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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Such exercises polished technique; a painter can begin a picture only after
technique has been mastered. Not only the director but all those listening made
suggestions. This work was aimed at finding how the author “sounded" best.
When in ...
The main virtue of a player in a symphony orchestra is to possess a virtuoso
technique and to follow accurately the dictates of a conductor. Like a symphony
orchestra, the “triangular theater" must admit actors with a less individualistic
Inspiration must be backed up by a very cast-iron technique. It is the case that as
one gets older one's technique, if one is an industrious and intelligent person,
tends to become better; but there is also the danger that it becomes a little slick.
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