1st Edition

An Actor Prepares




ISBN 9780878309832
Published April 28, 1989 by Routledge
344 Pages

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Book Description

Stanislavski's simple exercises fire the imagination, and help readers not only discover their own conception of reality but how to reproduce it as well.

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Biography

Constantin Stanislavski (1863-1938), arguably the most influential director in the history of the theater, was the founder of the renowned Moscow Art Theater. A pioneer of psychological realism and improvisation on the stage, he devoted his life to developing the performance techniques now emulated throughout the world.

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"[O]ne of the most inspired and inspiring manifestos of our art that I know." -- Richard Monette, Stratford artistic director