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
The secret of Chekhov's mood lies in the rhythm of his language. This rhythm was
felt by the actors of the Art Theater during the rehearsals of the first Chekhov play,
was felt because of their love for Chekhov. The Moscow Art Theater would ...
He aims at achieving clear representation, well-defined movement, varied rhythm
, and sustained harmony. All his steps are motivated by a unity of style and
guided by an over-all idea. But he must be careful not to allow this idea to
become too ...
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