The Yiddish Book Center's

Wexler Oral History Project

A growing collection of in-depth interviews with people of all ages and backgrounds, whose stories about the legacy and changing nature of Yiddish language and culture offer a rich and complex chronicle of Jewish identity.

The Importance of Imagination in Stella Adler's Philosophy and Work

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Tom Oppenheim, grandson of Yiddish theatre actors Jacob and Sara Adler, Artistic Director and President of Stella Adler Studio of Acting, discusses the importance of imagination in Stella Adler's technique and philosophy.

This is an excerpt from an oral history with Tom Oppenheim.

This excerpt is in English.

Tom Oppenheim was born in New York, New York in 1959.