Based on interviews with over forty award-winning artists, How to Rehearse a Play offers multiple solutions to the challenges that directors face from first rehearsal to opening night.
The book provides a wealth of information on how to run a rehearsal room, suggesting different paths and encouraging directors to shape their own process.
It is divided into four sections:lessons from the past: a brief survey of influential directors, including Stanislavski's acting methods and Anne Bogart's theories on movement;a survey of current practices: practical advice on launching a process, analyzing scripts, crafting staging, detailing scene work, collaborating in technical rehearsals and previews, and opening the play to the public;rehearsing without a script: suggestions, advice, and exercises for devising plays through collaborative company creation;rehearsal workbook: prompts and exercises to help directors discover their own process. How to Rehearse a Play is the perfect guide for any artist leading their first rehearsal, heading to graduate school for intense study, or just looking for ways to refresh and reinvigorate their artistry.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages, 2 Line drawings, black and white; 12 Halftones, black and white; 1 Tables, black and whit
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/07/2020
- Category: Acting techniques
- ISBN: 9781138299474
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