Q. Describe the role you play in the production of The Gold Fish Bowl.
A. He’s a curator, art dealer and a friend. He supplies Mara with an opportunity. Anopportunity to advance her life and see a new way to lead it.
Q. What are your special talents, passions you bring to your work on the movie?
A. Passion is what I bring to the table! It is what I look to infuse an entire productionwith in order to create a comfortable and warm environment. Teamwork most of all iswhat Ialso bring- a good cog to have in the production machine. There is somethingto be said about working with a group of professionals, and this group consists of just that.
Q. How do you want your character to connect with viewers?
A. On a sensible level to experience the same emotional struggles as Mara. Mara needs more stability than what she has; Nathan is capable and willing to providethat. Nathan’s character provides Mara with a mentor to develop her budding career. A coach by her side to keep on her mind focused on her ambition.
Q. Explain how your character perceives the Winter family?
A. He sees the family as dysfunctional and my character is in a position to stabilize Mara’slife. The dysfunction is what makes the story. Having two people still maintain arelationship on such trembling waters is commendable.
Q. What are the challenges in playing your character?
A. Portraying a mentor that sits back and watches Mara grow. His coy approach isseductive and alluring to Mara. In a way he is holding the carrot in front Mara keeping her focused on the prize.
Q. What professional actor do you think upstages most others? Why?
A. Jim Carrey - his mannerisms and energy are almost impossible to replicate. Can only feed off of what he is giving you.
Q. If you could make a documentary, what subject would you choose and why?
A. Mental states of various college students through a semester period. Something that Is not often documented or seen.
Q. Favourite directors, favourite scores, soundtracks?
A. Favourite director- David Lynch. His balance of dark and light dichotomies really strikea cord with me. His works have left me both jubilated and terrified which has kept mecoming back. His ability to create unique and contrasting universes is a testament tothe man’s integrity of his vision. A score I love is The Warriors score, it encapsulates the old fashioned synth and is such an intimidating score.