Ekaterina "Ekat" Leonova (35) was more nervous than ever before her acting debut. This was revealed by the professional dancer "RTL", known from "Let's Dance". From today (September 20) she can be seen on the Cologne broadcaster in the new series "Der Schiffsarzt" (8.15 p.m., RTL, also on RTL).
Before her first appearance in front of the camera, Ekaterina Leonova had "weak knees". "I'm super excited because this is a new experience that I've never had before," she said of her debut as an actress while filming. "I have to act. And I got quite a lot of text and of course it's not that easy." Forgetting text was her biggest fear. Because: "Then the whole production stops and waits for me until I have the text in my head again. That would really be an embarrassment".
Acting has always been Ekaterina Leonova's dream since she was a child. But another artistic activity had priority: "I danced and when you dance professionally you don't have time for other things". But she had always acted in the theater at school and at university.
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