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Creating a Role By Constantin Stanislavski

Creating a Role

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"For the actor in need of nourishment for his gifts and guidance for his enthusiasm, this book is immeasurably important; for anyone with an interest in the theatre it is terrific entertainment" Paul Scofield (Sunday Times)
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Creating a Role by Constantin Stanislavski

No-one has had greater influence on acting as we know it than Stanislavski. His 'system' or interpretations of it - has become the central force determining almost every performance we see on stage or screen. His teaching is principally set out in three famous books: An Actor Prepares, Building a Character and Creating a Role. It is still the only comprehensive theory of acting we possess. In the first book, An Actor Prepares, Stanislavski dealt with the inner imaginative processes. In the second Building a Character, he concentrated on the body, the voice and other physical means of expression. In Creating a Role, the third book, he describes the elaborate preparation that precedes actual performance.Creating a Role "describes the elaborate marination that precedes the acutal performance. The analyses of Othello and The Inspector General, which make up Parts Two and Three, show a mind cutting through text like an inspired psneumatic-drill...Altogether Creating a Role is a brilliant little treatise and a careful reading is worth several lessons in almost any English acting academy" (Charles Marowitz, The Observer)

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GOR001183831
Creating a Role by Constantin Stanislavski
Constantin Stanislavski
Performance Books
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
1980-11-06
288
0413477606
9780413477606
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