Page of Flakes (people who agree to interviews and don’t answer their questions)

who will be the first?

Dawanna Conner is a Chicago based actor who replied to my Craigslist ad for interview subjects on 7/31/16. I sent her questions on 8/18 and reminded her to answer them twice. Here are the questions that I asked her.


1. What made you interested in acting?

2. To what method of acting do you ascribe?
3. Who are some of your acting influences?
4. What kind of day job do you have and how does it influence your pursuit of acting?
5. What is your strangest audition story?
6. What famous role could you have nailed?
7.What do you like about the acting scene in Chicago?
8. What would you change about it?
9. What was the best career advice anyone has ever given you?
10. Uno or Lo Malnati’s?
Evan Cole is a singer who appeared on American Idol. He reached out to me for an interview and I never heard from him again. Here are the questions I asked him.

1. When did you know you wanted to sing professionally?

2. What would surprise us about the American Idol experience?

3. How does going to school work with your pursuit of music?

4. Would you ever do reality TV again? (why or why not?)

5. Who do you think is the greatest American Idol contestant ever? (why)

6. You are also a song writer. What kinds of things do you like to write about?

7. Who are some of your musical influences and how can we hear it in your songs?

8. Do you have a back up plan, in case it doesn’t work out?

9. How do you select which songs to cover?

10. What characteristics do you think give someone the X factor?