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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He will slowly but surely gather around him these better craftsmen of whom I
speak, and together they will give new life to the art of the theater. PLAYGOER:
But for the others? STAGE-DIRECTOR: The others? The modern theater is full of
Therefore, whoever is chosen to move and speak as Romeo must move and
speak as part and parcel of the design—this design which I have already pointed
out to you as having a definite form. He must move across our sight in a certain
to stage a Shakespeare play you cannot also teach your cast to speak him.
Consider the case history of a young actor. He is singled out at drama school and
does a term in repertory during which he will play one or two Shakespearean
parts if ...
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