Mark Antonio [cyanidegirl]
How did you begin acting?
At what stage in your career did you realise that acting could be something you do professionally?
When i did my first community play and i got offered a job.
What type of communication do you normally establish with directors?
i try to get on a friend to friend basis, it just makes rehearsal a-lot easier for me.
What advice would you give to someone just starting out in acting?
Try your best; the only thing people can say is 'no'.
What do you do? What is your musical specialty?
I sing and i play the flute. i guess flute would be my specialty.
How do you feel right before going out on stage?
Nervous, excited, scared shit-less, happy, sad, worried. i'm little a bottle of emotions just waiting to explode.
List three songs that are key to your life.
I Can Barley Breathe, by Manchester Orchestra; Pieces Mended, by The Used; and Guernica, by Brand New.
What type of music do you detest?
What time did you get up this morning?
Who would you play with, without a doubt?
What hobbies have you got?
A-lot. i play the flute, i love singing, and i have a great passion for acting. even though to some people i'm no good; i love doing these things because it makes me more... me.
If you were sent to a deserted island, which book, CD and film would you take with you?
Book: Eternal, CD: Self title THE USED, and Film: Labyrinth
How do you find the balance between working to live and living to work?
I find balance by not worrying about if I'm working to live or living to work. how else can someone find a healthy medium? i just take what comes my way and deal with what i can on the spot. i guess you could say i go with the flow. i couldn't imagine living any other way.
In moments of tension, what techniques work in calming the mind?
Deep breathing, Music, thinking about something completely off topic, but different 'techniques' are used for different situation.
A simple pleasure that for you is quite big or important.
How do you respond to telemarketing calls?
I actually try to get the off topic and have a everyday conversation with them. if they don't corporate i usually just hang up.
Something in which you are completely incompetent.
Guitar, Clay sculpture, drawing.
Of what are you an addict?
Coke a cola, Acoustic music (well GOOD acoustic music), and love stories; god i'm a sucker for love stories.
You have nine wins in a row in a game of roulette: do you continue because you are on a good run, or abandon the game because statistically, it is your turn to lose?
Abandon, and i usually don't have the best of luck anyways.
What toy gave you the best moments of your childhood?
This huge float i used to take in the lake with me. it was a dragon type thing that i could ride on, i have to say it was pretty epic. now that i think about it, i don't know what happened to it.
What was your favourite primary/secondary school teacher like?
She's amazing. Jmac talks to me like i'm her friend, but she always keeps in her mind that i am, in fact, one of her students.
How did you meet your current boy/girlfriend?
Skateland USA. Jesus that was so long ago.
What was your first vehicle?
Ford Escort 1995. it was good while it lasted.
To which other place in the world would you move without hesitation?
Greece, it's just so damn beautiful.
A bad habit you have overcome.
Cutting, Pot, and lying to myself. i do say i've come very far.
Which animal do you prefer for company?
My black cat Luna.
If you were to return reincarnated, which real-life person would you like to be?
Myself, i don't want to be better and i don't want to be worse. i've finally got to where i'm okay with who i am; i don't want to be anybody else.
What are the things that you definitely want to do before dying?
Sing my own song on stage.