Stanislavsky on the Art of the Stage

Konstantin Stanislavsky

Stanislavsky on the Art of the Stage: translated with an introduction on Stanislavsky’s ‘System’ by David Magarshack offers a unique insight into the craft and theory of Konstantin Stanislavsky, including his posthumous work The System and Methods of Creative Art.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571081721
Date Published
01.11.2002
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Summary

Konstantin Stanislavsky’s reputation is founded on his theory of acting and its application in practice. This volume contains his posthumous work The System and Methods of Creative Art, together with an introductory essay by translator David Magarshack, giving a careful exposition and a critical analysis of his ‘system’. Two appendices deal with Stanislavsky’s views on stage ethics and melodrama. A comprehensive guide to Stanislavsky’s work.

KonstantinStanislavsky

Konstantin Stanislavsky (1863-1938) was a Russian actor and theatre director. His innovative contribution to modern European and American realistic acting has remained at the core of mainstream performance training. Stanislavsky organized his techniques into a coherent and usable system, which acquired an unprecedented ability to cross cultural boundaries and developed an international reach, dominating scholarship about acting in the West.

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