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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These two systems are best understood if the four fundamentals of the theater—
the author, director, actor, and spectator—are graphically represented as follows:
1) A triangle with the apex representing the director, and the bases the author ...
Quite the contrary—he wanted to instill in the spectator a trembling but wise
contemplation of the inevitable, to make the spectator weep and suffer but
simultaneously move him and bring him to a state of peace and felicity. The basic
And would any detail of this creative genius be lost upon the spectator? Don juan
is being performed without a curtain. There was none in the theaters of Palais
Royal or of Petit-Bourbon. But why remove the curtain? The spectator is usually ...
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