Theater Directing: Art, Ethics, Creativity (Studies in Theatre Arts v. 10)

Theater Directing: Art, Ethics, Creativity (Studies in Theatre Arts v. 10)

By: Kazimierz Braun (author), Jan Kott (preface_author)Hardback

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A presentation of a directorial style and a method of teaching directing. First it discusses the directorial studies, training and steps of a directorial career in Poland. Then it explains and describes a method of teaching and exercising a "creative directed" - based on imagination, oriented towards the unknown, asking fundamental existential, philosophical, moral and political questions, as opposed to "functional directing" which focuses on the technical, practical and managerial aspects of directing.


Introduction - towards creative directing. Part 1 My way of directing: a way to directing; shaping a theatre style. Part 2 Teaching creative writing: creative text analysis; creating the human layer of the performance; creating the performance space; creating the time of performance; creating the action of performance. Part 3 Creating the production: the director's work - mind and imagination; the director's practical preparations; implementation of the directorial project before rehearsals; creative rehearsals; final rehearsals - lights, technical, general - the opening.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773478282
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 464
  • ID: 9780773478282
  • ISBN10: 0773478280

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