The Heroine’s Journey of Marcella Granito

What is the best thing that I love about my work?

Of my work I love the possibility that it offers me to be present here and now, not to be passive towards life and to be able to communicate at 360 ∞ with the Other.

What is my idea of perfect happiness?

Happiness is relative. And above all it is timeless. You can be happy right now and the minute after no.

What is my greatest fear?

My biggest fear is having to see others suffer at the point of death.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself?

I often take everything for granted. And it’s not good.

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire?

I admire all the people who take care of their work and in particular of others. I admire those who do not separate private life from working life and behave with others in the same way. Treating everyone with respect.

What is my greatest extravagance?

Do not have tattoos or piercings! Which of these times is almost revolutionary!

On what occasion would I lie?

Never! I come to tell the truth even at the cost of hurting! It’s stronger than me!

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work?

Of my work I do not like the presumption, ignorance, jealousy that often hover in the air.

When and where was I the happiest, in my work?

When there are the right conditions and the right people are always happy at work! I have too many good memories to list one.

If I could, what would I change about myself?

The form of the eyes …

What is my greatest achievement in work?

Success is something that I have always avoided. However, in my opinion I reach him and I have reached all those times that someone told me: “You left me something inside that I can not explain!”

Where would I most like to live?

I would like to live in a place on a human scale and other living beings. Where culture and nature meet and form a perfect union!

What is my most treasured possession?

My family. The one of origin and the one created by me.

What is my most marked characteristic?

The irony! I could not live without!

What is my most inspirational location, in my city?

In Naples? Everything inspires and stimulates!

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city?

Any place allows anyone who follows their own diet to feel good!

What books influenced my life and how?

My hobby is reading! So I could never make a distinction between authors and genres. Really many books have changed my life.

Who are my favorite writers?

As I said before I love so many authors and all literary genres. Perhaps, I could say that Albert Camus and Edgar Allan Poe are authors that I particularly love.

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day?

You can die so many times. So many how many musical genres are! That day, however, I would like to hear the sound of the voice of my loved ones.

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction?

Elizabeth Bennet of ìPride and Prejudiceî of Jane Austin.

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life?

Women like Hypatia, the Greek philosopher. And all the people who fight for their rights, without ever forgetting others!

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime?

Nooo, I can not recommend a single movie! Impossible! The cinema reflects the human spirit in every facet!

What role plays art in my life and work?

My work and my life feed on art. I am an actress, director and theater teacher. It could not be otherwise!

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime?

Sure my parents and my husbund, but also many dear friends! In short, we are many!

Whom would I like to work with in 2018?

I would love to work with artists of different nationalities. I could not choose one.

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018?

Unfortunately, those I wanted to meet in person are already dead. Today I admire many people, maybe I would invite David Lynch to dinner!

What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on?

Surely the theatrical show “Full ‘e Fools” conceived with my husband Paolo Romano and written by himself. But I really want to bring a monologue to the theater on themes that are close to my heart.

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?

This 2018 will be around with the show Full ‘e Fools and with my theater workshop “Space in the center”.

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me?

For me passion, like love, is an engine that drives us to never give up, despite the difficulties.

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story?

Carmen Di Marzo, wonderful Neapolitan interpreter.

How can you contact me?

Through social media like facebook or instagram or from my site http://marcella-granito.wixsite.com/marcellagranito

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