PROFICIENCIES: Studying technique is incredibly important, Coleman says, but donâ€™t look at technique as a means to an end. "Itâ€™s about connecting to the work from an honest place. ...Build the muscle and sustain the truthful performance."
PROVISIONS: Humility. "I canâ€™t go anywhere without it."
HOLLYWOOD POLITICS: On Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis: â€œPolitics overshadow the talent and work. We are not the politicians. I understand when people said, â€œOh, not another maid.â€ But weâ€™ve got to celebrate that work that theyâ€™ve done.â€