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Theater (2019) 49 (1): 78–95.
Published: 01 February 2019
.... Staging an “oblique encounter” between James Baldwin and María Irene Fornés via their experiences with The Actor’s Studio of the sixties—and discussing their distance from the rise of not-for-profits and theaters devoted to marginalized communities—Herrera concludes that both dramatists were “caught...
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Theater (1985) 17 (1): 51–56.
Published: 01 February 1985
... that stirred me deeply was in Paris: Waiting How did you learn to work with actors? for Godot - in French - Roger Blin’s original production in 1954. I I was a member of the Actor’s Studio Playwrights Unit. That meant didn’t know a word of French. I had not read the play in English. But that I could...
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Theater (2013) 43 (1): 81–97.
Published: 01 February 2013
... down, and everybody came pouring out of Eastern Europe and arrived at the Edinburgh Festival. The Georgian Film ActorsStudio Theatre under Mikhail Tumanishvili came to the Assembly Rooms with a marvelous Don Juan, and that really set me thinking. But still I hadn’t got the idea...
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Theater (1977) 8 (2_and_3): 20–29.
Published: 01 May 1977
... with Harold Clurman and Cheryl Crawford; he has been training students at the Actors Studio since 1949. Mr. Strasberg counts among his students: Marlon Brando, MariIyn Monroe, Julie Harris, James Dean, Paul Newman, Anne Bancroft, and A1 Paano. RUSSELL VANDENBROUCKE, a third year student...
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Theater (1977) 8 (2_and_3): 44–53.
Published: 01 May 1977
... to physicalize it more or to recreate an event thut hs a parallel emotwnal ljfe to the ment of the text. I learned many of the tools of my craft as a student at the ActorsStudio. They were working with exercises to plumb the human potential inside acting. And I made certain innovations...
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Theater (1977) 8 (2_and_3): 78–91.
Published: 01 May 1977
... the casting of Lee Strasberg in The Godfdher. The tradition has devolved to a saleable commodity, as Strasberg realized in capitalizing on Studio West. A certain emotional range goes with it. But to return to the traditions of the new: many young actors were foolishly praised in the sixties...
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Theater (1969) 2 (3): 94–103.
Published: 01 November 1969
... went to the only place he could have trained after leaving Stella Adler, that is the Actors Studio, where he was encouraged to develop those aspects of his own personality which were marketable. When he made an enormous success playing Stan- ley Kowalski, he continued to play that role...
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Theater (2005) 35 (3): 74–85.
Published: 01 November 2005
... theater-hungry Midwesterners and other culturally starved young people from the hinterlands come to New York to study at the Actors Studio or to write for Partisan Review. (For one thing, these institutions no longer exist: Partisan Review folded in 1993, and the Actors Studio lingers...
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Theater (2002) 32 (1): 72–85.
Published: 01 February 2002
... artistic directors on criticism Opera”) called Dynamite Tonite. This was an unusual piece by Arnold Weinstein, with music by William Bolcom, that was originally offered under the auspices of the Actors Studio. Although I was a second-night critic, Arnold had invited me to the first night—a fortuitous...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 February 2010
... at the Actors Studio. 21 When he returned to Brazil in 1955, he joined the Arena Theatre of São Paulo, which 22 he codirected with José Renato from 1956 to 1962, continuing as its sole director until 23 1971. Boal is credited with turning the Arena Theatre into one of the most important 24 Brazilian...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 3–5.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to Bizet. 18 Born in Rio in 1931, Boal first came to New York in 1953 to continue his studies 19 in chemical engineering at Columbia University, but found himself more interested in 20 attending John Gassner’s theater courses and observing classes at the Actors Studio. 21...
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Theater (2010) 40 (1): 5–9.
Published: 01 February 2010
... to Bizet. 18 Born in Rio in 1931, Boal first came to New York in 1953 to continue his studies 19 in chemical engineering at Columbia University, but found himself more interested in 20 attending John Gassner’s theater courses and observing classes at the Actors Studio. 21...
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Theater (2020) 50 (1): 13–29.
Published: 01 February 2020
... be qualified to claim some space as a critic. At Theater Arts, I was fresh- faced from the unelected, if sensible, lib- eration from the two years spent taking orders from Lee Strasberg, coping with the demons that pursued his dreams of joining Kazan and Clurman as the head of the Actors Studio, which surely...
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Theater (1969) 2 (2): 4–7.
Published: 01 May 1969
... Studio Workshop and the taking place around them, they made New Dramatists, were open, but they poorer and poorer choices as the world tended to think in Moloch's terms, so brought them further and further out of that it was possible for them to confuse their depth, reaching...
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Theater (2008) 38 (1): 31–51.
Published: 01 February 2008
... triumphalism. But it gets even weirder, since Lee Strasberg and the rest of the ActorsStudio, who launched the Method, were a bunch of soi-disant Communists anyhow, misinterpreting an acting system developed by a precommunist Russian (Stanislavsky) and then making it big off the Hollywood capi...
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Theater (1975) 7 (1): 5–29.
Published: 01 February 1975
... interest in that technique comes from reading at fifteen about Brecht and the alienation effect. . At fifteen and in 1953, the period before Threepenny Opera was done in New York In terms of staging, your work with actors, do you find yourself using any of the Actors Studio kind...
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Theater (1980) 12 (1): 6–13.
Published: 01 February 1980
.... That hap- himself. Hamlet delays the murder despite the opportunity he has pened a lot with the actors of the Actors Studio; they discovered so to kill him. But at the end of the tragedy, when Hamlet discovers many wills and counterwills that they ultimately presented a type that Laertes’ sword...
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Theater (1977) 8 (2_and_3): 94–103.
Published: 01 May 1977
... the derived from Stanislavski and popularized in phenomenon of the “bar play,” pioneered by America at the Actors Studio. Stanislavski first Saroyan and endemic to American drama, is asserted that the actor was not simply an in- worth future study. Characters with drinks sit terpreter of texts...
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Theater (1989) 20 (3): 21–27.
Published: 01 November 1989
... particularly require a great deal of money well-known director and playwright Mark Rozovsky won for repairs, equipment purchases, and salaries of service per- similar recognition. sonnel. In addition, the salary scale for theater studio actors The Tmshkent studio...
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Theater (1973) 4 (2): 42–53.
Published: 01 May 1973
... out in this; and The Actor's Studio in New York would do the same, and the two leading directors in the New York theatre, Elia Kazan and Harold Clurman, would Dear Miss Maud, I don't know how to put what I have said above, but it has little point unless the reader knows some...