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Author Trevis, Di

Title Being a Director : a Life in Theatre
Published Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011


Description 1 online resource (201 pages)
Contents BEING A DIRECTOR; Copyright; Contents; List of plates; Foreword by Ronald Harwood; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1 Directing: the parameters; 1 Space; 2 Time; 3 Motion; Part 2 Directing: the specifics; 4 Deciding to be a director; 5 Choosing the play; 6 Reading the play; 7 Casting the play; 8 Rehearsing the actors; 9 Forging a directing language; 10 Fluid staging; 11 Specialist skills; 12 Final work in the rehearsal room; 13 Technical rehearsals; 14 The final ingredient: the audience; Part 3 Directing: the kwoth; 15 A figure in the distance; 16 My salvation
17 I became a director one weekend18 The plays and poetry of a german and a Spaniard; 19 Things French; Notes; Index
Summary Di Trevis is a world-renowned director, whose work with Britain's National Theatre, Royal Shakespeare Company, and directing productions worldwide, has deeply informed her knowledge of the director's craft. In Being a Director, she draws on a wealth of first-hand experience to present an immersive, engaging and vital insight into the role of a director. The book elegantly blends the personal and the pedagogical, illustrating how the parameters of Time, Space and Motion are essential when creating a successful production. Throughout, the author explores and recycles her own formative life exper
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Subject Trevis, Di
Trevis, Di
Theatrical producers and directors -- Great Britain -- Biography
Theatrical producers and directors
Great Britain
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780203816363