Charlamagne & Dascha Polanco: Bad Auditions & Landing ‘OITNB’

Charlamagne Tha God and Dascha Polanco sit down for "Emerging Hollywood" and talk about her start on Orange and how she was still working at a hospital in the Bronx during season 2, the lack of Latin representation on screen, why shows like "The Office" could have been as diverse as "Orange Is The New Black", and her upcoming roles in Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us" and the film adaptation of "In The Heights" .

Check out all 3 Chapters of this weeks "Emerging Hollywood" below...

Dascha Polanco, 'Orange Is the New Black' and 'Russian Doll' star, joins Charlamagne tha God in episode 4 of 'Emerging Hollywood.' In Chapter 1 she shares her appreciation of bluntness during auditions, holding down a full time job while acting, and how 'OITNB' made her commit to acting full time.

 

In Chapter 2 Dasha talks about Latino and Afro-Latino representation, racial role casting on television, #SelfLovery, and more.

 

In the final chapter of this weeks "Emerging Hollywood Dasha talks to Charlamagne about her first musical 'In the Heights,' 'When They See Us'', Central Park Five, her dream roles, & more.

 
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