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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael Chekhov; Yul Brynner; Simon Callow; Mala Powers
|ISBN:||0415258766 9780415258760 0415258758 9780415258753|
|Notes:||Previous edition: New York : Harper & Row, 1953.
|Description:||lii, 215 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm|
|Contents:||Foreward / Simon Callow --
The past, present and future of Michael Chekhov / Mala Powers --
Preface / Yul Brynner --
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|
'Its greatest virtue is not so much that you can't put it down but that you have to put it down - in order to try it out.' - Research in Drama Education 'To the Actor is by far the best book that I