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Stanislavsky And...

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Stanislavsky And… is a ground-breaking new series of edited collected essays, each of which explores Stanislavsky’s legacy in the context of issues of contemporary relevance and impact.

Drawing upon a unique series of webinars, symposia and study events presented as part of The S Word research project, each volume will focus upon a specific topic, utilising the expertise of a wide range of scholars and practitioners. A variety of written forms are supplemented by suggestions for studio work and exercises encouraging the widest possible practical exploration of the topic.

The series presents topics in a highly accessible form. It will appeal to students, teachers and practitioners at all levels, as well as those who wish to expand upon their knowledge of contemporary theatre practice and will positively encourage the development of new scholarship in the field.

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Stanislavsky and Intimacy

Stanislavsky and Intimacy

1st Edition

Edited By Joelle Ré Arp-Dunham
November 29, 2023

Stanislavsky and Intimacy is the first academic edited book with a focus on how intimacy protocols, choreography, and theories intersect with the broad practices of Konstantin Stanislavsky’s ‘system’. As the basis for most Western theatre and film acting, Stanislavsky’s system centers on truthful ...

Stanislavsky and Race Questioning the “System” in the 21st Century

Stanislavsky and Race: Questioning the “System” in the 21st Century

1st Edition

Edited By Siiri Scott, Jay Paul Skelton
September 22, 2023

Stanislavsky and Race is the first book to explore the role that Konstantin Stanislavsky’s “system” and its legacies can play in building, troubling and illuminating today’s anti-racist theatre practices. This collection of essays from leading figures in the field of actor training stands not only ...

Stanislavsky and Pedagogy

Stanislavsky and Pedagogy

1st Edition

Edited By Stefan Aquilina
July 06, 2023

Stanislavsky and Pedagogy explores current thinking around the pedagogical implications of Stanislavsky’s work. The volume depicts the voices of a number of practitioners, teachers, and scholars who are themselves journeying with Stanislavsky, and who in his work find a potent instigator for their ...

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