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Ten Questions: Bailey Boudreau

News April 28, 2020 David Kiley

FERNDALE, Mich.–Bailey Boudreau is the artistic director of The Slipstream Initiative.

The theatre is in its sixth season, and has collected several Wilde Awards for acting, writing and developing young talent. Boudreau won a Wilde Award for Best Actor in a play for his portrayal of Tennessee Williams in A Night of Stars With Tennessee Williams.

We asked Bailey to answer our Ten Questions, inspired by James Lipton’s eight questions he asked artists in his Actor’s Studio TV program, plus two of our own.

  1. What is your favorite word?: Stunning
  2. What is your least favorite word? Rural. Why on earth do we need those rs? It just makes all of us sound ignorant.
  3. What Turns You On: The smell of ambition 
  4. What Turns You Off? Pack mentality 
  5. What is your favorite sound? Trains! Trains and city sounds. Sooooothing. Also the ocean. 
  6. What is your least favorite sound? SNOW CRUNCHING
  7. What is your favorite curse word? Fecking fuck papi 
  8. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Law law and more law. Also possibly politics.
  9. You have one last play to do. What is it? Depends on if we’re talking acting or directing . Acting would probably be A Night of Stars one last time. Directing it would probably be Falsettos
  10. What is your bucket list role? Tom from Glass Menagerie and Emmett from Legally Blonde 

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