Authored by: Nikolai Demidov , Andrei Malaev-Babel , Margarita Laskina , Andrei Malaev-Babel , Alexander Rojavin

Nikolai Demidov

Print publication date:  July  2016
Online publication date:  July  2016

Print ISBN: 9781138776494
eBook ISBN: 9781315621685
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Some say: a weak-willed person cannot be an actor. Will in art and creativity is everything. Stanislavsky [1954: 48] himself asserts: “Action, activity – this is what dramatic art, the art of the actor rests on.” Further he writes:

The mistakes of the majority of actors are made, because they think not of action, but only of its result . . . Learn not to play results onstage, and instead execute your tasks via action – authentically, productively, with focus, the whole time you are onstage. [Stanislavsky 1954: 157]

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