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Title Russians in Britain : British theatre and the Russian tradition of actor training / edited by Jonathan Pitches.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  792.028 Rus    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the mechanics of tradition-making / Jonathan Pitches -- A tradition in transition: Komisarjevsky's seduction of the British theatre / Jonathan Pitches -- Stanislavsky's passage into the British Conservatoire / David Shirley -- Michael Chekhov and the studio in Dartington: the re-membering of a tradition / Jerri Daboo -- Riding the waves: uncovering biomechanics in Britain / Amy Skinner -- 'Who is Skivvy?' : the Russian influence on theatre workshop / Robert Leach -- Shared utopias? : Lev Dodin, Alan Lyddiard and the Northern Stage Ensemble / Duka Radosavljevic -- Re-visioned directions: Stanislavsky in the 21st century / Bella Merlin and Katya Kamotskaya -- Conclusion: a common theatre history? the Russian tradition in Britain today: Declan Donnellan, Katie Mitchell and Michael Boyd / Jonathan Pitches.
Subject Acting -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Acting -- Study and teaching -- Russia (Federation) -- History -- 20th century.
Theater -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Russians -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- Russian influences.
ISBN 9780415590990 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415591003 (paperback: alk. paper)