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As we know, there is no theater without spectators; we always need the person to perform. When choosing a particular topic for performance that can excite director, he must convey to the audience that his emotion, vision acuity, understanding the author’s intention. Alarming the conscience of the man to reach the subcortical, awaken those holy eternal feelings that are inherent in each of us a mother, home, society, and that, because of certain – the goal of any performance, whether it is based on the classical drama or material living, today’s reality is made circumstances, as if covered with cobwebs. When choosing a setting for a particular topic that excited director, he must convey to the audience his emotion, vision acuity.

Theater, which displays and transforms reality and is able to heal the soul. In recent years, I deeply comprehend what Stanislavsky called “nature of the senses.” Truly artistic performance in which precisely found a way of acting of existence corresponding to the nature of the play. There is no more difficult than to unravel the play! Usually, its stage life drowning in a stereotype. Theaters are not looking for any answer to the question – what is the feature of this play, or put on the threadbare playwright “uniform”. And there is a third way of operating once found, perhaps once and former organic mode of existence. This is the slow death of the theater as a phenomenon and existence.

There is nothing worse than the director’s power, anemia. It is very bad when the “director” just a profession, the way to earn money. From this point, we understand that such an approach will never lead any director to glory because it is an only job and nothing more. It is not surprising that even LinkedIn of such “specialists” leaves something to be desired. We all know that LinkedIn is the face of an employee. How well the profile is completed shows the person’s attitude to the profession and to himself. All fields must be carefully filled out, including the recommendations field. But for most “directors” this field is either not filled out at all, or has extremely bad recommendations. To make sure, just check recommendations examples on linkedin. In addition, in a number of performances, I noticed an old, but apparently, a tenacious disease called directorial self-expression. It is “an expression of self” sometimes excessively. I can see how the elegant manners of an artist, but I do not see the author. The fate of the author here is unenviable. He dropped out to get to the Procrustean bed of directing expression. However, any stencil wears out eventually fade fantasy glitter. This director will inevitably fall into monotony.

happy and sad theatre masksNow I do not worry about the fate of the director, dearer to me than the fate of the play writer. Not necessary to write his play – she has already written a playwright, and if so do you, the director, took it means something it hurt you, interested. Find it, understand that in the play has not yet been found by others, but be faithful to the author! How many times had to see how, say, Johnson tried to “modernize” without thinking that the play itself it is fraught with such a wealth of moral experience, that for the sake of only one touch, familiarizing it is worth working for months. Or take Kerry. That’s really fated “almost pitiable!” The author must understand. It is necessary to know, to capture the internal laws of its work, its logic, the specifics of the genre, the style of writing. We need to understand the nature of the feelings of the characters, to see why he thinks It does so, and not otherwise. And how to do it? It seems to be a true improvisational way. To some people, it may seem too empirical. Even so, I will not argue. But I put up a dozen smart, but the “desk” concept a true intonation, the correct assessment found during penetration into the material, from which grows a true sense of self in the world of the play, and then in the world of theater performance. Today`s proved its viability, to withstand the onslaught of television, film, radio and the Internet, to defend their independence, exclusivity. Live communication, nothing can be replaced. Breathing room screen hero is unable to hear, his improvisational quest ends with the last take, filmed on site, and with the latest version of the phonogram, recorded in the studio. Then he in his creation has no control.

The scene gives the actor a happy and painful opportunity to create another, to build character. Director – is the creator, even if he puts someone else’s play. And the actor – the creator, too, and he says let someone else’s text, it does not come to mind. But should he say the first replica, the first step on the stage as there is another person and begins to live according to the logic of its character.

The entire time director faced with a new drama, with new styles. Therefore, it should be. As one well-known theatrical forty years ago: “Then there is the creative ossification when theater artists, that is, actors and directors, come to new works, new plays in the arms of the old technology.” Remarkably told not refuted to this day, and never will not be refuted. Theater should be updated, go ahead, stop – already retreat, already formidable symptom. Actor and director are required to grow, to be internally mobile, have the gift of penetrating the mysteries of the author’s world, it should be clear to all – “sharp Gallic sense and the gloomy German genius”. The main thing is to make the right choice and to remain faithful to him. Only then, I believe, you can calmly look directly at the past life, in the eyes of relatives and friends, in the mother’s eyes, who gave you life, to make you happy … and the gloomy German genius “.

On this optimistic note, I want to finish. I will not give parting words read instruction to those who will open the newspaper on this page. I can only say that the main thing – to make the right choices and to remain faithful to him. Only then, I believe, you can calmly look directly at the past life, in the eyes of relatives and friends, in the mother’s eyes, who gave you life, to make you happy … and the gloomy German genius “… Here on this optimistic note, I want to finish. I will not give parting words read instruction to those who will open the newspaper on this page.

I can only say that the main thing – to make the right choices and to remain faithful to him. Only then, I believe, you can calmly look directly at the past life, in the eyes of relatives and friends, in the mother’s eyes, who gave you life, to make you happy…

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