Nikolai Demidov : Becoming an Actor-Creator

Description

At the time of his death, Stanislavsky considered Nikolai Demidov to be `his only student, who understands the System'. Demidov's incredibly forward-thinking processes not only continued his teacher's pioneering work, but also solved the problems of an actor's creativity that Stanislavsky never conquered. Despite being one of the original teachers of the Stanislavski system, Demidov's name was little known either in his native Russia or the wider world until the turn of the 21st Century. Since then, his extensive works have been published in Russian but are yet to find their way to the English-speaking world. His sophisticated psychological techniques, stimulation of creativity, and methods of developing the actors themselves are now gaining increasing recognition.This book brings together Demidov's five volumes on actor training. Supplementary materials, including transcriptions of Demidov's classes, and notes and correspondence from the author make this the definitive collection on one of Russian theatre's most important figures.

Details

Author(s)
Nikolai Demidov, Andrei Malaev-Babel, Margarita Laskina
Format
Hardback | 814 pages
Dimensions
171 x 248 x 48.26mm | 1,565g
Publication date
20 Jul 2016
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint
ROUTLEDGE
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
20 Halftones, black and white
ISBN10
1138776491
ISBN13
9781138776494
Bestsellers rank
2,516,689