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Bella Merlin, PhD 

University of California, Riverside, USA

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Bella Merlin's Biography

Bella Merlin, PhD., is an actor, writer and professor of acting and directing at the University of California, Riverside. She is the author of several books on acting, including The Complete Stanislavsky Toolkit (Revised Edition, NHB 2014), Shakespeare & Company: When Acting is Eloquence (Routledge, 2020), and Beyond Stanislavsky: The Psycho-Physical Approach to Actor Training (NHB, 2001). With Dr Paul Fryer, she co-created the international series of conferences and symposia, The S Word. Her film Active Analysis in Rehearsal: A Documentary Learning Resource can be found on Digital Theatre +. 

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