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So you want to be a theatre director?

So you want to be a theatre director?

Author: Stephen Unwin
Publisher: London : Nick Hern Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
As artistic director of English Touring Theatre ("the company of the moment"--Daily Mail), Stephen Unwin has worked with hundreds of different actors in a multiplicity of venues. In this book, he takes readers step-by-step through choosing the play, casting, design, rehearsal, running the play, putting it on stage and on to opening night.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Unwin, Stephen.
So you want to be a theatre director?
London : Nick Hern Books, ©2004
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Unwin
ISBN: 1854597795 9781854597793
OCLC Number: 53389928
Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: What it takes --
What is a theatre director? --
Starting out --
Contexts and colleagues --
Choice of play --
Preparation --
Casting --
Design 1: Creative --
Design 2: Practical --
Rehearsals 1: Starting out --
Rehearsals 2: Establishing facts --
Rehearsals 3: Warm-ups, improvisation, games and exercises --
Rehearsals 4: Language --
Rehearsals 5: Character --
Rehearsals 6: Blocking and movement --
Rehearsals 7: Specialists --
Rehearsals 8: Manners --
Rehearsals 9: Running it --
Putting it on the stage --
Opening --
Hamlet, Konstantin and the radical young director.
Responsibility: Stephen Unwin.


A hands-on, step-by-step guide to directing plays - by one of Britain's leading theatre directors.  Read more...


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'So You Want to be a Theatre Director does exactly what it says on the cover. It is aimed primarily at the young would-be professional theatre director, though much of it will also be of interest to Read more...

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