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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It will be noted, not without astonishment I trust, that I have not actually called any
of the constituents of our street scene—or, it follows, of our theater—artistic. Our
demonstrator could carry through his demonstration successfully enough with ...
There is a measure of artistic skill in everyone. It cannot hurt to remember this
when talking of great art. Undoubtedly the skills we call artistic can always be
called into play within the bounds established by our model. They will function as
no matter how good in itself, does not give us the right to think of the work written
on it as high artistry, and knowing that the theme also always demands a full
artistic treatment, many of us, for some reason, do not pause for long or very
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