Even the bravest of creatures have some fears but it is not enough to stop them from moving in the path they are destined to walk upon.
Multi award winning actress Andrea Nomasebe Dondolo paved her way to the top. Regardless of the challenges she came across in the industry she never stoped believing.
She came across many setbacks including the yearning to belong in a nurturing environment that is sustainable and nurturing.
” Our industry is more like a hit and run and it requires resilience to survive. Its a real jungle, not really nurturing when you analyse the say ” you are as good as your last performance” .
You have to be an adrenaline junkie and burn emotional burn out is as close as wearing your heart on your sleeve, the bumps and stretches can leave you unhinged” she expressed .
Its understood she overcomes all these stages by being resilient and seeing every failed audition as training on the field.
” I am a personal development junkie, i suppose that is why i trained as an NLP Lifecoach ”. She said.
Every won audition struck her as a highlight and successful delivery of every project to her is a great achievement.
”Winning a Safta for Stokvel is one of my greatest achievements and every nomination reminds that “I am seen” she added.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow.
Andrea have found her true self and she is comfortable in her own skin and Doing what she loves on screen , expanding her portfolio as a creative beyond being just an actor, venture into producing and creating doors to unlock and expand her territory.
” I am stretching myself and growing my Lifecoaching practise, mentoring upcoming talent planting seeds of knowledge” She added.
Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle. The list of accomplishments and accolades is astounding. And the truth is, it’s just getting started.
Driven, inspired and assertive Andrea is now a nominee for best actress and influencer for 2nd Annual Black Entertainment Awards BEA .