Interview with cast member Matt Gold, playing Demetrius in Met by Moonlight

Matt Gold Matt Gold

Q: Where are you from?

I’m from Deerfield, IL – right down the street from The Music Theatre Company!

Q: How did you hear about The Music Theatre Company? What made you audition for the Young Artists’ Program?

Our awesome director, Hannah Dawe, choreographed the musical this last year at Deerfield High School. She was telling the cast what she was doing over the summer, and it sounded like a wonderful experience.

Q: What is your process of developing a character? How do you begin?

All of our characters do have a basic platform from Midsummer. During table work, all of the actors looked for the superobjective and how the character changes throughout the show.

Q: What do you hope to gain from YAP? What experiences are you most looking forward to?

This is definitely a learning process. I am looking forward to learning the language of Shakespeareand how a new work turns out!

Q: What do you want audiences to take away from the production?

The different forms of love and where they as audience members fit into them.

Q: What song is currently your summer anthem?

“Get Lucky by Daft Punk

Q: What is your favorite food on a hot summer day?

Italian Ice

 

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