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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words, which are the body of the play; lint and color, which are the very heart of
the scenes; rhythm, which is the very essence of dance." Only an “artist of the
theater" could master “actions, words, lines, color, and rhythm." By his mastery
or silk of various hues. Night after night we experiment together to obtain color or
atmospheric effects, aiming always to make them aid the interpretation of the
scenes. Lights are to drama what music is to the lyrics of a song. No other factor
color, because so far no form of notation has been found for musical color. The
actor has to find nearly all those things for himself. Supposing you are an actor
who is playing Hamlet. "To be, or not to be: that is the question: whether 'tis
nobler in ...
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