Master Teachers of Theatre: Observations on Teaching Theatre by Nine American Masters
edited by Burnet M. Hobgood
foreword by Earle Gister
Southern Illinois University Press, 1988
Cloth: 978-0-8093-1464-5 | eISBN: 978-0-8093-8172-2
Library of Congress Classification PN2078.U6M36 1988
Dewey Decimal Classification 792.07073

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Claribel Baird reviews the interpretation of classical texts for theatrical performance. Howard Bay interrupted his stage design career of more than 150 Broadway productions to help students. BernardBeckerman asks if there are approaches to the teaching of dramatic literature that particularly suit drama-as-theatre. Robert Benedetti offers suggestions on the teaching of acting. OscarBrockett treats the problems of the theatre teacher and the processes of learning.


AgnesHaaga shows that the essential quality in heading up child drama programs is a sense of joyous delight. Wallace Smith discusses methods for teaching secondary schooltheatre. Jewel Walker offers a rare written statement about his work as a theatre teacher. Carl Weber conveys the principles and methodology of his mentor, Bertolt Brecht, to beginning directors.




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