” Every audition is different, but I get incredibly nervous and insecure and worked up for however long I have to prep – that’s when I get to spin. But you’re not allowed to spin once you enter the room. Doubt really can’t enter the room when you’re auditioning – unless it’s part of the character. “


” I got last-minute rush seats to Baz Luhrmann’s ‘Boheme,’ and my favorite singer, Ekaterina Solovyeva, was playing Mimi that day. My face got burned off when she sang the aria ‘Donde Lieta Usci.’ The woman was technically sobbing and singing opera at the same time. I don’t know how you do that. “


” Going to the theater or having the honor of performing in theater reminds you of your humanity in a very different way. It’s a real release and an incredible challenge. But the stage is a dangerous place. You gotta be trained. Plus, crowds like when things go wrong. I think that’s part of the thrill. Anything can happen. “


” I would feel ill without theater. It’s kind of a cliche, but every time you make a mistake, you really do have to learn from it to move on. When you’re doing something live, there’s no time to dwell. Hopefully you’ll laugh it off, but if not, you can always take a day to hate yourself. “


” I think if you want to get to know me, you should come and see a show. A person might get to see more sides of me. “


” You leave part of yourself on every stage you’re on. How could you not live in the air somehow? “



All 6 Nina Arianda Quotes about You in picture


Every audition is different, but I get incredibly nervous and insecure and worked up for however long I have to prep - that
I got last-minute rush seats to Baz Luhrmann
Going to the theater or having the honor of performing in theater reminds you of your humanity in a very different way. It
I would feel ill without theater. It
I think if you want to get to know me, you should come and see a show. A person might get to see more sides of me.
You leave part of yourself on every stage you

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