chapter  25
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On the Inception of the First Studio of the MAT

A meeting at the theatre on the Cabbage Party.2 K. S. Stanislavsky to me: “I heard that Vakhtangov does Vasya [Vasily] Kachalov quite well.

Perhaps, you will do an imitation of sorts?”

March 15, 1911

I am ofcially taken on as an associate at the Moscow Art Theatre. K. S. Stanislavsky’s second lecture. K. S. to me, having looked through my notes of his rst lecture: “Good job. When did you manage? You are a stenographer.”