Étiquette : The Tightrope

Do Not Look Down in This Class

“The actor’s gift,” according to the director and theatrical sage Peter Brook, “is the connection between pure imagination and the body itself.” For him, the technique of acting is at once physical and metaphysical, a discipline of the face, limbs, voice and spirit. « Peter Brook: The Tightrope », a concise new documentary directed by Simon Brook, offers a rare glimpse behind the scenes as its subject (who happens to be the filmmaker’s father) instructs a group of actors in the rigor and simplicity of his method. Read more

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