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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Nor should an actor move in a parallel line. For example, an actor moving from
forward right to left forward should, by imperceptible and subtle means, break the
straight line, not the best on the stage, by moving on a diagonal. If three or more ...
Eyes fixed on that gaping hole—without scenery and almost without light, where
persons in incongruous moods and costumes are going through varied
convolutions—he contracts his brow, strains his ears to hear the lines that are still
It is impossible to perform Shakespeare with authority and conviction unless one
trusts to the pattern of the language to sustain the lines, building up to and down
from the climax of speech and scene. Many directors are too concerned with the ...
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