Janina Gavankar Best Quotes

Janina Zione Gavankar is an American actress and musician. Gavankar is also trained as a pianist, vocalist, and orchestral percussionist. She majored in Theatre Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Enjoy Janina Gavankar’s best quotes below.

“I was working in Chicago, in theater and in commercials and anything that anybody would let me do. When I moved to L.A., I had made a choice to be a character actor, meaning that I wanted to become somebody else. That’s what attracted me to becoming an actor in the first place.”
“I identify more as a musician than as a singer, because I play piano and percussion, and I engineer and produce everything that I do.”
“I want to see what technology’s going to be like in a few hundred years, if the human race hasn’t completely obliterated itself by then.”
“I’ve always done the safest thing, which is to assume that it’s going to feel like that, to assume that you’re going to feel like a freshman in a group of seniors – if you expect the worst, then it’s never going to be that bad.”
“I can’t watch ‘Glee’ because I get so jealous that I’m not there with them doing it that I can’t even watch.”
“I know that you have to be reserved about certain things in your life.”
“It’s ridiculous that people aren’t allowed to love who they love, have families, and have the same life as straight people. It’s infuriating.”
“I grew up playing classical piano and percussion.”
“I’d rather be with Dracula than the Wolfman.”
“I’d rather control someone than be controlled.”
“I’m always drooling over great design, from fashion to furniture.”
“I’m straight. I. Love. Men. I love men.”
“You’re an actor first and foremost. No one is going to hire you because you tweet a lot.”
“I feel like in Atlanta, if you were a female dancer, the more you can dance like the boys, the more respect you get. I was thrust into that kind of dance culture, and it was in my body.”
“I did all the musicals in my high school; I was in a pop group signed to Cash Money Records in college. Music has always been a really big part of my life.”
“IMDb only lists specific projects. It doesn’t list theater, commercial, and most non-union work. You also have to pay to upload your reel to most sites, and some places still make you walk your DVD into their physical location.”
“When it comes down to it, I’m kind of a nerdy actor.”
“I always feel like I’m so busy.”
“I want to continue to play characters that are not like me at all, and transform.”
“I believe artists deserve all the help they can get, so they can focus on being great artists.”
“I don’t really feel comfortable unless I’m slightly uncomfortable. I don’t want to play myself all the time.”
“I love supernatural stuff. ‘Battlestar Galactica’ was my favorite show.”
“I’ve been really lucky. I think that you really get what you recognize is in the universe.”
“When I was in college in Chicago, I was doing a lot of commercials – that was my bread and butter.”

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