© 2008 – Routledge
216 pages | 23 Color Illus. | 21 B/W Illus.
Heart of Practice is a unique and invaluable insight into the workings of one of theatre’s true pioneers, presented by his closest collaborator. This book charts the development of Grotowski’s dramatic research through a decade of conversations with his apprentice, Thomas Richards.
Tuscany’s ‘Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski and Thomas Richards’ is the enduring legacy of a master teacher, director and theorist, and home to much of Grotowski’s most significant work. Interviewed by leading scholars, and offering his own intimate accounts, Richards gives a vivid and detailed view of the Workcenter’s evolution, providing:
'Heart of Practice provides a good insight into the Workcenter, and is a valuable addition to the 'Grotowski legacy' body of research.' - Total Theatre
1. The Edge-Point of Performance – Interviewer Lisa Wolford 2. You Can’t Hold it in your Hands – Interviewer Tatiana Motta Lima 3. In the Territory of Something Third – Interviewer Kris Salata