Directing experience : an exploration of active analysis and visual cognition theory in the training of contemporary directors

Kipste, Egils (2014) Directing experience : an exploration of active analysis and visual cognition theory in the training of contemporary directors. Professional Doctorate thesis, Queensland University of Technology.

Abstract

The focus of this research is the creation of a stage-directing training manual on the researcher's site at the National Institute of Dramatic Art. The directing procedures build on the work of Stanislavski's Active Analysis and findings from present-day visual cognition studies. Action research methodology and evidence-based data collection are employed to improve the efficacy of both the directing procedures and the pedagogical manual. The manual serves as a supplement to director training and a toolkit for the more experienced practitioner. The manual and research findings provide a unique and innovative contribution to the field of theatre directing.

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ID Code: 72958
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Professional Doctorate)
Supervisor: Wissler, Rodney & Stock, Cheryl
Keywords: Stanislavski, Active Analysis, Visual Cognition, Directing, Training, Stanislavksy, Theatre
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > Schools > School of Media, Entertainment & Creative Arts
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 14 Jul 2014 01:51
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2015 06:12

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