In this studio we insist upon and enforce discipline, just as your stage director will do when you join some company.
"Yes, if you don't value your life," returned the stage director.
Then, with the sliding ease which obtains when fancy is the stage director, the scene shifted.
Whenever he attempted an innovation the stage director said, "Don't do that."
She coached her friend as a stage director coaches a promising but raw actor.
Absolute latitude is permitted the stage director, as Maeterlinck has made no restrictions in the book.
"It is a very serious situation …" began the stage director.
The stage director came in and held up his hand, spreading an area of quiet through the crowd until it reached the outer corners.
In the presence of one to whom he could relieve his mind without fear of consequences, the stage director became savagely jocular.
When his interest in the theater revived, it was not as an actor but as a stage director that he wanted to work.