Written when Michael Redgrave was at the height of his power and acclaim, The Actor's Ways and Means is a spirited and knowledgeable account of the most influential ideas about the art and craft of acting. Drawing on his own direct experience, Redgrave evaluates the influence of famous actors and directors, from Copeau to Stanislavski, from Meyerhold to Edward Gordon Craig.
This new edition is supplemented with sixteen pages of photos from the Redgrave family collection.
About the Author
Michael Redgrave (1908-85) was the leading romantic actor of his day on both stage and film. He was knighted in 1959.
Table of Contents1. Cause and Effect; 2. Instinct and Method: I; 3. Instinct and Method: II; 4. The Theatre and the Word.