2009 : Total Director Files
Part 6. The director and the Theatrical Space (textbook pp.245-301)
Space Page THR Theory
www.costumes.org -- Tara' Costumer's Manifesto
The removal of the front curtain, the use of full white lighting, the revelation of the stage "kitchen" were only the beginning of a long list of innovations introduced by Meyerhold to the Russian stage during the brief time he worked at the Art Theater Studio and with Komissarzhevskaia. (53-54)
"Along with William Ball's superb A SENSE OF DIRECTION, Director and instructor John Ahart's THE DIRECTOR'S EYE stand as the finest book ever written about the art of directing." [ amazon on The Director's Eye: A Comprehensive Textbook for Directors and Actors ] Well, here is a quote from the book:
"If you are to become an artist working as a director there are three studies which should be part of every producing effort. Two of these are obvious: the script and the actors who will bring it to life. The third may not be so apparent: the theatrical space."
http://www.win.net/~kudzu/history.html Theatre History Sites on the WWW
Method Acting for Directors* stage design :
the aesthetic composition of a dramatic production as created by such aspects of stagecraft as lighting, set, costume, sound, and stage architecture and machinery. [ britannica ]
"Focus" of attention: directions (color, shape, texture)
1. Dress in general; esp., the distinctive style of dress of a people, class, or period.
2. A character dress, used at fancy balls or for dramatic purposes. (Fashion Show credit)
Glass Menagerie costumes ideas (Concept > Character > Dress)
* back to set (lesson 9)
©Film-North * Anatoly Antohin.