Antonia Thomas shot to fame with her role on the British television show Misfits, now getting its first American run on Logo every Thursday night at 10/9 c, and we took some time to chat with the gorgeous 25-year-old about working on the hit show and her new projects. The first part of out interview will run today, free of any Misfits spoilers for all you new fans, and you can check back here tomorrow for part two.Can you talk about landing the role of Alisha in Misfits? What the audition process was like and finally finding out you received the role.
I auditioned for Misfits while I was in my final year of drama school. I had just signed with my agent and they had started to put me up for auditions. When the Misfits audition came through I was rehearsing my final year play and was having to commute from Bristol to London to audition, and then get back in time for rehearsals (some of which I missed). I had around 7 auditions – it was an extremely thorough process and I was sure that I hadn’t got the job. It was so great when I found out that I had got it, I couldn’t believe it! I was very excited and very scared, as my drama school training had mainly been theatre based, and so the thought of doing a high profile TV job was very daunting. But I learned quickly and it was the best screen training I could have asked for, and the best first job!( Read more...Collapse )source