Michael Chekhov on the technique of acting: 'Was don quixote true to life?'

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Abstract

As an outstanding actor and author of one of the best actortraining manuals ever published in the European tradition,1 Michael Chekhov (1891-1955) is one of the key figures in twentieth-century theatre. His ability to transform himself onstage was celebrated by some of the major directors of the century, including Stanislavsky, Vakhtangov, Reinhardt, and Meyerhold: whilst his practical advice continues to inspire actors through his writings and through teachers and schools in Russia, Lithuania, Holland, Germany, Great Britain, Australia, the USA and elsewhere.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationActor Training
EditorsAlison Hodge
PublisherRoutledge
Chapter4
Pages63-80
Number of pages18
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9780203861370
ISBN (Print)9780415471688, 0415471680, 9780415471671
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes

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