Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theater

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Bobbs-Merrill, Jan 1, 1963 - Performing Arts - 464 pages

Less than 200 years ago the director was only an "ideal" projected by disgruntled critics. Today, productions wouldn't be able to survive with our the adept talents of the director. This book has been known for years as the guide to the "unknown theater" of the director. This collection is comprised of the voices of the modern theater as they state their credos and explore their craft. Topics include: the emergence of the director; behind the fourth wall; the art of rehearsal; light and space; and much more. Directors and avid theater-buffs.

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Contents

Vsevolod Meyerhold
45
Z VISIQN AND METHOD
79
André Antoine
89
Copyright

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About the author (1963)

Cole is the founder of the Actors and Authors Agency and was instrumental in helping the playwrights Sam Shepard, David Hare, and Peter Handke during formative stags of their careers. She was also the U.S. representative of the Estate of Luigi Pirandello and worked with Nobel Laureate Pablo Neruda.

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