Stanislavski: The Basics is an engaging introduction to the life, thought and impact of Konstantin Stanislavski.
Regarded by many as a great innovator of twentieth century theatre, this book examines Stanislavski’s:
- major works in English translation
- life and the context of his writings
- ideas in practical contexts
- impact on modern theatre
Contains further reading, a glossary of terms and a comprehensive chronology, making the ideas and theories of Stanislavksi accessible to students and interested individuals.
Rose Whyman is Senior Lecturer in Drama and Theatre Arts at the University of Birmingham. She is the author of The Stanislavski System of Acting: Legacy and Influence in Modern Performance (CUP, 2007).