On The Technique of Acting - The First Complete Edition of Chekhov's 'Classic to the Actor'
Published by Harper Collins
Scholars and teachers of Chekhov's technique have hailed On the Technique of Acting as the clearest, most accurate presentation of the principles he taught Yul Brynner, Gregory Peck, Marilyn Monroe, Anthony Quinn, Beatrice Straight, and Mala Powers, among others
This new, definitive edition of Chekhov's masterful work clarifies the principles outlined in To the Actor concerning the pivotal role of the imagination in actors' understanding of themselves and the roles they play. On the Technique of Acting also expands on Chekhov's previously published work with many unique features, including:
* Thirty additional exercises
* A chapter devoted to screen acting
* More thorough explanations of the Psychological Gesture, inner tempo vs. outer tempo, and other key concepts of Chekhov's approach
For actors, directors, and anyone interested in the theater, On The Technique of Acting is an essential handbook