Michael Chekhov and Sanford Meisner: Collisions and Convergence in Actor Training

Title

Michael Chekhov and Sanford Meisner: Collisions and Convergence in Actor Training

Publication Date

Summer 7-21-2020

Description

Michael Chekhov and Sanford Meisner: Collisions and Convergence in Actor Training offers a comprehensive analysis of the Sanford Meisner Acting Technique in comparison to the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. This compilation reveals the connections as well as the contradictions between these two very different approaches, while highlighting meaningful bridges and offering in-depth essays from a variety of sources, including master teachers with years of experience and new and rising stars in the field. The authors provide philosophical arguments on actor training, innovative approaches to methodology, and explorations into integration, as well as practical methods of application for the classroom or rehearsal room, or scaffolded into a curriculum. Michael Chekhov and Sanford Meisner: Collisions and Convergence in Actor Training is an excellent resource for professors teaching Introductory, Intermediate or Advanced Acting Technique as well as acting program directors and department chairs seeking new, impactful research on actor training. - back cover

ISBN

9780367458645

Keywords

Michael Chekhov, Sanford Meisner, Actor Training, Actors, Acting, Study and Teaching

Disciplines

Acting | Theatre and Performance Studies

Publisher

Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group

City

New York, New York

Department

Theatre & Dance

Comments

Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson, editor

Introduction: The Case for a New Sacred in Actor Training -- Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson, author ; p. 1-8

Meisner in the Classroom, Chekhov in Rehearsal : Pairing Complementary Methods in Smaller Liberal Arts Programs -- Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson, author ; p. 103-115

Conclusion: The Case for Non-Erasure in Actor Training -- Anjalee Deshpande Hutchinson, author ; p. 243-250

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