Russians in Britain: British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training Jonathan Pitches

ISBN: 9780415590990

Published: January 16th 2012

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232 pages


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Russians in Britain: British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training  by  Jonathan Pitches

Russians in Britain: British Theatre and the Russian Tradition of Actor Training by Jonathan Pitches
January 16th 2012 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 232 pages | ISBN: 9780415590990 | 8.70 Mb

From Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl s Russian sister company almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre. Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of itsMoreFrom Komisarjevsky in the 1920s, to Cheek by Jowl s Russian sister company almost a century later, Russian actor training has had a unique influence on modern British theatre.

Russians in Britain, edited by Jonathan Pitches, is the first work of its type to identify a relationship between both countries theatrical traditions as continuous as it is complex.Unravelling new strands of transmission and translation linking the great Russian migr practitioners to the second and third generation artists who responded to their ideas, Russians in Britain takes in:Komisarjevsky and the British theatre establishment.Stanislavsky in the British conservatoire.Meyerhold in the academy.Michael Chekhov in the private studio.Littlewood s Theatre Workshop and the Northern Stage Ensemble.Katie Mitchell, Declan Donnellan and Michael Boyd.Charting a hitherto untold story with historical and contemporary implications, these nine essays present a compelling alternative history of theatrical practice in the UK.



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