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Acteur de théâtre et surtout cinéma (trois sorties de films en 2016), j'ai démarré cette carrière au Canada et viens l'installer à Paris. Né au Congo, élevé sur la Côte d'Azur, j'ai roulé ma bosse avant de devenir acteur : chanson blues (Bretagne) ; autostop (Allemagne, Irlande, Maroc, Thaïlande) ; études de management (Sup de Co à Nantes) avec 2-3 expériences liées (USA et Irlande) ; service naval (Djibouti, Golfe Persique, Océan Indien) ; doctorat ès linguistique (Canada). Mes valeurs : curiosité ; intégrité ; auto-dérision.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Well, this time around, it's pretty much for the sake of finding a temporary roof in Paris. My past Couchsurfing experiences: two in France (one evening in Paris, one week in Angers), both friendly and most civilized! CS aside, I'd like to think that seven years of hitchhiking (Ireland, Brittany, Germany, Holland, Morocco, Thailand) have made me a pretty adaptable, and respectful, guest.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
* Hitchhiking... across Germany under the snow, all around Ireland over five rainy years, or in the sun of Morocco and Thailand. * Repainting "my" old Navy ship in the Djibouti heat, playing the recorder at her fore in the middle of the Indian Ocean. * Singing the Beatles in the old Nantes or the blues in fishermen bars in Vendée or Bretagne. * As a civilian helping Canadian troops about to fly to Kandahar: hanging around for long windy Autumn days disguised as an Afghan villager in the middle of the gorgeous Far West prairies of Alberta, Canada. * Key film acting memory: in the lead role, with WWII gear and full-size plane at hand and under the direction of a multiple Emmy winner, in the middle of a huge hangar in the Mojave desert... more such acting moments to come... hopefully!
Teach, Learn, Share
French and English grammar -> Thanks to ten years of teaching in these fields, and a PhD in linguistics under my belt, I can give efficient help on specific grammar topics within hours. My teaching approach: equally old-school (theory-aware) and progressive (practical, with no nonsense and a readiness for innovation).Singing experience, pretty good blues harmonica and tenor recorder skills, some basic guitar skills -> ready to jam!
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