Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky

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Related to Constantin Stanislavski: Lee Strasberg, Bertolt Brecht, Antonin Artaud, Michael Chekhov
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Synonyms for Konstantin Sergeyevich Stanislavsky

Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938)

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(14) Constantin Stanislavski, An Actor's Handbook, edited and translated by Elizabeth Reynolds Hapgood, Methuen, 1924/1963, p.
Drawing from the psychological insights of Constantin Stanislavski and other such "master" teachers like Lee Strasberg, Stella Adler, Sanford Meisner, as well as performers like Lawrence Olivier, Marlon Brando and Meryl Streep, Theater as Life is the first book that makes the actor's magical "soul craft", her way of transforming herself into a "character" accessible and applicable to real-life, to living the "good life."
These techniques were derived from the teaching of Constantin Stanislavski, the founder of the Moscow Art Theater.
They consider such aspects as Lee Strasberg's method of emotion recollected in tranquility, Sanford Meisner and the reality of doing, the quest for self-transcendence, David Mamet's practical aesthetics, and Constantin Stanislavski on loving art in yourself.
Khan added that his style was crafted through trial and error, not any sole school of thought, even if actors the world over study the works of Constantin Stanislavski (a Russian) and Lee Strasberg (an American).
The Tonys, he adds, remind him of Constantin Stanislavski's comment on a production he disliked: When the talking walrus comes on, it's time to go.
Constantin Stanislavski is the most representative of this tradition.