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Aubrey Plaza during Spotlight@SDA event

Aubrey Plaza keeps it authentic, encourages students to do the same

The seasoned actor, comedian, producer and writer discussed her experiences with the School of Dramatic Arts community in the summer.

The seasoned actor, comedian, producer and writer discussed her experiences with the School of Dramatic Arts community in the summer.

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Ali Stroker onstage

Ali Stroker talks overcoming obstacles

Tony winner visits campus and tells her inspiring career story, encouraging all to use limitations to their advantage.

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Kristin Linklater

Spotlight@SDA: Kristin Linklater

Acclaimed voice coach Kristin Linklater joined Dean David Bridel and professor of theatre practice Natsuko Ohama for a conversation about Shakespeare, breath, nature, and more.

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Ben Kingsley at USC School of Dramatic Arts

Ben Kingsley reflects on Gandhi, other top projects

The Oscar-winning actor looks back at a stellar career that once included work with 300,000 extras and a funeral carriage.

The Oscar-winning actor looks back at a stellar career that once included work with 300,000 extras and a funeral carriage.

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Spotlight@SDA artist Josh Gad with Dean David Bridel

Josh Gad inspires drama students with tales of career missteps

Actor shares stories with students, faculty and Dean David Bridel at first USC School of Dramatic Arts Spotlight@SDA event of the year.

Actor shares stories with students, faculty and Dean David Bridel at first USC School of Dramatic Arts Spotlight@SDA event of the year.

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Mark Hamill sits down with Dean David Bridel for the Spotlight@SDA series in spring 2018. (USC Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Spotlight@SDA: Reflecting beyond ‘Star Wars’

Mark Hamill offers wisdom to students at the School of Dramatic Arts series

Mark Hamill offers wisdom to students at the School of Dramatic Arts series.

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