By Konstantin Stanislavski,Jean Benedetti
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West considering the fact that his writings have been first translated into English within the Twenties and 30s. His systematic try and define a psycho-physical method for performing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of performing within the theatre.
Until now, readers and scholars have needed to cope with misguided, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language models. the various mistranslations have ended in profound distortions within the method his method has been interpreted and taught. ultimately, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large handbook right into a vigorous, attention-grabbing and actual textual content in English. He has remained trustworthy to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly referred to as An Actor Prepares and Building A Character again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable sort for brand new actors.
The result's an immense contribution to the theatre, and a carrier to at least one of the good innovators of the 20th century.
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An Actor's Work: A Student's Diary by Konstantin Stanislavski,Jean Benedetti