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The Stanislavski System : The Professional Training of an Actor: Digested from the Teachings of Konstantin S. Stanislavski

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This clearly written guide to the Stanislavski method has long been a favorite among students and teachers of acting. Now, in light of books and articles recently published in the Soviet Union, Sonia Moore has made revisions that include a new section on the subtext of a role. She provides detailed explanations of all the methods that actors in training have found indispensable for more than twenty years. Designed to create better actors, this guide will put individuals in touch with themselves and increase personal sensitivity as well.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 127 x 190.5 x 7.62mm | 113.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0140466606
  • 9780140466607
  • 110,847

Table of contents

The Stanislavski SystemAuthor's Note to the Second Revised Edition Preface by Sir John Gielgud Foreword by Joshua Logan Stanislavski and his System The Method of Physical Actions Elements of an Action The "Magic If" Given Circumstances Imagination Concentration of Attention Truth and Belief Communion Adaptation Tempop-Rhythm Emotional Memory Analysis through Events and Actions The Super-Objective and the Through Line of Actions The Actor's Physical Apparatus Work on the Role: Building a Character The Subtext of Behavior The Director Eugene Vakhtangov: The Disciple Bibliography Indexshow more

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