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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.

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Arthur Mendoza - Acting Coach - Stella Adler Technique Arthur Mendoza

    • Performing Arts
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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.

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    Inside the Actor Circle Theatre

    Inside the Actor Circle Theatre

    In this Episode of Actor Circle Theatre, you will hear gold nuggets of wisdom from Arthur Mendoza. This episode contains snippets of Arthur speaking in class on different topics that an actor needs to hear. Arthur Mendoza was taught the Stella Adler technique of acting directly from Stella Adler and is one of the few that have learned the processes directly from Stella Adler herself. Arthur has worked with many working actors such as Jason Momoa, Mark Ruffalo, Selma Hayek, and Benecio Del Toro just to name a few!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    • 6 min

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