By Konstantin Stanislavski
Stanislavski’s ‘system’ has ruled actor-training within the West in view that his writings have been first translated into English within the Twenties and 30s. His systematic try to define a psycho-physical method for appearing single-handedly revolutionized criteria of appearing within the theatre.
Until now, readers and scholars have needed to deal with erroneous, deceptive and difficult-to-read English-language models. many of the mistranslations have led to profound distortions within the method his process has been interpreted and taught. finally, Jean Benedetti has succeeded in translating Stanislavski’s large guide right into a vigorous, interesting and actual textual content in English. He has remained devoted to the author's unique intentions, placing the 2 books formerly referred to as An Actor Prepares and Building A Character again jointly into one quantity, and in a colloquial and readable sort for trendy actors.
The result's an important contribution to the theatre, and a carrier to 1 of the good innovators of the 20 th century.