Vsevolod Meyerhold considers the life and work of the extraordinary twentieth-century director and theatre-maker. This compact, well-illustrated volume includes:
a biographical introduction to Meyerhold's life
a clear explanation of his theoretical writings
an analysis of his masterpiece production Revisor, or The Government Inspector
a comprehensive and usable description of the `biomechanical' exercises he developed for training the actor.
As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today's student.