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Mia Wasikowska

Mia Wasikowska (born 14 October 1989) is an Australian actress. After starting her acting career in Australian television and film, she first became known to a wider audience following her critically acclaimed work on the HBO television series In Treatment. She gained worldwide prominence in 2010 after starring as Alice in Tim Burton’s $1 billion-grossing Alice in Wonderland and appearing in the comedy-drama film The Kids Are All Right, a role for which she received the Hollywood Awards’ Breakthrough Actress Award.

1. PHOTOGRAPHY, FOR ME, IS SOMETHING I CAN CONTROL FULLY. IT’S WHOLLY MY OWN EXPRESSIONS.

2. I LIKE TO DO PROJECTS THAT CHALLENGE ME, AND HOPEFULLY IN TURN CHALLENGE THE AUDIENCE, OR OPEN YOUR EYES TO SOMETHING YOU’RE NOT AWARE OF.

3. DANCERS ARE KEPT IN A PERPETUAL STATE OF PRE-PUBERTY, AND FOR YOUNG GIRLS IN PARTICULAR, THAT TYPE OF PRESSURE BREEDS INSECURITIES.

4. DANCE HAS SUCH AN INTENSITY TO IT. YOU BECOME, IN A WAY, AN INTENSE PERSON.

5. I DEFINITELY HAVE AN APPRECIATION FOR FASHION.

6. ALTHOUGH I’M NOT PARTICULARLY TROUBLED MYSELF, I DO HAVE A LOT OF EMPATHY FOR TROUBLED CHARACTERS.

7. I GET RESTLESS EASILY SO I ALWAYS WANT TO KEEP WORKING, BUT I AM TRYING TO PACE IT AS WELL.

8. WITH DANCE, YOU LEARN TO CHANNEL NERVES INTO ENERGY, EXCITED ENERGY.

9. I WANT TO JUST DO MY JOB AND DO IT WELL.

10. I LIKE MY ANONYMITY – THAT WHEN I MEET PEOPLE THEY DON’T KNOW ME.

11. AS AN ACTOR YOU HAVE TO WAIT FOR SOMEONE TO CAST YOU, SO YOU’RE RELYING ON THE BUSINESS.

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