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Accidentally on purpose : reflections on life, acting, and the nine natural laws of creativity

Author: John Strasberg
Publisher: New York : Applause, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on his own experience and the teachings of his celebrated but distant father, Lee, Strasberg defines the talent of becoming real in a role. He surveys the traditional partition between life and theatre and urges us to make it a dynamic living membrane through which vital elements may pass. John Strasberg has written his own intensely personal story about his father's work and the Strasberg dynasty. It is a
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Strasberg; Lee Strasberg; Lee Strasberg; John Strasberg; Lee Strasberg; John Strasberg
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Strasberg
ISBN: 1557831963 9781557831965 1557833583 9781557833587
OCLC Number: 35017240
Notes: "An Applause original"--Title page verso.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 235 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Sense Memory and Emotional Time --
Ch. 2. Death, Relaxation, add a Preparation for the Song and Dance of Life --
Ch. 3. Dreams, Belonging, and Awakening Awareness --
Ch. 4. Chaos, Doubt, and Confusion --
the Beginning of the Creative Process --
Ch. 5. What Dreams May Come --
Ch. 6. Dreaming Is the Courage of a Man --
Ch. 7. The Nine Natural Laws of Creativity --
APPENDIX. The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark in My Own Personal Dream Space.
Responsibility: John Strasberg.

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John Strasberg shows the connection between art and life by showing how his life affected his artistic development. He describes growing up as the son of the influential acting teacher Lee Strasberg  Read more...

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