Stage, film and television actor Aubrey Poo has for years criss-crossed all three media with ease. Trained in musical theatre at the Tshwane University of Technology, where he graduated with a diploma in musical theatre, Poo says that acting in all three media simultaneously is something he enjoys. "Logistically, it is akin to a guy who has three tenders and has to make sure that all the three of them are receiving the attention that they need. It is a question of dividing your time appropriately and having the right kind of concentration on each production," he says. The only challenge, though, is not to mix up the lines. "For example, after acting in one production an hour ago and getting into another, one needs to have a paradigm shift in order to be able to get into a new character that is different from the one [one] was playing an hour ago," he says. "Sometimes it is just too easy not to remember that you are into a new character." Poo has just finished shooting a part in a ne...

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