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David Michael O’Neill

The film, The Black Tulip, was Afghanistan’s official entry for the 2011 Academy Awards. It was written by Stella Adler-LA alumnus David Michael O’Neill. The film was also featured at Cinequest Film Festival 2012. A film festival held each year in San Jose featuring independent films from around the globe.

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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler was named an Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE). He was awarded the honor from the Queen (via British Ambassador Nigel Sheinwald) in recognition of his services to children with dyslexia and special educational needs. Winkler, who was diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult, is also the author of 17 children’s books

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Stephan Bosch

Stephan Bosch co-starred a film in Mexico titled Juventud. In September 2011, the film was shown at “Cineteca Nacional,” the most important Mexican cinema center. The film is directed by Jaime Humberto Hermosillo, a well-known Mexican director.

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Raja Deka

Alumnus Raja Deka recently booked a co-star role on the new, hit series, Blackish. His episode aired in February 2015. Raja’s other recent work includes a co-star spot on Fox’s Arrested Development and a co-star role in Homeland. In addition, he worked on the feature film, G.I.JOE: Retaliation with Bruce Willis and a national Vitamin Water commercial. He also filmed

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Jonathon James Williams

Alumnus Jonathon James Williams recently worked on a project with James Franco called Don Quixote the Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha. It was a USC project funded by James Franco’s production company, Rabbit Bandini and one of the biggest budgeted university film projects ever.

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About Konstantin Stanislavski

Born in Moscow in 1863, Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski had a more profound effect on the process of acting than did anyone else in the Twentieth Century. At age 14, Stanislavski joined a theatrical group organized by his family, and soon became its central figure. Throughout the late 1800s he improved as an actor and began to produce and direct plays.

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About Stella Adler

Stella Adler dedicated her life to preserving and expanding the highest level of art in the theatre. The youngest daughter of the eminent Yiddish tragedians, Sara and Jacob Adler, Stella began her career on her father’s stage at the age of four in a production of Broken Hearts. When she was eighteen, she went to London, where she made her

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