O'Reilly logo

Play Directing, 7th Edition by Michael McLain, Francis Hodge

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Part III

Interpretation

A Matter of Style

 

 

I told you my belief in the Renaissance of the Art of the Theatre was based in my belief in the Renaissance of the stage-director, and that when he had understood the right use of actors, scene, costume, lighting, and dance, and by means of these had mastered the crafts of interpretation, he would then gradually acquire the mastery of the action, line, colour, rhythm, and words, this last strength developing out of all the rest….

Then I said the Art of the Theatre would have won back its right, and its work would stand self-reliant as a creative art, and no longer as an interpretative craft.

—Gordon Craig,“The Art of the Theatre”

23

Style Is Individual Expression

 

 

You are now ready to pursue ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required