that has been especially difficult for you?
Do you see yourself working in this field in twenty years?
If Im alive Yes
What do you do to kill time during waiting periods at casting calls?
Study the lines to be the best.
Are you continuing to educate yourself through acting classes, seminars, or other courses? Do you combine this with your normal job?
An actor has to constantly learn and become better. You have to keep doing things to make you better.
Is there any fetish role you haven't interpreted yet, but that you have in your head to do one day?
I want to battle the Orcs with a sword.
According to your experience, please describe the best and worst of each medium: cinema, theatre, television.
They are all the best.There is no worst. All are great areas to work in.
Is there any scene or role that you would never interpret due to personal morals, principles, or taboos?
I would be hard pressed to smoke or do an evil scene with children.
Could you say that your tools as an actor pertain to a certain school or concrete method?
I combine all the methods and schools to fit who I am as an actor. We all have our own individual characteristics the make us who we are never try to change you use what you learn to become a better you as an cator.
Which director would you like to read this interview? What type of role would you like for him/her to offer you?
Any big screen director. I would take whatever they had to offer and give 1,000%.
Have you ever thought of giving up on the profession? If yes, when and why?
One personal reason why to keep doing this work
I love it
How do you feel when people recognise you on the street?
amused and surprised
What advice would you give to someone just starting out in acting?
Do not get discouraged and always give your all. Never give the directop tips on how he could do a scene. Have fun,if it is not fun go get a job at Wal Mart.