Darren Criss - Quotes

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I always shoot for the moon in my work, so that I'm happy when I land on the roof.

I always shoot for the moon in my work, so that I'm happy when I land on the roof.

As a composer and as a musician I'm a true believer - and this is not to be overly diplomatic - I'm a believer that there's artistry in everything from a lawn gnome to a desk chair to a symphony to an Andy Warhol painting. There's art in absolutely everything. ---->>>

Fashion is about owning whatever you're wearing, regardless of if it's a high fashion statement or not. ---->>>

I'm very specific and ambitious in plotting out my goals and never take no for an answer - so it's not like things just fall in my lap. ---->>>

It's always important to recognize your situation and not take it for granted. ---->>>

When I play live in restaurants and cafes, I don't play my own stuff. I play jazz and 'American Songbook' standards, and I'll fuse it with top 40. ---->>>

As a musician, I hear the harmonic value of everything - I just enjoy music. ---->>>

I'd like to be writing songs for other people - I just like writing songs. ---->>>

I'm like any other composer. If you give me five years to write a symphony, I'm still going to be asking for more time two days before it's due. ---->>>

I'm this goofball. I look at myself in the mirror, and the person that I know doesn't match up to what I think people love to perceive me as. ---->>>

The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing wise.

The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing wise.

I always make time for the things that are important to me. ---->>>

I don't shave when I'm not working. ---->>>

I'm ambitious in the sense that I raise the bar high for myself. ---->>>

Theater is a living creature. It takes a while to break in, like a new pair of shoes. ---->>>

When you're an artist, you have to hope for everything and expect nothing. ---->>>

I remember seeing 'Aladdin' when I was five or six and loving it. I looked at the big screen and said to my mum, 'Whatever this Genie guy does, I want to do.' Mum said I couldn't be a genie, but that Robin Williams, who did the voice-over in the film, was an actor. So I said, 'OK, then, I want to be an actor.' ---->>>

I was inadvertently raised in the 'gay community.' I had straight parents, but I spent massive amounts of time at a very early age with gay, theater-hopeful thirty-somethings. ---->>>

When I was in college, I was in the theater department, which for anyone who has been involved in any kind of theater program, you know that it's really wacky and tight-knit, a real family. Me and my good friends from college would do random shows and plays that were sometimes serious, but most of the time really goofy and funny. ---->>>

I don't take breaks, man, I'm always doing something. ---->>>

I mean, come on, Beyonce's the queen of pop music. She's the queen. If you could run for queen... I would put her name in the suggestion box. She's incredible. ---->>>

We are a categorically obsessed culture, where we have to compartmentalize everything in reference to another thing, like, 'What does it sound like? Does it sound like this?' ---->>>

I mean, part of me would love to be a fat tenured professor of theater someday. ---->>>

Challenge is good for any relationship.

Challenge is good for any relationship.

I never let my politics supersede my manners. ---->>>

I have an unabashed adoration of cheesy pop music. ---->>>

I'm incredibly anal about everything that I do. ---->>>

When I'm in the U.K. I find myself using a lot of Britishisms. ---->>>

I believe singing should be like being an actor. People shouldn't have any problem buying an actor being in a comedy or a drama or a horror film. That should be the same way with music. ---->>>

I'm in a real minority as far as having really supportive parents in regards to the arts. They never batted an eye as far as not letting me do that stuff. That's invaluable. I can't believe how unabashedly supportive they were about everything, between music and acting. ---->>>

I'm always just waiting for someone to cut me off; I'm a chatty guy. ---->>>

For me, I think everybody with half a heart tries to do their best to do their part of good during the holiday season.

For me, I think everybody with half a heart tries to do their best to do their part of good during the holiday season.

I play mostly guitar, and I played drums in my brother's band for a while growing up. ---->>>

I think people love to attach themselves to the idea of an overnight success. That may be true about me. ---->>>

I wish I was old Hollywood. ---->>>

I'm not a mean person. ---->>>

I've always enjoyed fashion and dressing up for things, whether it's high fashion or play fashion. ---->>>

I've always loved Broadway, but I never thought I'd actually do it because I was never a full Broadway dancer. And I don't have a big, booming voice. ---->>>

As an actor it's your job to empathise with your character regardless of whether they have a different sexual orientation, spiritual beliefs, or anything. ---->>>

Hollywood is a strange, strange thing. I feel like I've been invited to a very exclusive ball and I'm just trying to make nice with everybody and hope that if they kick me out they'll at least give me a ride home. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-05, 1987
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, US
Occupation: Actor

Darren Everett Criss (born February 5, 1987) is an American actor, singer and songwriter. One of the founding members and co-owners of StarKid Productions, a musical theater company based in Chicago, Criss first garnered attention playing the lead role of Harry Potter in StarKid's musical production of A Very Potter Musical (wikipedia)