I’m at a loss about where to start when it comes to Meital Dohan. I mean, I’ve rewrote this line ten times already, and I can only think of,
“I’m at a loss about where to start…” Odd, I know but let me say that rarely do you get to interview a person with such an impressive record of success that it’s hard to put only one label on them. With Dohan, this is the case. You’ve heard of the triple threat when it comes to entertainers but Dohan is more like the secret weapon—more of the Renaissance Woman feel than your “typical” celebrity. It’s this reason that Dohan is known across the globe for not only her incredible beauty and poise, but her amazing gift to well, pretty much excel in every genre she dips her toe into.
“Let’s just say it’ll be something people won’t forget.” This is how Meital Dohan describes her live performances. It’s this confidence, swagger and pride that has taken the Israeli born (and raised), Oscar and Emmy nominated, Tony award winning actress, writer and world renowned singer to become of today’s biggest stars. Whew, that was a mouthful! Although, Israel has known Dohan’s face for years, American audiences were first captivated by her with American debut as the sexy rabbinical scholar Yael Hoffman, in the Showtime original television series “Weeds” and as “Aurora” in the Sony Pictures comedy “Woke Up Dead”. Once you watch Dohan, it’s hard to imagine her not being on stage or in front of a microphone, but this artist admits there are times when she wasn’t too sure “entertainer” would be her job title. She talks about show shy she was as a child and describes life as “a wild creature”. “Maybe I would have been fishing or teaching diving in Costa Rica,” Dohan says when asked about other career paths, however, music is a calling and she answered with open arms.
Now, Dohan is bringing her talents back to the states with her upcoming album “I’m In Hate With Love” a heart pounding, yet sultry pop album that has a bit of everything you hope for but don’t expect, from today’s artists. “As you know the cliché is that there needs to be a little bit of heartbreak to create good music. I guess it won’t be a lie to say that’s where I was.”
From heartbreaking songs to those that make you want to run out and dance until the sun rises, Dohan finds her music as a passion project, a discovery and a method that has allowed her to reach down deep into areas of her mind, that has been waiting a lifetime to get out. “I think music came into my life in an unexpected way. It’s all about the people you meet and the energy around you. I’ve met people who really believed in my music and I felt it too, so that’s why it’s going in this direction right now.”
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