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Lev Mailer Actors Studio works on scenes, classical and contemporary scenes both American and foreign. Classes for beginners. Theater, Film, and Commercial Auditioning classes are also offered.

For over 35 years he worked as an actor in film, theater, television and commercials in Hollywood and New York.

Among his credits are Firefox with Clint Eastwood, The Lucy Show, Hogan's Heroes, Original Star Trek, The Star Wars Holiday Special, Mission Impossible, Dallas, Julius Caesar, Chicago Conspiracy Trial, Camino Real, Oedipus at Colonus and Diary of Anne Frank.

In Hollywood he taught at the American Film Institute and the Screen Actors Guild Conservatory of which he was director for 10 years. He also taught at 5 Los Angeles colleges. In Minneapolis, he taught at the Academy of Film and Television and the Lundstrum Center for Performing Arts. His ongoing Actors Studio, begun January 2002, meets every Tuesday evening. Its members are working in film, theater and commericals in the Twin Cities.

In the Twin Cities he has taught workshops for: Cold Reading, Commercials, Monologues, both Shakespeare and Contemporary and Meisner Technique. He is accredited by the Neighborhood Playhouse as a Meisner Technique teacher where he studied and where Sanford Meisner taught for 60 years.

  • The definitive "Film Actor's Complete Career Guide," listed him among the best "in teaching of acting techniques for beginning, intermediate, and professional actors in Los Angeles."

  • "Acting is Everything" by Judy Kerr said, "Lev Mailer is one of the best acting coaches in the Twin Cities."

Click here for more information and a listing of all classes offered.

Moore Creative, Wehmann & Associates, and Lynn Blumenthal Casting have sent their people to Lev Mailer.

For Lev Mailer's Film and Television Credits click on IMDB

 
The truth in acting means actual physical and psychological aliveness, sensory awareness, responsiveness, and looking and listening to stimuli, real and imaginary, that surround the actor. It means using senses, muscles, sensitivity and imagination to create the dramatic life and action of the play or film.