We recently sat down with the extremely talented and eye- catching actress from Italy Claudia Ferrazzani. We spoke to her about some of her inspirations growing up as well as her plans for the future in the world of acting. Here is what she had to say:
Girls mag:Please introduce yourself to the readers and how and when did you first get into performing?
Claudia Ferrazzani:My name is Claudia Ferrazzani. I am originally from Italy and wanted to become an actress since I was 8 years old. I used to write plays and would gather at my best friend’s house and perform with her in front of her dad. We used take a sheet and use as a curtain to divide the stage from the audience (my friend’s dad). I fell in love with acting ever since then.
Girls mag:What inspired you to get into this industry?
Claudia Ferrazzani: My inspiration came when I was a child and it grew stronger as I became an adult. It’s difficult to define, but It’s like you have a fire in your belly and you have to follow it.
Girls mag:What kind of training have you had, if any?
Claudia Ferrazzani:I graduated from the University of Kent in the UK with a BA in Drama and Theatre Studies.
Girls mag:What has been your favorite role to play so far?
Claudia Ferrazzani:Playing Juliet in Romeo and Juliet. It may sound cliche’ but you can’t beat a classic. Shakespeare was a genius.
Girls mag:What has been one of your biggest achievements in your career so far?
Claudia Ferrazzani:Being able to develop as an actress.This comes with practice and working. Also simplicity, like I prefer in life and acting , which makes me feel good. Engaging with my characters as simply as possible. After all, they are human beings, just like us.
Girls mag:What projects do you have coming up?
Claudia Ferrazzani:A TV series entitled “Emergency: LA” shooting in Los Angeles. I am going to be playing a nurse, by the name of Maria Conti.
Girls mag:Who would you most like to work with and why?
Claudia Ferrazzani:Tom Cruise. He is a great actor and I love his action movies like Mission Impossible, which must be very challenging for an actor.
Girls mag:What are your plans for the future?
Claudia Ferrazzani:Keep doing what I love doing -acting.
Girls mag:What is your advice to aspiring performers?
Claudia Ferrazzani:If you have the fire in your belly like I did, follow it. And believe in yourself. Mindset is more important than technique.