Internationally-renowned directing coach Weston demonstrates what constitutes a good performance, what actors want from a director, what directors do wrong, script analysis and preparation, how actors work, and shares insights into the director/actor relationship
Directing Actors: Judith Weston
Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre: Lenore DeKoven
Changing Direction: A Practical Approach to Directing Actors in Film and Theatre:Foreword by Ang Lee. 2. Auflage Lenore DeKoven
This book critically assesses the artistry of contemporary directors. Its discussion includes the work of Declan Donnellan, Thomas Ostermeier, Deborah Warner, Simon Stone and Krzysztof Warlikowski. Alongside the work of wider theorists (Patrice Pavis and Erika Fischer-Lichte), it uses neuroaesthetic theory (Semir Zeki) and cognitive and creative process models to offer an original means to discuss the performance event, emotion, brain structures and concepts, and the actor´s body in performance. It offers first-hand observation of rehearsals led by Katie Mitchell, Ivo van Hove, Carrie Cracknell and the Steppenwolf Theatre. It also explores devising in relation to the work of Simon McBurney and contemporary groups, and scenography in relation to the work of Dmitry Krymov, Robert Wilson and Robert Lepage. The Director and Directing argues that the director creates a type of knowledge, ´reward´ and ´resonant experience´ (G. Gabrielle Starr) through instinctive and expert choices.
Directing Feature Films:The Creative Collaborarion Between Director, Writers, and Actors Mark Travis
Practical Stage Directing for Amateurs:A Handbook for Amateur Managers and Actors (Classic Reprint) Emerson Taylor
Directing with the Michael Chekhov Technique:A Workbook with Video for Directors, Teachers and Actors. 1. Auflage Mark Monday