quote by Michael Chekhov

The inner life of the [imagination], and not the personal and tiny experiential resources of the actor, should be elaborated on the stage and shown to the audience. This life is rich and revealing for the audience as well as for the actor himself.

— Michael Chekhov

Relaxing Stage Actors quotations

Stage actors quote When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.

When an actor marries an actress they both fight for the mirror.

When the drama of history is over, Jesus Christ will stand alone on the stage.

All the great figures of history ... will realize that they have been but actors in a drama produced by another.

There are five stages in the life of an actor: Who's Mary Astor? Get me Mary Astor. Get me a Mary Astor type. Get me a young Mary Astor. Who's Mary Astor?

Stage actors quote All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is vio

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.

The world of chemical reactions is like a stage, on which scene after scene is ceaselessly played. The actors on it are the elements.

This whole creation is essentially subjective, and the dream is the theater where the dreamer is at once: scene, actor, prompter, stage manager, author, audience, and critic.

I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious, almost humorless actor and the fact is, I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying to find a lighter side of things, and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.

Stage actors quote Everyone has friend during each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have same

Everyone has friend during each stage of life. But only the lucky ones have same friend in all stages of life.

A true priest is aware of the presence of the altar during every moment that he is conducting a service. It is exactly the same way that a true artist should react to the stage all the time he is in the theater. An actor who is incapable of this feeling will never be a true artist.

A true priest is aware of the presence of the altar during every moment that he is conducting a service. It is exactly the same way that a true artist should react to the stage all the time he is in the theater. An actor who is incapable of this feeling will never be a true artist.

Our demands are simple, normal, and therefore they are difficult to satisfy.

All we ask is that an actor on the stage live in accordance with natural laws.

An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays.

I never had any classes or went to theatre school like a lot of actors, so all of my training has been on stage with different directors. That was a pretty good school room.

You need three things in the theatre - the play, the actors and the audience, and each must give something.

Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.

This power that I'm supposed to have over women was never noticed when I was a stage actor on Broadway. I don't know when I got it. And by God, I can't explain it.

The West has never been all of the world that matters.

The West has not been the only actor on the stage of modern history even at the peak of the West's power (and this peak has perhaps now already been passed)... It has not been the West that has been hit by the world; it has been the world that has been hit - and hit hard - by the West.

You can always pick out stage actors at the Oscars: they know how to walk.

All the world's a stage, and all the men and women mearly players.

There are three stages of an actor's career. Young, old, and "You look good".

Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.

Actors ought to be larger than life. You come across quite enough ordinary, nondescript people in daily life and I don't see why you should be subjected to them on the stage too.

I'm suffering from stage fright. I don't like making speeches. [...] I'm the kind of introvert actor who likes putting on other people's clothes and pretending to be somebody else, which is completely crazy choice of profession. So, I don't enjoy public speaking and I have every sympathy for anyone who has to do it and doesn't enjoy it.

I'm an actor who believes we all have triggers to any stage of emotion.

It's not always easy to find but it's still there.

The staff, stage managers, ushers all behaved as if they respected the actors.

Against the background of this luminous and sparkling stage Bond stood in the sunshine and felt his mission to be incongruous and remote and his dark profession an affront to his fellow actors.

There's a very fine line between underacting and not acting at all.

And not acting is what a lot of actors are guilty of. It amazes me how some of these little numbers with dreamy looks and a dead pan are getting away wit it. I'd hate to see them on stage with a dog act.

I'm the empty stage where various actors act out various plays.

The great actors are the luminous ones. They are the great conductors of the stage.

As regards Hillary C;inton's foreign policy actions and the powerful vested interests she seems gleefully beholden to, including all the biggest players in the military-industrial complex, I feel that she would be no better an actor on the world stage than Trump and whatever coalition of managers he might cobble together.

The nature of the video camera really makes you focus on the present.

Since I have always been a diarist filmmaker, not one who stages scenes with actors, it has always been about the present moment.

The actor must be full of passion. If he's too cool he's better off as the manager of a company, not someone who appears on the stage.

All the world's a stage.

According to most philosophers, God in making the world enslaved it.

According to Christianity, in making it, He set it free. God had written, not so much a poem, but rather a play; a play he had planned as perfect, but which had necessarily been left to human actors and stage-managers, who had since made a great mess of it.

If you're a movie actor, you're on your own - you cannot control the stage.

The director controls it.

The computer programmer is a creator of universes for which he alone is the lawgiver. No playwright, no stage director, no emperor, however powerful, has ever exercised such absolute authority to arrange a stage or field of battle and to command such unswervingly dutiful actors or troops.

To stand up on the stage is to say to many people: Look at me.

How can you do that without speaking the only truth you know? There is no such thing as an uncommitted actor.

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