And then, You Act: Making Art in an Unpredictable World / Edition 1

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Overview

From well-known auteur of the American theatre scene, Anne Bogart, And Then, You Act is a fascinating and accessible book about directing theatre, acting and the collaborative creative process.

Writing clearly and passionately, Bogart speaks to a wide audience, from undergraduates to practitioners, and makes an invaluable contribution to the field tackling themes such as:

  • intentionality
  • inspiration
  • why theatre matters.

Following on from her successful book A Director Prepares, which has become a key text for teaching directing classes, And Then, You Act is an essential practitioner and student resource.

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Editorial Reviews

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'Attractive and accessible. The book should certainly be obligatory for college students reading Theatre Studies and for drama students ... A book that I found both instructive and enlightening.'Max Stafford-Clark, Director of Out of Joint Theatre Company

'Outstanding ... As a writer and teacher she is incisive, illuminating, refreshingly honest and dissident ... The book addresses a wide range of ideas and practices in language that is accessible, articulate, energised.' – David Williams, Dartington College of Arts, UK

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415411424
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Edition description: New
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 294,197
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Anne Bogart is the Artistic Director of SITI company which she founded in 1992 with Japanese director, Tadashi Suzuki. She is also a Professor at Columbia University where she runs the graduate directing program.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Context 2. Articulation 3. Intention 4. Attention 5. Magnetism 6. Attitude 7. Content 8. Time

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