The Michael Chekhov Handbook: For the Actor by Lenard Petit

By Lenard Petit

'Petit's phrases pass correct to the guts of Chekhov's process ... somebody searching for a key to realizing extra approximately Michael Chekhov's strategy will eat it.' – Jessica Cerullo, Michael Chekhov organization, NYC

The Michael Chekhov process is this day obvious as probably the most influential and encouraging equipment of actor education in lifestyles. In The Michael Chekhov Handbook, Lenard Petit attracts on two decades of training event to liberate and remove darkness from this frequently complicated technique.

Petit makes use of 4 sections to lead these learning, operating with or encountering Chekhov's procedure for the 1st time:

  • the goals of the method – outlining the genuine goals of the actor

  • the ideas – performing with strength, mind's eye and inventive strength

  • the instruments – the actor’s use of the physique and sensation

  • the software – bringing the process into practice

The Michael Chekhov Handbook’s factors and workouts will offer readers with the fundamental instruments they should positioned the worthwhile rules of this method into use.

Lenard Petit is the creative Director of The Michael Chekhov performing Studio in big apple urban. He teaches Chekhov method within the MFA and BFA performing courses at Rutgers collage. He used to be a contributor and co-creator of the DVD, grasp periods within the Michael Chekhov method, released by means of Routledge.

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