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- How physically demanding is it to be onstage night after night? More so than people would think? I don't think that this is the most physically demanding show I've ever been a part of, but the fact that I'm on stage almost the entire ti
- What was the training process like for this particular role? Though I've trained with Carrie, one of the founders of Comfy Fitness, in the past, I really started getting more serious about strength training right after being cast. We di
- How many times a week do you typically meet with your trainer? For the past three months we've met at least once a week every week. Occasionally, when time allowed, we'd squeeze in a second session together. We also met twice in the two
Local actress Amanda Drinkall plays the female lead in the Goodman Theatre's current production of Venus in Furs. Running through April 13, the piece illustrates a power struggle between a director and a young actress auditioning for a role.
In the play, which the New York Times referred to as "90 minutes of good, kinky fun," Drinkall wears some rather risque costumes. In fact, she describes her current job as "running around in leather lingerie in front of 900 strangers" each night. Here's how she got in shape to just that.