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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been building the scenery in my shop, artists have been painting it at their studios
, electricians have been making the paraphernalia for the lighting effects,
property men have been manufacturing or buying the various objects needed in
An iconographic style was used in the sets (since we had not yet abolished
scenery altogether). And just as plastic movements were used to bring out inner
feelings, so scenery was paintedwhich would not detract from these movements.
I have always wanted to direct actors in magnificent costume and with no scenery
and very little movement because the moment you have too much movement you
cannot do justice to the dialogue. There are many passages in Shakespeare ...
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