The director's job was to focus on `the management' of a production to keep it moving forward.
But this was soon to change, on May 1, 1874 the Duke The role of the director has been debated throughout history and many directors have taken different approaches to interpreting a script and creating a piece of theatre.
‘Slaps’ required all concentration and this established how a student would react throughout the exercise.
‘Milling and grooving’ was being able to make a connection with the eyes and communicating without speaking a word.
This is going to get pretty wanky, here, so brace yourselves.
Also, you should brace yourselves for the fact that my knowledge of both Brecht and Stanislavski is based on a half-remembered theatre studies module, conversations with my much-smarter wife and a quick scan over Wikipedia, so don’t expect bold theatre criticism or anything above loose interpretation.
Stanislavski’s method was to encourage actors to become artists in their own right.
Stanislavski had to design a method to inspire his three-part System.
Stanislavsky's vision for The Seagull did not impress anybody and critics suggested that Stanislavsky had missed Chekhov's carefully planned details.
The play was only a moderately successful but this did not change Stanislavsky's ideas on directing.