Saint Aubyn can be seen spinning across the Imperial Theatre stage eight times a week as The Temptations’ iconic Dennis Edwards in the smash-hit musical Ain’t Too Proud – The Life and Times of The Temptations – for which he was just nominated for a 2020 GRAMMY® Award. Last seen on Broadway in Beautiful – The Carole King Musical, Saint is no stranger to the spotlight! Join us as we catch up with him On The Couch!
What do you consider to be your best asset?
My old school vibes and my friends and family who continue to love and support me.
What was your proudest moment?
My proudest moments to date would be sharing my opening night of Ain’t Too Proud with my parents and seeing videos of my parents crying watching me perform on the Tonys. I love my mom and dad to the moon and beyond.
What is your favorite drink?
Ginger beer with Milagro.
What is your favorite food?
So many but I’ll choose West Indian oxtail with peas and rice. Also, you must put oxtail gravy on the rice or else it ain’t right lol.
What is your favorite condiment?
What is your current obsession?
Watching reruns of the TV show Living Single as if I’ve never watched them before.
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Social media lol. Only reason is, I simply forget to post. I constantly have to be reminded to not wait too long in between to give new content lol.
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
This isn’t the only one but I’m looking forward to the day when I can be in a TV series or a blockbuster movie going toe to toe with Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg, and Alfre Woodard. These three legendary women are a part of my acting Bible. I’ve gotten the opportunity to meet and be in their space but I’ve never told them this.
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
Going out to eat. Now, I love to dine out but I should be cooking way more.
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
Watching TV even though I feel it’s needed sometimes.
What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Being on a packed train with folks who don’t cover their mouths when they cough or sneeze.
What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Being present and on time.
What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Being slightly clumsy.
What in the world most thrills you?
Seeing people do what they love to do.
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Feeling the need to post everything you’re doing on social media. Sometimes it’s good to be mysterious.
What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
Haaaa I’m not at liberty to have evidence that I’ve spoken about it.
What is your favorite place in the world?
As of right now, London. Check back with me in the next six months.
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Accountability and passion for your craft.
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Dogs, but I’ve recently met a cat that I liked.
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
Getting the chance to record a song with all the singers I admire.
What is your personal motto?