Anzzia Magazine Spring 2019 Volume #30 - Page 26

Anzzia: What kind of things should an aspiring actor is involved in to prepare themselves for this field of work?

Lunden: You have to train. Cold reading and scene study classes are great however, I suggest some type of method training.

Anzzia: What would you do if you couldn't act?

Lunden: I’d be a nurse. That was another goal of mine in high school.

Anzzia: Give me a few tips to be a successful actor?

 

Lunden: 1. Train train train

2. Find a great agent to add to your team

3. When times are slow... create your own content. You never know who’s watching.

Anzzia: What do you dislike about the art world?

Lunden: Nothing at all. I’m madly in love with this business.


Anzzia: What is your dream project?

Lunden: My dream is to work with Samuel L. Jackson or Viola Davis. The project could be a student film or big blockbuster. It doesn’t matter as long as I’m working with either of them.

Anzzia: What have you learned from the directors that you have worked with throughout your career?

Lunden: I’ve learned to trust myself as an actor. To be confident with the choices I make.

Anzzia: What are your strong points as an actor? 

 

 

 Lunden: My strength is creating a backstory for my character. Taking her from script to screen.

Anzzia: Of all the roles you have played in the past, which is your favorite?

Lunden: In one of my first roles, I played a young lady from West Africa named Joanne Mbutu. She came to the United States to create a better life for herself. That role is my favorite because I could identify with her.

Anzzia: What has been your greatest accomplishment as an actor?

Lunden: Every opportunity is an accomplishment. This is a very tough and competitive business. Therefore, I consider every booking large or small accomplishment. 

I am so blessed for my “best leading actress” nominations. To be recognized for my work is truly an honor.

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