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Creating a Role (The Acting Books #3)

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"Creating a Role "is the culmination of Stanislavski's masterful trilogy on the art of acting." An Actor Prepares "focused on the inner training of an actor's imagination, while "Building a Character "detailed how the actor's body and voice could be tuned for the great roles he might fill.
This third volume examines the development of a character from the viewpoint of thre
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published January 7th 1987 by Routledge (first published January 7th 1961)
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Mark Woodland
Volume 3 of THE classic actor's handbook, and though "Method Acting" is essentially out of style, you have to know where the art has been to understand where it is now. It's still a fascinating read, as it was written during the discovery of the technique itself.
Make me great. Stanney. Make me ACT.
از دورانی که روش و نظریه های استانیسلاوسکی در تیاتر مطرح شد، بیش از صد سالی می گذرد. دورانی تا پس از جنگ دوم، این نظریه ها "متد اکتینگ" در دنیای غرب هم مطرح بود. اما با ظهور نظریه های برشت، و سپس تیاتر مدرن، و تیاتر بی چیز "یرژی گروتوفسکی" و... از دهه ی شصت قرن بیستم به بعد، روش استانیسلاوسکی از سکه افتاد
Jorge Garcia
The brasilian translation of the book is really bad. Unfortunately it was offered to me so I had to read that edition. The content is really good though.
Creating a Role by Constantin Stanislavski (1989)
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Constantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski was a Russian actor and theatre director.

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