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What do you think about AADA in LA, is that a good school? or would you recommend UCLA ? Looking for a school in LA :D

Dear Anton, Most all of the long standing dramatic arts schools are fine.  The distinction you have to make is whether you want an academic degree or if you want a certificate in dramatic arts (acting, for example).  Once that is chosen, it is the effort of the student that makes the quality of the school outstanding.  Good student=good school. But a school does not enodow it's students with talent. The students must have the talent to begin with.  Best wishes, Doc

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Kenneth D. Plonkey


Questions about acting and directing. Questions about getting started in a careeer. Questions about training and schooling for actors.


I am a retired film actor. I am a retired university theatre program director and professor. I am the author of "The Tao of Acting, Mentoring for the Aspiring Actor" to be published this summer.


BA, MA, PhD in Theatre Post graduate study with certificate in Media Acting

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John Golden Traveling Fellowship

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