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'Playing the American' 101

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'Playing the American' 101

Performing Arts

'Playing the American' 101

'Playing the American' 101

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A class called "Playing the American" at UCLA aims to help actors from abroad to capture the American type. Mastering the accent is a challenge in itself. The teacher of the class and two students discuss what it means to "act American."

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