By Franc Chamberlain

All books within the Routledge functionality Practitioners sequence are rigorously designed to permit the reader to appreciate the paintings of a key practitioner. they supply step one in the direction of severe knowing and a springboard for additional learn for college kids on 20th century, modern theatre and theatre heritage courses.

Michael Chekhov's new angle to and lasting impression on actor education is barely now commencing to be totally preferred. This quantity presents, for the 1st time, a completely complete creation to his existence and occasions, his such a lot awesome productions, his vintage writings and his sensible exercises.

Franc Chamberlain unravels Chekhov's contributions to trendy theatre through:

  • an exploration of his life
  • examination of his significant work
  • analysis of Checkhov's key productions
  • reproduction of functional exercises.

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