If professions move in cycles of desirability and glamour, directing is surely in an ascendant phase. Concise and engaging, Michael Bloom's work is aimed at anyone who has ever uttered the phrase "But what I really want to do is direct".
Based on twenty years of directing and teaching experience, Thinking Like a Director is a practical handbook that aims to convey the experience of directing and the theatrical mindset that successful directors possess. Michael Bloom details a comprehensive technique that covers every stage of a production - from the director's first reading of the play through to the final rehearsals. He isolates and identifies all of the key elements both for dramatic interpretation and working with actors and other theatre professionals, and integrates them into a single method. Concise and engaging, Michael Bloom's book is for anyone who has ever uttered the phrase, 'But what I really want to do is direct'.
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'If I ever decided (heaven and hell forbid) to direct a play, I'd be sure to have Michael Bloom's illuminating and indispensable text nearby to guide and challenge me, step-by-step, as I found my way.' Ariel Dorfman
Thinking Like a Director by Michael Bloom
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Faber & Faber
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