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To the actor

Author: Michael Chekhov; Mala Powers
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [Rev. and expanded ed.View all editions and formats
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This handbook for professional and amateur actors and directors is designed to train the imagination and body to quickly and effectively call up emotion, develop characters, and strengthen awareness.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Chekhov; Mala Powers
ISBN: 0415258766 9780415258760 0415258758 9780415258753
OCLC Number: 50545119
Notes: Previous ed.: New York : Harper & Row, 1953.
Includes index.
Description: lii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: The actor's body and psychology --
Imagination and incorporation of images --
Improvisation and ensemble --
The atmosphere and individual feelings --
The psychological gesture --
Character and characterization --
Creative individuality --
Composition of the performance --
Different types of performances --
How to approach the part.
Other Titles: To the actor on the technique of acting
Responsibility: Michael Chekhov ; [foreword by Simon Callow].
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