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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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Ahmad Sharabiani
Creating a Role (The Acting Books #3), Konstantin Stanislavski
عنوان: نقش آفرینی : کار هنرپیشه روی نقش - مجموعه آثار استانیسلاوسکی (3)؛ نویسنده: کنستانتین استانیسلاوسکی؛ مترجم: مهین اسکویی؛ تهران ؛ سروش، چاپ دوم 1382؛ در 639 ص، مصور؛ چاپ سوم 1387؛ شابک: 9789643765767؛ چاپ چهارم 1389؛ موضوع: بازیگری و نمایش به سبک استانیسلاوسکی - قرن 20 م
This and An Actor Prepares and Building a Character are not academic books on theatre history. But they are far too important and influential to ignore. In the Actor Prepares Trilogy, Stanislavski defines acting as a very serious activity requiring immense discipline and integrity. He lays out a system for acting that demands a kind of psychological realism that was rarely seen in pre-19th Century acting styles. It is common for teachers of acting to regard the works of Stanislavski as the begin ...more
Mark Woodland
Jul 28, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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.
Dec 27, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Make me great. Stanney. Make me ACT.
Caleb John Philbrick
Stanislavsky's first in his set of three books on method acting. He breaks up a role into three parts: the study, emotional experience, and physical embodiment. Then he gives to examples, which are boring. First part is worth it.
After long and meticulous reading, underlineing, studying, contemplating on this last book that Stanislavski wanted to write but was published with the help post-mortem. He didn't see the light of day. But apart from the other two books- this book kind of recapitulates all the main subjects from the other two and adding a finalization of thought.

A very good guide to actors and actresses, anyone interested in pursuing to be an actor should ready the three books chronologically. Because only ready
Aug 05, 2007 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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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
Randy Babbs
Belongs on every actor's shelf. Great reference book.
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.
Ivo Westerneng
Usable exercises for any situation most applicable for actors and directors in text theatre
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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
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