The Vakhtangov Sourcebook (Paperback)

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The Vakhtangov Sourcebook (Paperback)


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'Scrupulously compiled and skillfully translated by Andrei Malaev-Babel, The Vakhtangov Sourcebook ... provides the most comprehensive addition to English readers' knowledge of the philosophy, pedagogy, and legacy of Vakhtangov.' - Modern Language Review

'An exceptionally valuable book that promises to be the definitive reference for Vakhtangov's work for years to come.' - Theatre Topics

Yevgeny Vakhtangov was the creator of Fantastic Realism, credited with reconciling Meyerhold's bold experiments with Stanislavski's naturalist technique. The Vakhtangov Sourcebook compiles new translations of his key writings on the art of theatre, making it the primary source of first hand material on this master of theatre in the English speaking world.

Vakhtangov's essays and articles are accompanied by:

Diary and Notebook excerpts

His lectures to the Vakhtangov Studio

In-depth accounts of Vakhtangov methods in rehearsal

Production photographs and sketches

Extensive bibliographies

Director's notes on key performances

An extensive introductory overview from editor Andrei Malaev-Babel explains Vakhtangov's creative life, his groundbreaking theatrical concepts and influential directorial works.

Andrei Malaev-Babel is Assistant Professor of Theatre at Florida State University/Asolo Conservatory for Acting Training. He holds an M.F.A. from the Vakhtangov Theater Institute in Moscow, where he trained under Alexandra Remizova. He is a member of the international faculty for the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA).
Product Details ISBN: 9780415482578
ISBN-10: 0415482577
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: April 12th, 2011
Pages: 394
Language: English