Following in the footsteps of his renowned teacher Konstantin Stanislavsky, Michael Chekhov’s work as an actor, author and theatre practitioner gave great insight into how to access the creative self. This revised and updated edition of Michael Chekhov includes:

• A biographical introduction to Chekhov’s life

• A clear explanation of his key writings

• An analysis of his work as a director

• A practical guide to Chekhov’s unique actor-training exercises.

As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners offer unbeatable value for today’s student.

chapter 1|35 pages

Biography and Context

chapter 2|51 pages

Writings on the Technique of Acting

chapter 3|31 pages

Chekhov as Director

chapter 4|29 pages

Practical Exercises

chapter |8 pages


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