Konstantin Stanislavsky, Paperback


This compact, well-illustrated and clearly written book offers an essential guide to the complex and contradictory nature of this master of theatre.

Routledge Performance Practitioners are a series of introductory guides to key theatre-makers.

These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books will unravel the contribution of modern theatre's most charismatic innovators.

This is the first book to combine: - an overview of Stanislavsky's life history - an assessment of his widely read text, An Actor Prepares - detailed commentary of the key 1998 production of The Seagull - an indispensable set of practical exercises for actors, teachers and directors.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today's student.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 184 pages, 9 b&w photographs, 9 plans
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Theatre studies
  • ISBN: 9780415258869



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