The First Six Lessons"
by Richard Boleslavski
Sir Alec Guinness: "Under their
apparent simplicity and light-heartedness, (the lessons are)
profound and to the point. Both beginners and established
actors, who take their work seriously, will find stimulation
in this book."
Boleslavsky, Richard. Acting: The First Six Lessons.
New York: Theatre Arts Books, 1975.
For actors by an actor of rare subtlety and imagination;
for directors by a brilliant versatile director. Richard
Boleslavsky's knowledge of the theatre was based on
wide experience. A member of the Moscow Art Theatre and
director of its First Studio, he worked in Russia,
Germany and America as actor, director and teacher.
On Broadway, he produced plays and musical comedies
and he was a leading Hollywood director.
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