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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Later, after Stanislavsky had transferred his régisseufs attention from the outer to
the inner, he occupied himself, together with his assistant, régisseur Sulerzhitsky,
with a precise definition of the elements of the creativeness of the actor.
A play receives the finishing process of an ordeal by fire through cotttact with an
audience. One could go on forever analyzing the work of the director hut, in trying
to define it, l only prove that it is easier to do a job well than to write well about it.
A conversation I had with a director who confided to me that he was in despair
because he had just been working for two months, without any result, on Le
Malade Imaginaire illustrates this definition. When I expressed astonishment, he
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