Directors on Directing: A Source Book of the Modern Theater
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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Finally, to view the finished production at arm's length, as a whole. To take into
account André Antoine: “Causerie sur la mise en scene," La Revue dz Paris, Vol.
X, April 1, 1903, 596-612. the tastes and habits of the audience in just the 89 ...
But, finally, all protest and all new seeking began naturally to fall into line with a
theory of direction that had slowly been evolving in my mind—the theory which
for the want of a better term I have defined as Unconscious Projection.
The dramatist's conception—his story-line and plan of action conveyed through
descriptive words and dialogue—serves the other theater craftsmen as the raw
material from which they make the thing we finally witness at performance. Before
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