and spanned 13 hours, a nightly routine of memorizing 20 pages and preparing for some unorthodox storylines (“One of my first ever involved a metallic purple vibrator”). She’s just very understanding to those who have professional backgrounds as their priority but also need to manage their school.” Although Shankar has warm memories of Vaughan Road Academy, it wasn’t a typical high school experience.
In between filming, Shankar continued her education at Vaughan Road Academy. “That’s where I met a few of my cast members before we started working together.” “One teacher there — Kim Janzen — actually helped Drake graduate high school,” she says. “At the time, both of my series were airing simultaneously,” she says.
Her name is Chloe Rose, you should give her a call”, and then they called up Chloe, and it was all very word of mouth, like “hey, do you know someone? I don’t know if you remember in the first season when Ash contracted an STD and I sort of distanced myself from him because it would affect my popularity in the school. Since it is a webseries and you don’t have to deal with networks, how does renewal, or new seasons work? I mean the first season of Teenagers was just a school project for Matt.
He had to do a film project for his film course and he did Teenagers.
“My great-grandfather founded the first theatre production in Guyana, where my parents are from,” she says.
“He would create plays and travel throughout South America performing them.
I don’t think it’s shot per episode, I think it’s shot per location. Degrassi really did help me to learn about shooting out of order and maintaining your consistency of character throughout.
In season two, for example, we have like ten scenes in the school classroom, so we shot all ten scenes from the whole season at once. Yeah, I think any show that any actor in the world is working on would prepare you for that style of shooting. ended up getting on Teenagers because Matt needed to do a party scene and the day of the party scene kept getting pushed because it’s difficult getting together 10-20 people all on the same day, so the day kept getting pushed.
I booked Degrassi not knowing if it was going to be one episode or a couple of episodes. ” Thrown into a new life in North York, Shankar quickly adjusted to living in an unfamiliar city, shoots that started at 6 a.m.And my grandmother was one of the actresses involved in his plays.” Remarkably, Shankar had no idea that performing was a family trait until she was knee-deep in the industry.“I didn’t even know until a year or two of getting an agent and going out for auditions,” she says.“So we all pretty much lived and breathed martial arts.I started at three years old, and all of my family is black belt.