Friday, August 29, 2014

The Dreaded Q&A with...Kate Villanova

Name: Kate Villanova

Hometown: Montclair, NJ

Education: Skidmore College (BA) and Rutgers University (MFA)

Who do you play in Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Colette aka Miss Louisiana aka the next America's Goddess (if all goes according to plan)

Describe your character in three words: Goal oriented, conniving, hurricane. Oops that's four.

Tell us about Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails: It's the metaphysical quest of a Danish Prince who seeks to avenge his father's (the King's) untimely murder. Wait a second....

Describe Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails in three words: Accents. Competition. Hilarity.

What beauty pageant would you win?: The one where the contestants actually believe in Evolution.

What pageant portion are you most likely to dominate?: I don't know, but I would throw a mean after party!

Which company member is most likely to lie, cheat, or steal their way to glory?: If I told you, they'd beat me up.

Most likely to commit a beauty fail?: Probably me, actually. I get so nervous and I'm a bit clumsy in heels.

Most likely to be involved in a scandal?: Matthew. No Brian. No MATTHEW.

Most likely to win Miss Congeniality?: Sophie. Who doesn't like Sophie?!

Most likely to be a future stage parent?: Michael Bradley Block

Most likely to host a beauty pageant?: Tony (our director)

Most likely to have a showmance: Alexis and Madeline... but in character.

Who's the most offensive?: Me. I have the humor of a twelve year old boy, fart jokes and all.

Most ruthless?: Jay, I don't know why, but Jay.

Best pageant cry?: I've never seen her cry, but something tells me Heather's got some mean tears. Mean in a pageant kind of way.

Sash, bouquet, or tiara?: Bouquet for sure.

What is your favorite moment of Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Marjorie's kitties.

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Spending time with this beautiful, kind, hilarious cast (and crew)

Why should we come see Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Why the heck not?

For more on Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails, visit For tickets, visit Smart Tix.