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To the actor

Author: Michael Chekhov; Yul Brynner; Simon Callow; Mala Powers
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2002. ©2002
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised and expanded editionView 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; Yul Brynner; Simon Callow; Mala Powers
ISBN: 0415258766 9780415258760 0415258758 9780415258753
OCLC Number: 50545119
Notes: Previous edition: New York : Harper & Row, 1953.
Includes index.
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
Responsibility: Michael Chekhov.
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