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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expands into an emotional concept, the more does it call for an expression which
in its final and essential fullness can alone be obtained through the language of
sounds. Hereby the essence of that which the Word-Tone-Poet has to express ...
The movements of the play are almost all concerned with the expression of ideas
and not of action. If there is action, it is very short-lived and very brief. The
choreography is much more concerned with the subtle delineation of emotions by
He smiles a lot, friendly, even sentimental, normally affectionate, but without
much expression. He is comparatively “mute"—awkward in expressing his
feelings. Affectionate gibberish is the best he can manage in response to
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