We are proud to introduce you to the multi-talented Dan Matteucci from the Washington DC area. Dan has done some work with V Models, out of NYC, as well as some runway work. Dan has also appeared in an ebay commercial that was filmed in Los Angeles.
We recently were able to ask Dan a few questions and he was kind enough to share his experience:
What was your favorite casting experience with Nine9?
What was your favorite casting experience with Nine9 was when I went to the audition for Turn on AMC!!
What was your first ‘big break’ and how did it come about?
My first big break was on the show Turn on AMC. I auditioned for them in person and Nine9 got me the audition.
What would you say is your biggest achievement so far and why?
My biggest a achievement is being able to stay busy with acting and being able to be on a few big shows like AMC, PBS, and HBO. I was featured on these shows, so I go a lot of exposure.
How do you like to stay fit/active?
I like to stay fit and active by working out a lot. I work out 2 hours a day, 7 days a week, run 5 miles a day, and lift weights for two hours 7 days a week.
What’s your favorite food?
My favorite food is a good sandwich.
Any advice for people wanting to start acting/modeling?
My advice for upcoming actors would be to keep moving forward and never stop…find you passion, then you will find happiness.
What’s song best describes you?
“8 mile” by Eminem because it talks about life and [overcoming] obstacles.
What would you be if you weren’t an actor/model?
I would be a personal trainer if I wasn’t an actor or model.
Tell me something about you not many people know.
Something about me that many people know is that I have a sense of humor and I’m very funny.
What do you like doing in your free time?
In my free time I like to work out and listen to music.
What Nine9 program do you feel you’ve benefited from the most?
I think the best program that I benefit from are the workshops.
What is your favorite outfit to wear to auditions?
My favorite outfit would be skinny jeans and a jacket.
What is your routine going into an audition? What do you prepare?
My routine to prepare would be to stay focused and stay positive. I always do some push-ups as well!
If Nine9 could set you up with a dream role/gig, what would it be?
My dream role/gig would be a feature [role] in a big show or movie: to be one of the main actors on a recurring show!!
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