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.
Results 1-3 of 69
“There is only one way to emerge from this blind alley," Appia asserted in his
Staging Wagnerian Drama, “and that is to entrust the entire interpretation of the
drama to a single person." In Die Musik und die Inscenierung (1895) Appia
good, but we still would have heard Nikisch's interpretation of the piece. I think a
symphony orchestra without a conductor is possible; but it is not possible to draw
a parallel between an orchestra without a conductor and a theater in which the ...
They know where they are going before they plunge into the actual interpretation.
This work of interpretation becomes possible on the day that the actor, putting
away his "sides," begins to speak his lines from memory and tries to harmonize ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Z VISIQN AND METHOD
35 other sections not shown