MODULE 6 -
THE ARCHITECTURE OF PERFORMANCE
Michael Chekhov Module 6
THE ARCHITECTURE OF PERFORMANCES
Improvisation – Composition – Style
“In nature and art, there are mathematical laws and principles that structure and balance form.” (Mala Powers) A Feeling for Composition and Style makes these principles visible. It gives the expression of ideas, movements, shapes and colours a deeper meaning.
The style of a Moliere comedy demands a different approach than a Greek tragedy or a Brecht drama.
Rehearsing and directing Text, Movement, Masks · Improvisation · Composition · Tempo-Rhythm · the Pause · Style · Applying the technique to different genres