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    To the Actor (Paperback) By (author) Michael Chekhov, Edited by Mala Powers, Translated by Andrei Malaev-Babel, Foreword by Simon Callow

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    DescriptionHow does an actor learn to: * Call up emotion? * Develop a character? * Strengthen awareness? These are essential techniques for every actor, and Michael Chekhov's classic work To the Actor explains, clearly and concisely, how to develop them. Chekhov's simple and practical method - successfully used by professional actors all over the world - trains the actor's imagination and body to fulfil its potential. This handbook for actors (and directors) has been revised and expanded by Mala Powers. It includes: a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographical overview by Mala Powers; and a foreword by Simon Callow.


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    Title
    To the Actor
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Michael Chekhov, Edited by Mala Powers, Translated by Andrei Malaev-Babel, Foreword by Simon Callow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 194 mm
    Thickness: 24 mm
    Weight: 322 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415258760
    ISBN 10: 0415258766
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC classification: PN
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15800
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 595
    Ingram Subject Code: PY
    Libri: I-PY
    BISAC V2.8: PER001000
    DC21: 792.028
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    DC22: 792.028
    BIC subject category V2: ANC
    B&T Approval Code: A07203000
    Abridged Dewey: 792
    BISAC V2.8: PER011040, DRA000000
    Thema V1.0: ATDC
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    20 line drawings
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 June 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    'Its greatest virtue is not so much that you can't put it down but that you have to put it down - in order to try it out.' - Research in Drama Education 'To the Actor is by far the best book that I have read on the subject of acting. Actors, directors, writers and critics will be grateful for it.' - Gregory Peck 'There's this need to continue growth; to expand. For me, Chekhov's system is the most complete.' - Robert Davi, interviewed on the set of his TV series, 'The Profiler'