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By Stephen Wangh

"The actor will do, in public, what's thought of impossible." whilst the well known Polish director Jerzy Grotowski started his 1967 American workshop with those phrases, his scholars have been shocked. yet inside 4 weeks they themselves had skilled the "impossible."

In An Acrobat of the Heart, teacher-director-playwright Stephen Wangh finds how Jerzy Grotowski's actual workouts can open a pathway to the actor's internal creativity. Drawing on Grotowski's insights and at the paintings of Stanislavski, Uta Hagen, and others, Wangh bridges the space among rigorous actual education and sensible scene and personality process. Wangh's scholars supply candid descriptions in their struggles and breakthroughs, demonstrating tips on how to rework those extraordinary classes right into a own trip of inventive development. brave and compelling, An Acrobat of the Heart is a useful source for actors, administrators, and lecturers alike.

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By Stephen Wangh

"The actor will do, in public, what's thought of impossible." whilst the well known Polish director Jerzy Grotowski started his 1967 American workshop with those phrases, his scholars have been shocked. yet inside 4 weeks they themselves had skilled the "impossible."

In An Acrobat of the Heart, teacher-director-playwright Stephen Wangh finds how Jerzy Grotowski's actual workouts can open a pathway to the actor's internal creativity. Drawing on Grotowski's insights and at the paintings of Stanislavski, Uta Hagen, and others, Wangh bridges the space among rigorous actual education and sensible scene and personality process. Wangh's scholars supply candid descriptions in their struggles and breakthroughs, demonstrating tips on how to rework those extraordinary classes right into a own trip of inventive development. brave and compelling, An Acrobat of the Heart is a useful source for actors, administrators, and lecturers alike.

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