By Konstantin Stanislavski,Richard Eyre
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West given that his writings have been first translated into English within the Twenties and 30s. His systematic try and define a psycho-physical strategy for appearing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of performing within the theatre.
Until now, readers and scholars have needed to cope with misguided, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language types. a number of the mistranslations have ended in profound distortions within the manner his process has been interpreted and taught. ultimately, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large handbook right into a vigorous, interesting and actual textual content in English. He has remained devoted to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly often called An Actor Prepares and construction a personality again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable sort for cutting-edge actors.
The result's a massive contribution to the theatre, and a carrier to 1 of the nice innovators of the 20th century.
This Routledge Classics version features a new Foreword through the director Richard Eyre.
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An Actor's Work (Routledge Classics) by Konstantin Stanislavski,Richard Eyre