By Konstantin Stanislavski,Jean Benedetti
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West for the reason that his writings have been first translated into English within the Nineteen Twenties and 30s. His systematic try to define a psycho-physical strategy for performing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of performing within the theatre.
Until now, readers and scholars have needed to cope with misguided, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language types. a number of the mistranslations have ended in profound distortions within the means his procedure has been interpreted and taught. finally, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large guide right into a full of life, interesting and exact textual content in English. He has remained devoted to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly often called An Actor Prepares and Building A Character again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable type for contemporary actors.
The result's an enormous contribution to the theatre, and a provider to at least one of the good innovators of the 20 th century.
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An Actor's Work: A Student's Diary by Konstantin Stanislavski,Jean Benedetti