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...Orson Bean and Alley Mills star in the story of a man who becomes the town hero after he boasts of murdering his father. Riots greeted the first performance of this 1907 comic masterpiece of the Irish Literary Renaissance. An L.A. Theatre...
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...In this surprisingly modern psychological portrait, a prosperous Edwardian family is torn apart when young Edward Voysey discovers that his family’s wealth was obtained through three generations of deceit and theft. A captivating study...
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...A full-cast performance of Chekhov’s masterpiece starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Tessa Thompson, Sarah Zimmerman and Jon Hamm. Meet Olga, Masha, and Irina, warm and cultured young sisters who were reared in the exciting hubbub of Moscow...

Acting in Circumstances

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Stanislavski : A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...‘Acting is action. The basis of theatre is doing, dynamism’ Acting action Drama means to do an action. ‘So, drama is an action we can see being performed, and, when he comes on, the actor becomes an agent...

Active Analysis in Rehearsal

James Thomas

James Thomas is a Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University. He received his BA from St. Ambrose College, MA from Villanova University, and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at Mt. Holyoke College and Marquette University, and was Associate Dean of the School of Theatre at Florida State University. He was Chair of the Department of Theatre at Wayne State University from 1994–1999 and Interim Chair of the merged Department of Theatre and Dance 2010–2012. In 2001, he established a Study Abroad Program with the Moscow Art Theatre School, which program is now in its 15th year of continuous operation. He has translated the books of the legendary Russian director Anatoly Efros and is presently working on a translation of the rehearsal journals for Efros’s ground–breaking production of Anton Chekhov’s play, The Seagull. He is author of Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, which is now in its fifth edition and the standard text in the field. His is recipient of the Service Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, and the Outstanding Mentor Award and Murray Jackson Creative Scholar in the Arts Award from Wayne State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Director’s Guide to Stanislavsky’s Active Analysis : Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...The homework phase of Active Analysis is ended for the time being, and now the moment has arrived when the director assembles the performers and begins the process of Active Analysis in rehearsal. This is done by a reciprocal process...

An Anti-Suffragist or The Other Side

Written by

H.M. Paull

and

Naomi Paxton

Edited by

Naomi Paxton

~playauthor~Written by~ H.M. Paull , Naomi Paxton ~playauthor~Edited by~ Naomi Paxton

Methuen Drama, 2013

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...A monologue about an inexperienced young woman, An Anti-Suffragist or The Other Side is a clever monologue describing the growing incomprehension of a critic of the Suffragette movement as she struggles to undersand why she was against...

Beyond Etudes

James Thomas

James Thomas is a Professor in the Department of Theatre and Dance at Wayne State University. He received his BA from St. Ambrose College, MA from Villanova University, and PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught at Mt. Holyoke College and Marquette University, and was Associate Dean of the School of Theatre at Florida State University. He was Chair of the Department of Theatre at Wayne State University from 1994–1999 and Interim Chair of the merged Department of Theatre and Dance 2010–2012. In 2001, he established a Study Abroad Program with the Moscow Art Theatre School, which program is now in its 15th year of continuous operation. He has translated the books of the legendary Russian director Anatoly Efros and is presently working on a translation of the rehearsal journals for Efros’s ground–breaking production of Anton Chekhov’s play, The Seagull. He is author of Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, which is now in its fifth edition and the standard text in the field. His is recipient of the Service Award from the Association for Theatre in Higher Education, and the Outstanding Mentor Award and Murray Jackson Creative Scholar in the Arts Award from Wayne State University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Director’s Guide to Stanislavsky’s Active Analysis : Including the Formative Essay on Active Analysis by Maria Knebel

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2016

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...In etudes, the actor’s subconscious is awakened so that the borderline between analysis and embodiment is virtually eliminated. A time comes when the actor on stage is not yet fully characterized, but already he is not the person...
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...Chekhov’s masterful last play, The Cherry Orchard, is a work of timeless, bittersweet beauty about the fading fortunes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their status in a changing world. Alternately touching...

An Open Conclusion

John Gillett

John Gillett trained in one of the first Stanislavski-based schools in London, the Actors Workshop. He has worked as an actor for thirty-four years, and as an acting teacher and director for over twenty-five of those. As a director and teacher, Gillett has worked for the Actors Centre, East 15, Mountview, Rose Bruford College, Italia Conti, and Arts Educational. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Acting Stanislavski : A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy

Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2014

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...‘But the actor is not his own master. It is his nature which creates through him, he is only the instrument’ We act to recreate humanity in our simplicity and in our complexities and contradictions, at our most loving and at our...

Conclusion

Rebecca D’Monté

Rebecca D’Monte is Senior Lecturer in Drama at the University of the West of England, Bristol. Her publications include Cool Britannia? British Political Drama in the 1990s, co-edited with Graham Saunders. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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British Theatre and Performance 1900–1950

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The first fifty years of the twentieth century contained two of the most devastating clashes known to humanity. Scores of people were killed, physically and mentally maimed, made homeless or even nationless. Competing ideologies...