Passion Never Retires for Marta Storno

What is the best thing about my work? The best thing about my work is that I can be myself. No mask, no pretending and I am my own boss.

What is my idea of perfect happiness? Life with no boundaries, doing what I love surrounded by my friends and family.
What is my greatest fear? Losing people I love.
What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? Well..probably my loud mouth. Most of the time I don’t think before I speak.
Which living persons in my profession do I most admire? Roxy Stardust and Dickie Dalliance.
What is my greatest extravagance? Good wine. And lots of it. Haha
On what occasion would I lie? If I really don’t want to speak about something that doesn’t concern other people.
What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? There’s no such thing.
If I could, what would I change about myself? I like myself the way I am. I wouldn’t change anything.
What is my greatest achievement in my work? Concerts I had in Croatia, collaborations with great artists and help in production od First Croatian Cabaret and Burlesque Festival.
Where would I most like to live? I’m a traveler in heart so the ideal situation would be living as a nomad- traveling from place to place and performing.
What is my most treasured possesion? My strong will. If I set a goal, I’ll achieve it.
What is my most marked characteristic? Affection for the red color and loud voice.
What is my most inspiration location, in my city? My work place. People I work with inspire me.
What is my favorite place to eat and drink, in my city? My house. I love to cook and I use ingredients of best quality.
What book influenced my life and how? Many books in many ways.
Who are my favourite writers? Charles Bukowski, Franz Kafka, russian realism writers.
You only die once. What music would I listen on my last day? Dixieland jazz.
Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Hester Prynne.
Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? RuPaul Charles, Liza Minelli, Patch Adams.
Which movie would I recommend to see once on a lifetime? Hurricane Bianca.
What role plays art on my life and work? Art is my whole life. Once I heard a saying: ” You are the artist and art.” I try to live by it every single day.
Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? My best friend, Rudi Claun. Best support ever.
Whom would I like to work with in 2018? With people from croatian music industry and entertainment. I also have in mind a few drag queens.
Which people in my profession would I love to meet in 2018? I would love to meet Bianca del Rio. Great performer and awesome person.
What project in 2018 am I looking forward to work on? Second Croatian Cabaret and Burlesque Festival.
Where can you see me or my work in 2018? I’m performing in Zagreb and Rijeka. I’m also planing to book few jobs around Europe in the second part of 2018.
 What do the words “passion never retires” mean to me? Passion never retires because it is a flame that burns brightly in all of us and it’s a flame that is hard to extinguish.
Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Mirna Škrgatić.

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