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Tuesday, September 27, 2011

20 Questions with Colin Ainsworth


Colin Ainsworth earned rave reviews when he sang Kristian in Lillian Alling. He's back on the VO stage for something a little different: the role of Tony in West Side Story, opening October 22.

Guilty musical pleasure?
Eminem

Where do you love to sing? 
Hands down, Vancouver!

What is your idea of earthly happiness?  
Playing with my son
 
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?  
The ability to eat a whole bag of chips in one sitting

Who are your favourite heroes/heroines of fiction?  
Thor

Who are your favourite characters in history?  
Jesus

Who are your favourite heroes/heroines in real life? 
People who put their lives on the line for others

Who is your favourite author?  
Rohinton Mistry

Your favourite musician?  
Fritz Wunderlich

Your favourite composer?  
Britten

What quality do you most admire in a person? 
Loyalty

Your favourite virtue?  
Honesty

Your favourite occupation?  
I love being a singer but if I could be anything else, I’d be an architect

What did you want to be as a child?  
Dentist

Your most marked characteristic? 
Kindness
 
What do you most value in your friends?  
Support

For what would you like to be remembered?  
Being a great dad

What natural gift would you most like to possess?  
Athleticism

What is your motto?  
A fine balance

What non-opera song do you rock?  
Single Ladies - Beyonce

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