"When I'm auditioning for a part or reading for a part, how does it factor into the whole piece? Am I there just to spout some exposition or am I there to get the hero get to? If it's not justifiable, then I'm not gonna do it."

In celebration of #WorldTheatreDay, we are proud to share this interview with actors Michael Blake (Acting 2001) and Shauna Thompson (Acting 2018, Toronto), which took place back in February, during Black History Month.