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John Leguizamo

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John Alberto Leguizamo is an American actor, stand-up comedian, producer, playwright and screenwriter. He rose to fame with a co-starring role in Super Mario Bros. as Luigi and a supporting role in the crime drama Carlito's Way.
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An Actor Prepares
Constantin Stanislavski - Jun 27, 2013 (first published in 1938)
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An Actor Prepares is the most famous acting training book ever to have been written and the work of Stanislavski has inspired generations of actors and trainers. This translation was the first to introduce Stanislavski's 'system' to the English speaking world and has stood the test of time in acting classes to this day. Stanislavski here deals with...
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
Respect for Acting
Uta Hagen - Jul 08, 2008 (first published in 1973)
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Respect for Acting "This fascinating and detailed book about acting is Miss Hagen's credo, the accumulated wisdom of her years spent in intimate communion with her art. It is at once the voicing of her exacting standards for herself and those she [taught], and an explanation of the means to the end." --Publishers Weekly "Hagen adds to the large ...
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
The Art of Acting
Stella Adler - Nov 01, 2000
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Stella Adler was one of the 20th Century's greatest figures. She is arguably the most important teacher of acting in American history. Over her long career, both in New York and Hollywood, she offered her vast acting knowledge to generations of actors, including Marlon Brando, Warren Beatty, and Robert De Niro. The great voice finally ended in the ...
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
No Acting Please
A Revolutionary Approach to Acting and Living
Eric Morris - Apr 01, 1995 (first published in 1979)
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A collection of 125 acting exercises that are based on journal excerpts and dialogues from Mr. Morris' classes. Foreword by Jack Nicholson....
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
A Dream of Passion
The Development of the Method
Lee Strasberg - Oct 01, 1988 (first published in 1987)
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"The definitive source book on acting."--...
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner - Jul 12, 1987
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This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging th...
John Leguizamo
Jan 07, 2019
These 6 books on acting are of upmost importance to read if you want to be a gr8 actor! I pass these on to any actor I care about! Study study! Learn from the masters! There are no short cuts or magic! Get a technique!      source
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A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn - Nov 17, 2015 (first published in 1980)
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"A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be ready by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." --Howard FastWith a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out th...
John Leguizamo
Nov 08, 2018
3 books every Latinx should read! Open Veins Of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano, 1491 by Charles Mann, Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States      source
1491
New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
Charles C. Mann - Oct 10, 2006 (first published in 2005)
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In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a pristine wilderness; rather, there were huge numbers of Indians who a...
John Leguizamo
Nov 08, 2018
3 books every Latinx should read! Open Veins Of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano, 1491 by Charles Mann, Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States      source
Open Veins of Latin America
Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent
Eduardo Galeano - Jan 01, 1997 (first published in 1971)
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Since its U.S. debut a quarter-century ago, this brilliant text has set a new standard for historical scholarship of Latin America. It is also an outstanding political economy, a social and cultural narrative of the highest quality, and perhaps the finest description of primitive capital accumulation since Marx.Rather than chronology, geography, or...
John Leguizamo
Nov 08, 2018
3 books every Latinx should read! Open Veins Of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano, 1491 by Charles Mann, Howard Zinn’s People’s History of the United States      source