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Arthur Mendoza was the principal acting instructor for the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting West. He has taught in Los Angeles for more than 20 years and has worked with such talents as Khandi Alexander, Sasha Barrese, Peta Wilson, Finola Hughes, Branford Marsalis, Deidre Hall, John Jopson, and Salma Hayek, and he worked extensively with Benicio del Toro after he won a scholarship to the Conservatory. He has performed in more than 124 plays and worked on television and in film, including episodes of Falcon Crest and Our House and the film Deep Cover. Arthur is the founder, artistic director and principal acting instructor at the Actors Circle Theatre in Los Angeles, California. He has directed productions at the Actors Circle Theatre, including The Glass Menagerie, 7 Women, A Director & a Tape Recorder and three seasons of ACTtheREP (A program of repertory theatre, holding productions of published and original plays yearly. This program was established for actors exemplifying outstanding talent and work ethic in the Advanced Scene Study class). Arthur earned his B.A. from University of California, Riverside, and an MFA from University of California, San Diego. He studied with Stella Adler for 10 years before becoming the founding principal instructor at her studio in Hollywood. Currently, Mendoza coaches at the Santa Monica Playhouse, continuing his and Stella Adler's legacy of the Stanislavsky Method, finding an indirect pathway to emotional expression via physical action. Podcast Voiceover: Hugh Benjamin @ I Think An Idea Digital Marketing Agency

Arthur Mendoza was the principal acting instructor for the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting West. He has taught in Los Angeles for more than 20 years and has worked with such talents as Khandi Alexander, Sasha Barrese, Peta Wilson, Finola Hughes, Branford Marsalis, Deidre Hall, John Jopson, and Salma Hayek, and he worked extensively with Benicio del Toro after he won a scholarship to the Conservatory. He has performed in more than 124 plays and worked on television and in film, including episodes of Falcon Crest and Our House and the film Deep Cover. Arthur is the founder, artistic director and principal acting instructor at the Actors Circle Theatre in Los Angeles, California. He has directed productions at the Actors Circle Theatre, including The Glass Menagerie, 7 Women, A Director & a Tape Recorder and three seasons of ACTtheREP (A program of repertory theatre, holding productions of published and original plays yearly. This program was established for actors exemplifying outstanding talent and work ethic in the Advanced Scene Study class). Arthur earned his B.A. from University of California, Riverside, and an MFA from University of California, San Diego. He studied with Stella Adler for 10 years before becoming the founding principal instructor at her studio in Hollywood. Currently, Mendoza coaches at the Santa Monica Playhouse, continuing his and Stella Adler's legacy of the Stanislavsky Method, finding an indirect pathway to emotional expression via physical action. Podcast Voiceover: Hugh Benjamin @ I Think An Idea Digital Marketing Agency
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Arthur Mendoza was the principal acting instructor for the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting West. He has taught in Los Angeles for more than 20 years and has worked with such talents as Khandi Alexander, Sasha Barrese, Peta Wilson, Finola Hughes, Branford Marsalis, Deidre Hall, John Jopson, and Salma Hayek, and he worked extensively with Benicio del Toro after he won a scholarship to the Conservatory. He has performed in more than 124 plays and worked on television and in film, including episodes of Falcon Crest and Our House and the film Deep Cover. Arthur is the founder, artistic director and principal acting instructor at the Actors Circle Theatre in Los Angeles, California. He has directed productions at the Actors Circle Theatre, including The Glass Menagerie, 7 Women, A Director & a Tape Recorder and three seasons of ACTtheREP (A program of repertory theatre, holding productions of published and original plays yearly. This program was established for actors exemplifying outstanding talent and work ethic in the Advanced Scene Study class). Arthur earned his B.A. from University of California, Riverside, and an MFA from University of California, San Diego. He studied with Stella Adler for 10 years before becoming the founding principal instructor at her studio in Hollywood. Currently, Mendoza coaches at the Santa Monica Playhouse, continuing his and Stella Adler's legacy of the Stanislavsky Method, finding an indirect pathway to emotional expression via physical action. Podcast Voiceover: Hugh Benjamin @ I Think An Idea Digital Marketing Agency

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Episodes

How to read Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" Part 5

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza introduces Tennessee Williams and how to read, break down, and interpret his work.

Duration:00:07:18

How to read Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" Part 3

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza introduces Tennessee Williams and how to read, break down, and interpret his work.

Duration:00:05:41

How to read Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" Part 4

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza introduces Tennessee Williams and how to read, break down, and interpret his work.

Duration:00:06:24

How to read Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" Part 2

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza introduces Tennessee Williams and how to read, break down, and interpret his work.

Duration:00:04:32

How to read Tennessee Williams' "The Glass Menagerie" Part 1

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza introduces Tennessee Williams and how to read, break down, and interpret his work.

Duration:00:06:08

Stella's Protege 5

4/16/2019
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Duration:00:07:58

The Fundamental Techniques of Stella Adler

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza breaks down the most important and fundamental techniques, imaginary story and the animal exercise.

Duration:00:09:46

Being Real Is Boring

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza explains why being real in a scene is boring and ruins a scene.

Duration:00:08:08

Studying Sides Won't Teach You Anything

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza speaks to why acting classes that teach you how to read sides aren't teaching you acting.

Duration:00:06:55

Dialogue Means Nothing Without Your Action

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza explains why on set they say action.

Duration:00:06:43

Always Be A Student

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza explains why an actor must always be a student.

Duration:00:09:53

Fundamentals of Acting on a Set

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza reviews how to approach acting on a set for the first time and forever.

Duration:00:11:37

I Don't believe In Pilot Season

4/16/2019
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Arthur Mendoza does not believe in pilot season. He believes an actor should be an actor all year round.

Duration:00:11:00

#22 Park La Brea Apartments 4

4/4/2019
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Park La Brea Apartments 4

Duration:01:11:01

#21 Park La Brea Apartments 3

4/4/2019
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Park La Brea Apartments 3

Duration:00:39:18

How Jason Momoa got Game of Thrones

4/4/2019
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Arthur Mendoza tells a story about how Jason Momoa used a specific technique from class in his audition for Game of Thrones, which gave him his career.

Duration:00:03:38

How to Take on a Tennessee Williams/Racist Play

4/3/2019
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Arthur Mendoza explains how to find a character in a Tennessee Williams play, and how to deal with the racism mindset as an actor.

Duration:00:14:50

Anything is Possible with Imagination

3/31/2019
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Arthur Mendoza breaks down how to act with the imagination.

Duration:00:15:37

A Student of Stella Adler

3/24/2019
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Arthur Mendoza recounts his relationship with Stella Adler and how she influenced his teachings.

Duration:00:15:55

How Stella Adler Found Stanislavski

3/18/2019
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Stella Adler seeks out Stanislavski to find the truth behind his method, the imagination. Arthur Mendoza finds his way to Stella Adler.

Duration:00:16:54