Konstantin Stanislavski


Born
in Moscow, Russian Federation
January 01, 1863

Died
August 17, 1938

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Constantin Sergeyevich Stanislavski was a Russian actor and theatre director.

Stanislavski's innovative contribution to modern European and American realistic acting has remained at the core of mainstream western performance training for much of the last century. Building on the directorially-unified aesthetic and ensemble playing of the Meiningen company and the naturalistic staging of Antoine and the independent theatre movement, Stanislavski organized his realistic techniques into a coherent and usable 'system'. Thanks to its promotion and development by acting teachers who were former students and the many translations of his theoretical writings, Stanislavski's system acquired an unprecedented ability to cross cultural boundaries and de
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An Actor Prepares

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4.08 avg rating — 3,566 ratings — published 1938 — 48 editions
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Building a Character

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Creating a Role

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My Life in Art

4.21 avg rating — 412 ratings — published 1924 — 33 editions
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An Actor's Work

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Stanislavski: An Actor Prep...

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An Actor's Handbook: An Alp...

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Stanislavsky on the Art of ...

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Il lavoro dell'attore su se...

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Manual del actor

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More books by Konstantin Stanislavski…
“Love art in yourself, and not yourself in art.”
Constantin Stanislavski, My Life In Art

“In the language of an actor, to know is synonymous with to feel”
Constantin Stanislavski, Creating a Role

“Every person who is really an artist desires to create inside of himself another, deeper, more interesting life than the one that actually surrounds him.”
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