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Etornam Minta

SHOW SUMMARY

In the Season 1 finale, Adrian chats with an acquaintance, performing arts Actress, Etornam Minta, who has a passion for short films and theatre productions with a purpose, whilst flying the flag for Ghana in a number of media publications and shows. 

Listen from 13 mins in to hear the story behind her creative career.

In this episode, we discuss things like:

  • How she got her name and her story behind living in China, and her affiliations with Ghana
  • Becoming a Christian in the unlikeliest of circumstances, and the role her faith plays in her creative career
  • How she finally made the transition to becoming an actress and performer for short films and theatre plays
  • Why she lives life for purpose and not on purpose
  • Tips for actors/actresses and performing artists/artistes

KEY REFERENCES

  • Etornam’s name means ‘ God heard my prayers’ 
  • Makes an appearance in the Akadi Magazine 
  • Akadi Magazine showcases Ghanaians abroad
  •  Was in the Volta Region around the time singer Castro mysteriously passed
  • Passion for Drama started at age 15 
  • Had a revelation that the 9-5 life can’t be all to life ad wanted to live with intended purpose and passion 
  • Her faith in God inspires the roles she carefully selects in the industry
  • Why she lives life for purpose
  • She also played a play called ‘Yaa’, as the house help for ‘Yaa Asantewaa’ 
  • She has been in a variety of plays and short films, including ‘Married to Christ’ and ‘The Official Countdown’
  • Writes her own productions and will release some of her own theatrical content soon
  • Has a lot of shows in the pipeline including a play called ‘Lost’
  • Tip: To avoid paying for IMDB, let the casting director setup an account for you and not yourself
  • Adrian watched one of his friends in a play ‘Macbeth’, Ricardo P Lloyd, in knightsbridge in late 2019
  • The christian performing arts community is a bubble, and controversy and malice can break out
  • It’s not all glitz and glamour in the media and entertainment industry
  • Ghanaian actor, John Dumelo, is a relative of Etornam, and may be working with him in the near future.
  • Big plans for 2021 

ANNOUNCEMENTS

ETORNAM WILL ANNOUNCE ON HER SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES WHEN SHE IS BACK ON TOUR ACTING AND PERFORMANCE WISE

CONNECT WITH ETORNAM MINTA 

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