“But I don’t even, I feel like in the last few years, The word introvert and extrovert or like extroverted introvert or introverted extrovert that gets bandied about a lot. But I actually think it just like you know your limits, and you know that you need to recharge which is a totally, totally, totally normal thing. Like 100% like everyone needs to recharge.”
— Charlotte Pines
Welcome back to Nothing Shines Like Dirt: Empowering Actors to Create episode 10. Today we are talking to Charlotte Pines (charlottepines.com); actor, writer, producer, and philosopher. We rallied for feminine power, took a walk through CAT PLANET her fabulous webseries, and how finding success mean just showing up!
Charlotte Pines hails from Upstate New York, and studied Theatre Arts and Philosophy at SUNY New Paltz. She is a resident company member of TP&co, an Off-Broadway classical repertory company, and the Barefoot Theatre Ensemble, a company devoted to the development of new works and diverse voices. She originated the role of "Margery the Boston Medium" in Teller and Todd Robbins' Off-Broadway horror show, Play Dead, and was nominated for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" by the New York Innovative Theatre Awards, for her work as "The Magical Being" in Tom X. Chao's Callous Cad. Since Play Dead, Charlotte has worked often in the horror genre - she's died... a lot. You can see her as a series lead in Fever Dreams’ Flesh for the Beast: Tsukiko's Curse, available on Netflix.
CAT PLANET is Charlotte's debut on a number of levels - screenwriter, producer, filmmaker, creator, etc. She had a pretty steep learning curve, and is already developing her next projects. Charlotte lives in Brooklyn with her awesome cat, and is an avid reader, traveler, and auto-harp player.