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    DescriptionIncluding a foreword by Simon Callow, a dedicated admirer of the Maly, Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre provides both a valuable methodological model for actor training and a unique insight into the journeys taken from studio to stage. This is the first ever full-length study of internationally-acclaimed theatre company, the Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg, and its director, Lev Dodin.Maria Shevtsova provides an illuminating insight into Dodin's directorial processes and the company's actor 4raining, devising and rehearsal methods, which she interweaves with detailed analysis of the Maly's main productions. Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre: Process to Performance demonstrates how the impact of Dodin's work extends far beyond that of his native Russia, and gives the reader unparalleled access to the company's practice.


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    Title
    Dodin and the Maly Drama Theatre
    Subtitle
    Process to Performance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maria Shevstova, Foreword by Simon Callow
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 436 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415334624
    ISBN 10: 0415334624
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PER
    BIC subject category V2: AN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    B&T General Subject: 595
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: H5
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    Ingram Subject Code: PA
    Libri: I-PA
    BISAC V2.8: PER011000
    DC22: 792.02/33/092, 792.0233092
    BISAC V2.8: PER011010
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PN2726.S25
    BISAC region code: 1.6.16.0.0.0.0
    LC classification: PN2726.S252 M357 2004
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: ATD
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    20 black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    01 April 2004
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Maria Shevtsova is Professor of Theatre Arts and Director of Postgraduate Studies at Goldsmiths College, University of London. She is co-editor of New Theatre Quarterly.
    Review quote
    "This study will delight Dodin fans, especially since it is written by such a committed and lucid enthusiast."-Nick Worral, "Slavic Review, 06/2005 "I really enjoyed this very readable book by a respected scholar. It is sufficiently comprehensive to convey a full impression of Dodin's work to readers who have not seen production."-Peta Tait, La Trobe University, "Modern Drama, Summer 2005
    Table of contents
    List of Illustrations Foreward by Simon Callow Preface Part 1: The Maly in Context 1. From Leningrad to St Petersburg Dodin and the Maly: Journeys to the Future 2. The Working Process Improvising, Devising, Rehearsing Part 2. The Major Productions 3. Dodin's 'Theatre of Prose' 4. The Student Ensemble Gaudeamus and Claustrophobia: A Postmodernist Aesthetics 5. Chekhov in an Age of Uncertainty Part 3. Dodin at the Opera 6. Dodin Directs Opera 7. Anatomy of The Queen of Spades From Studio to Stage Bibliography