LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Mark Collins
DOB: It was a Sunday evening during the Kennedy Administration.
Hometown: Reidsville, North Carolina
Education: BFA Theatre, CU-Boulder; MFA-Theatre, UNC-Greensboro
Day Job: I run my own house painting business and freelance as a journalist and an actor.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…
Off-Time: Buy, selling and playing guitars.
Movie: Shakespeare in Love
Animal: Purry ones
Book: Shot in the Heart, by Mikal Gilmore
Band: The one I played in that played its final gig in the basement of the Littleton Town Hall in 1984 or ’85. True story.
Song: Sweet Old World, by Lucinda Williams
Beverage: Coffee with cream
THIS OR THAT…
Cats or Dogs? Yes
Beer or Wine? Depends on the season
Sweet of Sour? Salty
Mild or Spicy? Spicy
Boxers or Briefs? Boxer-briefs
Coffee or Tea? Coffee
Piercings or Tattoos? Ouch
FroYo or Ice Cream? Ice Cream
City or Country? City
Coke or Pepsi? Pepsi
Netflix or Hulu? Netflix
Early Bird or Night Owl? Never thought I’d say this, but as I get older — early bird.
ANSWER ME THIS…
Where is your very own Garden of Eden? My basement guitar room.
When life hands you lemons? Use them in my Indian food recipes.
Who do you admire most? My wife, Melissa McCarl.
What is your biggest fear? Accidentally stepping on one of our three cats.
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Why, in the crystal ball I bought at a garage sale on South Gaylord Street, of course.
What is one thing on your “bucket” list? Play in a rock ‘n roll band again.
What is the most rewarding advice you’ve received? This too shall pass.
Can we follow you? FB? Twitter? Instagram? Sure. facebook.com/mark.collins.752, @TMarkCollins
Why see Casa Valentina? Because it gives a peak into the lives of people you probably don’t know.