Definition of Stanislavsky
1. Noun. Russian actor and theater director who trained his actors to emphasize the psychological motivation of their roles (1863-1938).
Generic synonyms: Actor, Histrion, Player, Role Player, Thespian, Director, Theater Director, Theatre Director
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Literary usage of Stanislavsky
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Russian Theatre Under the Revolution by Oliver Martin Sayler (1920)
"Out of these simple lines stanislavsky and Knipper have constructed the proudest, most unaffected, most deeply moving farewell of the modern theatre. ..."
2. Theatre Arts by Society of Arts and Crafts, Detroit (1920)
"The size of the company, numbering upwards of 150, enabled stanislavsky to ... stanislavsky himself conceived most of the designs and worked them out in ..."
3. The Theatre of Tomorrow by Kenneth Macgowan (1921)
"Certainly realism, as Reinhardt and stanislavsky practiced it, drifted over into the high ... stanislavsky made a Gorky of utter and gutter reality. ..."
4. The Path of the Modern Russian Stage: And Other Essays by Alexander Bakshy (1918)
"A year after the first meeting of stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko, rehearsals were started in the .country, some short distance from Moscow, ..."