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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I firmly believe that an actor's mental attitude is instantly conveyed to an audience
. I further believe that an audience unconsciously appraises his character. It soon
discovers if he is all actor or part man, and its appraisal of his performance is ...
These were not "intimate" works and they demanded new solutions, a new
approach. As a result of our search, we moved the action to various parts of the
orchestra. We surrounded the audience with action, we transferred the spectator
to the ...
the palates of those whom he believes to be his audience, he hunts among the
sauces and spices for a new recipe. We so often hear those supposedly creative
expressions: “We're taking it out of the museum and brushing away the cobwebs,
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