There are few graduates of MFA acting programs in this country who haven't, at some point during their education, been forced to spend a day at the zoo. Staring at animals in cages and then attempting to mimic them in front of classmates — who then try to decide whether they're in the company of a marmoset, a guinea fowl, or a sloth — has become so fundamental a component of an actor's training that you'd think the only roles available to theater studies... More >>>