Georgia: Soap Acting

For those who have always wanted to know what acting in a Georgian soap opera is like, Breed describes his experience.

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  • […] Now that the neighboring Republic of Georgia is shooting it’s own home-grown serial, perhaps an Armenian TV company will follow this precedent in the near future. Via Global Voices Online, Breed has more. The idea of the scenes I’m in is that there’s a Georgian mafioso whose young trophy wife is unhappy in the marriage. She goes to a bar, and picks up a young American guy (that’s me). She takes him home, invites him in, and then up comes here husband’s associate, who berates her and chases the young American guy off at gunpoint. I figure, this is all pretty much within my range as an actor, inasmuch as it involves me just kind of doing that thing I do. There’s no onscreen (or other) kisses, just me learning my lines and not bumping into the furniture. […]

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