Building a Character

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Theatre Arts Books, 1977 - Performing Arts - 292 pages
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Has legislation over-reached itself? The contributors to this volume discuss whether the increase in legislative instruments of many kinds, often promoted with good intentions, may be progressively limiting both our individual and our communal freedoms. Contributors include Bernard Crick, Maurice Peston and James Ferman discuss this key idea in accessible and forthright style.

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User Review  - RKC-Drama - LibraryThing

In his most famous book, An Actor Prepares, Stanislavski dealt with the imaginative processes. In the second book, Building a Character, he deals with the physical realisation of character on the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sean - Goodreads

Every actor in the world should read this book. Truly amazing and insightful. Naturalistic approach, but there are lots of crossovers to other styles. Read full review

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Constantin Stanislavski (1863-1938), arguably the most influential director in the history of the theater, was the founder of the renowned Moscow Art Theater. A pioneer of psychological realism and improvisation on the stage, he devoted his life to developing the performance techniques now emulated throughout the world.

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