” Dating, to people, can mean completely different things. “


” After the success of ‘Empire’ and ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ and ‘Scandal’ and ‘Power’ and ‘Black-ish’, which all had characters that were genuine, authentic, and had the language of real people, I found myself coming into pilot season and every network just wanted to have their version of one of those shows. “


” It’s like one of the best things that can ever happen to you as an actor: to have your story reach people, even if they don’t look like you and even though they may not be able to identify with a black male, they can still identify with what’s happening to you. “


” I love to study people and pick apart what makes a person or character who they are. I never want to get complacent in that. “


” Young women who come to Rise every weekend range from ages 15-19 years if they’re in school and 19-24 years if they’re out of school. These empowered young women talk about protecting themselves, their friends and communities and how they can educate people to help break the stigma surrounding AIDS. “


” There are tons of talented people out there, and we just don’t get a chance to get into this system. I want to be a part of that. I want to help these young, diverse, unique voices tell stories. “


” I want to create this pool of talent to draw from, and I hope that people get inspired to make more web series and bring them to me to help develop. “


” I read the script first to get the perspective on the whole story, the writing, and how the character I’m auditioning for is talked about by other people or relates to other people, from there, I go into the sides. “


” I run the material, always with two people, sometimes three. We all see things so differently, so to get a couple of people’s perspectives on what I’m doing and the material itself is insanely helpful for honing in on what to take into the audition room. “



All 9 Jay Ellis Quotes about People in picture


Dating, to people, can mean completely different things.
After the success of


It
I love to study people and pick apart what makes a person or character who they are. I never want to get complacent in that.
Young women who come to Rise every weekend range from ages 15-19 years if they
There are tons of talented people out there, and we just don
I want to create this pool of talent to draw from, and I hope that people get inspired to make more web series and bring them to me to help develop.
I read the script first to get the perspective on the whole story, the writing, and how the character I
I run the material, always with two people, sometimes three. We all see things so differently, so to get a couple of people
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