Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, And Style (6Th Edition)

  • Publish Date: 2004-10-30
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Francis Hodge;Michael McLain

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Play Directing describes the various roles a director plays, from calling the plays to orchestrating and blending a symphony of actors and elements. The author emphasizes that the role of the director is not as a dictator, but as a leader of multiple craftsmen who look to the director for ideas that will give impetus to their fullest, most creative expressions. The text emphasizes that directing is not a finite and specific system of production, but rather is a venue for providing an intensive look at the structure of plays, of acting and actor-ownership, and of all the other crafts that together make a produced play.

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