Black Hollywood Talent Talk Careers and the Politics of the Hollywood

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PROFICIENCIES: Studying technique is incredibly  important, Coleman says, but don’t look at technique as a means to  an end. "It’s about connecting to the work from an honest place. ...Build  the muscle and sustain the truthful performance."


PROVISIONS:  Humility. "I can’t go anywhere without it."


HOLLYWOOD POLITICS: On Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis: “Politics overshadow the talent and work. We are not the politicians. I understand when people said, “Oh, not another maid.” But we’ve got to celebrate that work that they’ve done.”

PROFICIENCIES: Studying technique is incredibly important, Coleman says, but don’t look at technique as…