Carson Grant

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Carson Grant

Carson Grant (born December 17, 1950) is an American actor and artist.

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  • It was fun yet challenging to play the dual roles. I'm a really nice guy, and the character [of Dubious] is egocentric and hard-edged, so I had to pull out the negative aspects of me to attribute to the role.
    • Davis, Leesa, "Who Got the Part: Carson Grant", Backstage, November 9, 2006, p. 18.
    • About his film role in "Dear J" printed in 2006 Backstage
  • The Arts, especially film, transcend all cultural barriers, hopefully offering an avenue where all people can find a common place to meet, understand each other, and nurture a safe world for all our children to grow strong within.
    • Kaminsky, Denise, Aug 2006, "Carson Grant: Actor/Artist- A Lifetime of Art", Denise's Interviews and Media News, p.1
    • About his thought on the Arts
  • ...to harness and directed peaceful energy from the viewers under the mountain through a twenty foot, five pointed Texas Star Vortex which was hung between the two massive exterior columns on the balcony into the historically tarnished Dallas Dealy Plaza and book depository hoping to honor John F. Kennedy's memory.
    • Kaminsky, Denise, Aug 2006, "Carson Grant: Actor/Artist- A Lifetime of Art", Denise's Interviews and Media News, p.1
    • Prytyskacz,Jean, "Focus on an Artist", Westside Arts Coalition Newsletter, Spring 2007,p.5
    • About a walk-under suspended cellophane and plastic 3-D hologram mountain installation Harmony Mountain (100' x 100') Carson constructed inside the second floor of the old Dallas Union Train Station for the SIGGRAPH 1990 Convention, Texas
  • A is for audition sense, knowing what to prepare for auditions and finding your niche; B is for business sense, submitting through Back Stage, reading Ross Reports, allocating funds every week for materials; C is for common sense, knowing how to weed out scam artists and follow your instincts, not your ego D is for driving sense, performing regularly, taking classes, practicing your craft; and E is for exit sense, which, he says, means know when to leave an audition; exit your emotions. Look for and enter the next audition fresh and enthusiastic.
    • Davis, Leesa, "Who Got the Part: Carson Grant", Backstage, November 9, 2006, p. 18.
    • About his ABC's audition philosophy printed in 2006 Backstage.
  • When I was eight years old, I played a story game with my younger brother and sister to help them fall asleep. The 'word-story game' was where they would choose a word and I would create a story. Acting and directing are similar to this game, where I am given the words then I fill in the life of the characters.
    • Kaminsky, Denise, Sept 2007, "Carson Grant directs Romeo and Juliet", Associated Content.
    • About his thoughts on directing and acting, from article on Associated Content.
  • Remembering my grandfather, Colonel Sweet's pride with his membership in the Sons of the American Revolution, I am proud to be an American Compatriot.
    • Vest, Stephen M., Spring 2008, "Welcome New Members Compatriots", The SAR Magazine, Vol. 102, No.4, p.46.
    • Son of the American Revolution RI Chapter 2007 Ceremony.
  • Taking on the responsibility of portraying a real person in history, preserving his genius while demonstrating the vulnerable crumbling of his personality, I researched carefully, and gained great respect for the contributions Mr. Hughes shared with the world.
    • VanSchalkwyk, Cindy, "Native Son's Heart is in the Arts", Warren Times Gazette, Jan 11, 2007, p 1.
    • About portraying Howard Hughes printed 2007 in the Warren Times Gazette
  • As actors, we need public relations to campaign for our next possible role, and any media promoting our work seems positive in nature; but whether in theater or on a film set, a bad unprofessional photograph at the wrong angle may not be as flattering to some actors, and may be considered a harmful exposure.
    • Ernest Dempsey, "Camera Shy?", Digital Journal: Arts, Jan 10, 2011, p.1
    • Pointing to the negative publicity factor with unsolicited photographs, article printed in Digital Journal 2011.

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