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Meet Andres Santiago Pina!

July 10, 2018

Andres is the wonderful actor portraying the title character in odysseus tied to the masT. We sat down with him recently to ask him a few questions about his approach and process. Check out his answers below!

What's your favorite part of working on a new show?

The people.

 

When has art helped you overcome something in your life?

When I was young I dealt with a lot of depression and I didn't have an outlet to express myself creatively, because I grew up in a house where showing your emotions was a sign of weakness. Art helped me to channel my emotions in a safe way. It helped me to get in touch with things about myself that I’m still learning.

 

What are some what-ifs you're following or hope to follow soon?

A what-if that I am hoping to follow would be - what if I was exactly where I needed to be all the time without feeling like I should be doing something else? And what if I just did things that scared me all the time?

 

What other artists inspire you?

There’s so many. The person that I’ve been really thinking about a lot lately is Fiona Shaw. I think she’s wonderful. This teacher named Mary who has had a huge impact on my life lately. And Basquiat. And Miles Davis.

 

What projects do you have coming up next?

Finishing up a play that I am writing.

 

 

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