Q. Describe your current state of mind?
My current state of mind is a positive one. I am thankful for my family, friends and for the amazing opportunities that I have. I am a bit of a dreamer and I love setting goals and working to achieve them.
Q. Who or what is the love of your life?
Performing is the love of my life. I love the feeling of satisfaction I get when I bring joy into others lives through different forms of art.
My mother will of course always be the true love of my life. She has always been and continues to be an inspiration to me.
Q. What is your most pronounced character trait?
I grew up a New Jersey Italian. For me it’s all about loyalty and honesty!
Q. What trait do you most value in others?
I love being around people that are enthusiastic and positive. Of course by it’s very definition loyalty works both ways.
Q. What trait do you most deplore in others?
People who are dishonest and people who are impolite tend to really put me off.
Q. What word or phrase do you most overuse?
Ha, my mother is always the first one to tell me when I am overusing words. I tend to say um without realizing it.
Q. When were you at your happiest?
I am at my happiest when my loved ones are all well and happy. I tend to feel my best when I’m eating well, organized, and when I get lots of excersise and sunlight. I also enjoy the success of a job well done.
Q. What talent do you wish you had?
I have always really wanted to play the guitar. I recently bought one but it’s moving along very slowly.
Q. What angers you most in life?
Situations were people are suffering and can’t do anything about it. People who are rude.
Q. Who are your heros?
My parents will always be my heros. I also look up to incredible artists and performers like Michael Jackson and Frank Sinatra. I love the old school all around entertainers.
Q. Who are your favorite artists?
I have a very eclectic taste in music. I like everything from Jay -z to Nickleback to dean Martin. I tend to have an appreciation for all kinds of music.
Q. Where would you like to live?
Although London has become a true home to me I really enjoy places that are always sunny and warm. I love Southern California but the real dream is to have a home on the south west coast of Italy. la bella vita!
Q. What is your single greatest achievement?
My work on the tv series Dancing On Wheels was to me my greatest achievement. It was an opportunity to have a positive influence on the way people with disabilities are viewed as well as a means of showcasing years of work that my mother put into developing a structured system for wheelchair ballroom dancing. It was my most difficult project as well as my most rewarding.
Q. What is your motto?
It’s not who you are or what you have or where you are that makes you happy or unhappy, its what you think about.