Artist Tạ Tuấn Minh. Photo nhandan.vn Theatre actor Tạ Tuấn Minh won a gold prize for his role as Thái Sư Trần Thủ Độ (General Trần Thủ Độ) at the 2021 National Play Festival held last month in the northern city of Hải Phòng. Last year, he also received the best director title at the 5th Hà Nội Theatre Festival. Nhân Dân Cuối Tuần (Weekend’s People) newspaper reporter Bình Nguyên Trang spoke to Tuấn Minh about his career. How do you feel being back in the spotlight after a long hiatus due to COVID-19? It is great. I feel like a thirsty hiker in the desert who sees a clear blue lake. Historic and fictional roles including General Trần Thủ Độ have made you popular. Are you a bookworm and do you think that reading plays is important for an actor? I like reading literature, poetry and especially historical literature. My favourite book is Đại Việt Sử Ký Toàn Thư (The Complete Annals of the Great Việt). It gives me a solid background of knowledge about milestones in the country’s history, the author’s comments and important figures in historical moments. Reading books including historical literature is useful for my profession. I think that plays are also a genre of literature. The art of words is shown in dialogue. I’m not only an actor but also a director. Plus,… Read full this story
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