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  • 'Perform at Your Best' puts tips at your fingertips

    'Perform at Your Best' puts tips at your fingertips
    AFRAID your upcoming presentation will put everyone to sleep? Try acting like Al Pacino and take an active pause in your speech. Watch his Academy Award-winning performance in "Scent of a Woman" and notice the pauses he takes and how they add emphasis...
  • Lee Strasberg: The acting legacy lives on

     
    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, the school founded in 1969 by the legendary acting guru, who died in 1982, and his wife, Anna Strasberg, who is still carrying the torch of......
  • Theater brawl: Yes, L.A.'s cup runneth over

     
    Stereotypes stick in your craw because of their willful obliviousness. One that I’ve had to contend with as the theater critic for The Times is the notion that L.A. isn’t a theater town. “I didn’t know they had theater there,”......
  • Claudia Eller, new role for Company Town

     
    Here's the memo from Sallie Hofmeister, assistant managing editor, arts and entertainment; and Craig Turner, arts and entertainment editor: Please join us in congratulating Claudia Eller on becoming a player-coach for Company Town, effective immediately....
  • Ceremony marks start of expansion project at LAX international terminal [Updated]

     
    L.A. city leaders will gather at LAX Monday morning for a ceremony to mark the start of a $1.26-billion expansion-and-refurbishment project at the Tom Bradley International Terminal. The work is expected to be completed by mid-2013 and will add two......
  • LAPD investigates home invasion robbery at Woodland Hills house used by rap label

     
    Los Angeles police are investigating a home invasion robbery at a Woodland Hills house used by a rap record label as a temporary residence for visiting recording artists, authorities said Monday. Officers went to the home in the 22100 block......
  • Two LAPD officers slightly injured in South L.A. squad car crash

     
    Two LAPD officers were slightly injured early Monday when their squad car collided with another vehicle in South L.A., authorities said. The officers suffered “minor abrasions” but were taken to a hospital for observation after complaining of pain,...
  • Car crashes into Lee Strasberg acting studio in West Hollywood

     
    The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in West Hollywood canceled classes Monday after a car crashed through the wall of the renowned performing arts school on Santa Monica Boulevard. No one was injured in the Friday afternoon accident near......
  • Theater review: 'Behind the Gates' at Marilyn Monroe Theatre

     
    An extraordinary monologue opens “Behind the Gates,” Wendy Graf’s passionate if soapy cautionary tale about religious extremism, now at the Lee Strasberg Creative Center. Pierced rebel Bethany (Annika Marks) stomps on stage, furious at her...
  • Dennis Hopper, Southern California theater veteran

     
    When he wasn't busy raising hell, getting high or cashing a check for Hollywood movies like "Waterworld," Dennis Hopper was an artist. The former celebrity bad boy, who died Saturday at age 74, was an avid painter who frequented the......
  • Mike Nichols -- at home in Hollywood and in the theater

     
    Director Mike Nichols, who will receive the American Film Institute's Life Achievement Award on Thursday, also has enjoyed a rich life in the theater. In a conversation with our colleague, Susan King, the 78-year-old Oscar winner traces the start of......