To the actor : on the technique of acting.

By: Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London; New York : Routledge, 2002Description: lii, 222 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. (pbk).ISBN: 0415258766.Other title: To the actor : on the technique of acting.Subject(s): Performing Arts | Acting-Technique | Acting | Chekhov Michael, 1891-1955DDC classification: 792.028CHE
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How does an actor learn to:<br> * Call up emotion?<br> * Develop a character?<br> * Strengthen awareness?<br> These are essential techniques for every actor, and Michael Chekhov's classic work To the Actor explains, clearly and concisely, how to develop them. Chekhov's simple and practical method - successfully used by professional actors all over the world - trains the actor's imagination and body to fulfil its potential.<br> This handbook for actors (and directors) has been revised and expanded by Mala Powers. It includes: a previously unpublished chapter on 'Psychological Gesture', translated into English by the celebrated director Andrei Malaev - Babel; a new biographical overview by Mala Powers; and a foreword by Simon Callow.

Includes index.