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“An Actor Prepares” is a 1936 guide to acting by Konstantin Stanislavski. Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski (1863 – 1938) was an influential Russian theatre practitioner. He was himself a highly-esteemed character actor and directed many successful productions. However, he is most famous for his 'system' of learning to act, focusing on training, preparation, and technique. This was the first of Stanislavski's book on acting. Concentrating on preparation, it offers the aspiring actor or actress tips and instructions on how they should prepare for performances. This seminal volume constitutes a must-have for all with an interest in acting and the work of Stanislavski. Contents include: “The First Test”, “When Acting Is An Art”, “Action”, “Imagination”, “Concentration”, “Of Attention”, “Relaxation Of Muscles”, “Units And Objectives”, “Faith And A Sense Of Truth”, “Emotion Memory”, “Communion”, “Adaptation”, “Inner Motive Forces”, “The Unbroken Line”, “The Inner Creative”, “State”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Constantin Stanislavsky
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Release: 2015-06-29
File: 322 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781447489863

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Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has dominated actor-training in the West since his writings were first translated into English in the 1920s and 30s. His systematic attempt to outline a psycho-physical technique for acting single-handedly revolutionized standards of acting in the theatre. Until now, readers and students have had to contend with inaccurate, misleading and difficult-to-read English-language versions. Some of the mistranslations have resulted in profound distortions in the way his system has been interpreted and taught. At last, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s huge manual into a lively, fascinating and accurate text in English. He has remained faithful to the author's original intentions, putting the two books previously known as An Actor Prepares and Building A Character back together into one volume, and in a colloquial and readable style for today's actors. The result is a major contribution to the theatre, and a service to one of the great innovators of the twentieth century. This Routledge Classics edition includes a new Foreword by the director Richard Eyre.

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Genre: Performing Arts
Author: Konstantin Stanislavski
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release: 2016-10-04
File: 726 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781315474243

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Are you an Actor? Then Check this awesome journal for ideas include creative writing, taking notes, making memory lists for your acting journey? This blank lined journal is perfect for acting class notes of scenes,dialogues, and scripts. This journal is also great to keep memories ,emotions,experiences from acting class, auditions, theaters, plays, and movie sets. It is an 'easy-to-carry' 6 x 9 blank lined journal. It includes: Matte finish cover 100 pages white paper Strong Binding 6 x 9 inches

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Author: Real Journal Press
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Release: 2020-02-09
File: 100 Pages
ISBN-13: 9798611531112

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Genre: Acting
Author: Konstantin Stanislavsky
Publisher:
Release: 1944
File: 295 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:43615137

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Genre: Acting
Author: Konstantin Stanislavsky
Publisher:
Release: 1948
File: 295 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:155703408

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Shakespeare knew more than any other playwright about the art of acting and the art of theater; practitioners affirm this. While creating superhuman characters and setting them in situations that stretch the imagination to its limits, he also provided his actors with the keys to playing them. A Shakespearean Actor Prepares reveals these keys. There is no general consensus about how Shakespeare "should" be played: there are no rules. This book is not concerned with arriving, but with setting out. It will point out the sources of energy in his plays, which, if tapped, will galvanize an actor's fantasy and liberate his talent.

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Genre: Drama
Author: Adrian Brine
Publisher: Smith & Kraus Pub Incorporated
Release: 2000
File: 368 Pages
ISBN-13: 1575251892

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Genre: Acting
Author: Konstantin Stanislavsky
Publisher:
Release: 1948
File: 295 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:155703408

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Genre: Acting
Author: Konstantin Stanislavsky
Publisher:
Release: 1948
File: 295 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:155703408

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Contained within this rare antiquarian book is a fascinating guide for actors pertaining to the craft of creating and becoming a character, written by the father of method acting: Konstantin Stanislavski. A truly amazing and insightful book on the naturalistic approach to acting, this is a book sure to have been read by many famous actors and constitutes a veritable must-have for aspiring and seasoned actors alike. Konstantin Sergeievich Stanislavski (1863 1938) was a Russian actor and theatre director, famous for being the progenitor of the Stanislavski method. Stanislavski received the Order of Lenin in 1937, the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1938, and People's Artist of the USSR in 1936 for his prolific contributions to the arts. Elected for republication due to its immense historical and educational value, this book originally published in 1950 is proudly republished here with a new introductory biography of the author."

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Genre: Drama
Author: Esther McCracken
Publisher: Abdul Press
Release: 2011-11
File: 310 Pages
ISBN-13: 1447439333

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Genre: Acting
Author: Konstantin Stanislavsky
Publisher:
Release: 1965
File: 295 Pages
ISBN-13: OCLC:1086707168

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