Top 15 Giovanni Morassutti Quotes

Giovanni Enrico Morassutti (born March 15, 1980) is an Italian actor, theatre director, writer and cultural entrepreneur.  He is a graduate of the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia directed by Giancarlo Giannini and long time student ad collaborator of John Strasberg.

He interned at the Actors Studio in the late 9oies, worked with Ellen Stewart at La MaMa, acted in Last Days directed by Gus Van Sant among other projects. Giovanni Morassutti wrote the foreword of the Italian version of John Strasberg’book Accidentally On Purpose and acted in plays in Sweden, Belgium, Holland, Italy and the US. He is the founder of Art Aia-Creatives/In/Residence. Here some of his best quotes:

“Find a good teacher, don’t betray yourself to succeed and be a better person before being a better actor.”

“Perfection? Being the most human you can be.”

“Average acting is like jerking without an orgasm.”

“I would rather remember even if sometimes it can be very painful.”

“I want to be spontaneous like a wild animal.”

“The sound of the human voice is the best of nature but only if it comes out from the feelings.”

“Sometimes I wonder if it does exist such a thing called personality.”

“Follow your body because most of the time it knows where to go.”

“I believe that nowadays we are in the process of establishing a new relationship between humanity, creativity and nature.”

“Wine making is an artistic creation in which you deal with a variety of styles, colors, and inspiration therefore good wine, like good art, can evoke emotions, sensations and create an experience which leaves a lasting impression.”

“We know how we were born, but know not how we will die.”

“For me personally, The Organic Creative Process helped me to discover what kind of actor I want to be; but this is a process that goes beyond acting. It actually revealed to me what I want to do in my life and that I have to work hard to make it real.”

“A great many a drop of water will create a creek.”

“Ellen Stewart has been a very important figure in my life. She had so much to say about art and theater but most of all she showed me that love is the most powerful tool in life.”

“I believe that if everyone would follow what they want it would be a very different world.”