Actor Training by Alison Hodge

By Alison Hodge



Actor Training expands on Alison Hodge’s highly-acclaimed and best-selling Twentieth Century Actor Training. This fascinating moment version considerably updates the unique publication making it much more invaluable for any pupil of the heritage and perform of actor education. The bibliography is introduced correct brand new and plenty of chapters are revised. furthermore, 8 extra practitioners are integrated - and 40 extra pictures - to create a stunningly finished research.




The practitioners incorporated are:


Stella Adler; Eugenio Barba; Augusto Boal; Anne Bogart; Bertolt Brecht; Peter Brook; Michael Chekhov; Joseph Chaikin; Jacques Copeau; Philippe Gaulier; Jerzy Grotowski; Maria Knebel; Jacques Lecoq; Joan Littlewood; Sanford Meisner; Vsevolod Meyerhold; Ariane Mnouchkine; Monika Pagneux; Michel Saint-Denis; W?odzimierz Staniewski; Konstantin Stanislavsky; Lee Strasberg


The old, cultural and political context of every practitioner’s paintings is obviously set out by way of prime specialists and observed via an incisive and enlightening research of the most rules in their education, sensible routines and key productions.



This booklet is a useful advent to the rules and perform of actor education and its function in shaping smooth theatre.

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