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A Short History of Stage Directing with Richard Schechner
You’re invited to join the FSU School of Theatre as they welcome the legendary Richard Schechner to campus. This engaging lecture will explore theatre history.
Join world-renown performance theorist, theater director and author Richard Schechner for an enlightening lecture on the history of stage directing.
Modern Euro-American directing started with the practice of the Saxe-Meiningen theatre company (1866-1890), sponsored by its reigning duke, George II, whose operative stage manager, Ludwig Chronegk, was the first European director in the modern sense. Similar activities occurred at about the same time in Iran, but there was no link between the two ... view more »
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