Antonique Smith is an actress, Grammy nominated singer, and activist. She is most known for her starring role as Faith Evans in the film "Notorious" and her leading role in "RENT" on Broadway as Mimi.
In this episode, Antonique talks about her path towards acting and singing, on being an “Artivist”, what it was like playing the lead in RENT on Broadway, and how taking a leap of faith brought her to starring in the film Notorious. We also discuss the importance of talking about mental health, and the challenges she - and all actors - have to deal with (including hearing “no” over and over).
Antonique also shares her favorite place, film, Broadway show, song, and more.