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Directors in Rehearsal : A Hidden World - Susan Cole

Directors in Rehearsal

A Hidden World

Paperback Published: 1st June 1992
ISBN: 9780878300198
Number Of Pages: 298
For Ages: 18 years old

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A rare behind-the-scenes look at the rehearsal sessions of acclaimed directors and actors. Cole offers a view of what is often hidden from the public eye: what actors and directors "do" when they prepare a dramatic text for performance.

List of Illustrations
A Hidden Worldp. 1
Elinor Renfield Directs The Cherry Orchard: "You can observe a lot by watching."p. 11
Maria Irene Fornes Directs Uncle Vanya and Abingdon Square: "To be quiet on the stage"p. 35
Emily Mann Directs Execution of Justice: "Take it all in": A Collective Witnessingp. 56
JoAnne Akalaitis Directs The Voyage of the Beagle: "Quiet, boys. I'll direct this."p. 75
Elizabeth LeCompte Directs Frank Dell's The Temptation of Saint Antony The Invisible Director: Creating in Companyp. 91
Richard Foreman Directs The Birth of the Poet A Reverberation Boxp. 125
Robert Wilson Directs The Golden Windows and Hamletmachine: get in a position what else is there"p. 145
Liviu Ciulei Directs Hamlet: "It speaks. It isn't an empty gesture. It isn't a furniture movementp. 171
Peter Sellars Directs Two Figures in Dense Violet Light: "The image is unshakable."p. 187
Lee Breuer Directs The Warrior Ant: "You move from one to another, bringing them to life."p. 199
Epiloguep. 217
Notesp. 225
Selected Bibliographyp. 275
Indexp. 279
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780878300198
ISBN-10: 0878300198
Series: Theatre Arts Book
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
For Ages: 18 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 298
Published: 1st June 1992
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.78 x 15.24  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1