Soaps.com Interviews The New Jack Manning, Andrew Trischitta
Andrew Trischitta (A. Trischitta)
Getting to know the actor behind the recast.
Last week Soaps.com brought you news that Andrew Trischitta had been cast As Jack Manning and now the actor sits down for his first Daytime interview with Soaps.com for this quick Q&A rundown into how he landed the role, what his family thinks about his first Daytime gig and what he does for fun…
Soaps.com: How did you come about auditioning for the role of Jack?
Andrew: My manager, Colette/CP Talent Management submitted my photo and resume and we got an appointment from Julie Madison at OLTL.
Soaps.com: How did the audition go?
Andrew: When I got the audition script from OLTL, I wasn’t sure who I was auditioning for (they didn’t say it was for Jack), so I just practiced and did my best.
Soaps.com: Have you watched any past episodes of Carmen as Jack to get a feel for your character or are the writers planning to take Jack in a new direction?
Andrew: When I found out I got the part of Jack Manning, I was pretty excited. I looked up his character and I’m excited to take on the role.
Soaps.com: Can you give fans a look into what’s ahead for Jack based on the scenes you’ve already done?
Andrew: I have only taped two episodes (so far) they have been fun, stay tuned!
Soaps.com: What kinds of reactions have your friends and family had to your new role?
Andrew: They have been excited, happy and very supportive!
Soaps.com: What changes will there be to your schooling?
Andrew: I don't know how this will impact school, but I hope I'll be able to continue school while acting.
Soaps.com: What are you most excited about in this new stage of your acting career?
Andrew: It's a great opportunity for me. Everyone in the cast and crew of OLTL are friendly, and they make me feel comfortable.
Soaps.com: Aside from work, what are your hobbies?
Andrew: I play soccer year round, love hanging out with friends, playing X-box, reading, eating, snowboarding, being with family, listening to music, and I love SUMMER!
- Amy Mistretta
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