A Dream of Passion: The Development of the Method

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New American Library, 1988 - Performing Arts - 201 pages
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Beginning with his early experiences and his discovery of the actor's central problem--achieving consistency, of inspiration--Strasbery analyzes the work of Constantin Stanislavsky, showing how he and others added to that work to develop the acting system known as the Method

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Strassberg's autobiographical history of how he developed "the method" of acting that ruled US theater in the early 20th century. Where it came from, how he changed Stanislavsky's original theory, how it worked in practice. Clears up confusion in the popular perception of the techniques and theory. Read full review

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Useful for all actors and directors. History, theory, and practice. Read full review


Stanislavsky and the Search for His System
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