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Unformatted text preview: they can, merge themselves with the fictional part they play o Stanislavsky “System” – System is name Stanislavsky gave his Russian actor training o Lee Strasberg – initiates American school of method acting, face of method acting teaching “guru” of method training o Subtext – meat is beneath the surface of the dialogue, method actors have to embrace this meaning to seem genuine and real • 1959 – the first time a play (ARITS) by an African American woman appeared on Broadway • Realism o Accessible/everyday reality o Linear/cause and effect o Daily behavior o Stable world that can be analyzed o Strong bond of empathy in audience • Themes in ARITS o Family dynamics o Past and present o Morality o Critique of material American Dream •...
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- Fall '08
- Method acting, Lee Strasberg, Actors Studio, Method Actor Director