Published: Friday, 03 July 2020 19:35
Written by Lupe R Haas
If you want to become an actor, The Juilliard School in NYC is the go-to place to study drama. The school's prestigious art program graduated some of the best actors of this generation including Jessica Chastain, Viola Davis, Patti LuPone, Anthony Mackie, Laura Linney just to name a few. Many of these actors credit one the founders of the school's legendary Drama Division, Moni Yakim as an inspiration with his unusual teaching technique. A new documentary, CREATING A CHARACTER: THE MONI YAKIM LEGACY takes audiences into his class and how his roots as a mime helped develop his technique. CineMovie talked to the legendary teacher about his distinctive teaching methods.
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