As a professional actor, Jericho Rosales says that he needs to constantly learn something new.
Jericho Rosales recently shared his experiences in the US when he took up acting lessons. The actor had intended to take up directing classes but changed it to acting instead. He said that he was advised by a friend that it would be better if he took acting classes over directing lessons. “I took Cinematography class dito under Raul Daza and ‘yung mga ginagawa ng mga
film students don na nakasabay namin sa
NYFA (New York Film Academy) halos parang-pareho rin sa ginawa namin sa
cinematography,” he shared. “Plus I have experience sa
taping, shooting sa lahat
[so] mas na-
excite ako na i
Echo continued that he believes that honing his acting skills will be more beneficial as far as his career is concerned. “’Yung
for film I want to prepare myself lang
for whatever [there is for me] in the future, let’s say [for instance] makapunta ako
abroad, kahit saan sa
States, sa Asia o kung saan man ako makakuha ng
project ulit na bago, ‘di ba?
” He added that as a professional actor, he needs to constantly be on his toes. He revealed that he still plans to study more in the future.
Jericho also made the most out of his break because apart from taking up acting lessons, he also took the opportunity to do shows abroad and shared the experience he had, having had to live independently for a short period. “Dalawang buwan akong nawala, but kalahati ng dalawang buwan, nagtrabaho ako don, nag
-show ako sa
Canada, so lagari muna
[bukod sa pag-aaral
]. Sarap kase mag-isa lang ako don, normal na buhay tapos
basically nalaman ko ‘yung halaga, mas na
-appreciate ko ‘yung halaga ng trabaho
,” he explained. He continued that his life in the Philippines is far different from how he lived out of the country and related that he had a lot of realizations.
Jericho said that his short break also gave him renewed energy for his work when he came back. “Nakapag
-recharge talaga ako.
Now every script na matatanggap ko may
anticipation of good things and then may mapaglalaruan ako pagdating ko sa
set. Parang natanggal ‘yung mga pangit sa akin pagdating sa trabaho
. Basically it was for self-improvement.”
The actor is now preparing himself for his next teleserye
, where he will share billing with Piolo Pascual and Christopher de Leon. The teleserye
, titled Padre de Pamilya,
will also star Maricar Reyes, Rafael Roselsl, and Denise Laurel.