Maurizio Di Meo
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Hailing from Cassino, a small town not too far from Rome, Italy, Maurizio Di Meo, pursued his lifelong passion for the performing arts by first studying the Stanislavski method under renowned, acting coach, Beatrice Bracco. Bracco's notable, Italian students include Kim Rossi Stuart, Gianmarco Tognazzi, Claudio Santamaria, Paola Cortellesi, Claudia Gerini and Anna Valle. Upon arriving in Los Angeles in 2007 he continued his Stanislavski training at the world famous Stella Adler Academy of Acting, home to such luminaries as Marlon Brando, Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Holland Taylor, Benicio Del Toro, Robert DeNiro, Harvey Keitel, and Mark Ruffalo. Read more... include roles in such classics as "The Glass Menagerie", "California Suite", "Three Sisters" and "A Streetcar Named Desire". Maurizio's US credits include performances in "Words Words Words", "Welcome to the Moon", "Sure Thing", "California Suite", "Small Days", "Waiting for Lefty" (directed by Jim Parrack), "Romeo and Juliet", "Easy Chair", "The Laramie Project" and "Midsummer Night's Dream", the latter which he played the role of Bottom, standing out as the most effective comic player in the troupe. He has directed critically acclaimed productions of "Sure Thing" and "To Be Human" and has also studied at The Director's Playhouse, working with Multi-Award Winning Writer/Director, Martin Donovan ("Death Becomes Her", with Meryl Streep, Bruce Willis and Goldie Hawn and "Apartment Zero", starring Colin Firth).