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Stanislavski method

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noun Sta·ni·slav·ski method \ˌsta-nə-ˈslaf-ski-, -ˈslav-, -ˈsläf-, -ˈsläv-\

Definition of Stanislavski method

  1. :  a technique in acting by which an actor strives to empathize with the character being portrayed so as to effect a realistic interpretation



Origin of stanislavski method

Konstantin Stanislavsky


First Known Use: 1941


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