Stanislavski

or Stan·i·slav·sky

[ stan-uh-slahv-skee, -slahf-; Russian stuh-nyi-slahf-skyee ]
/ ˌstæn əˈslɑv ski, -ˈslɑf-; Russian stə nyɪˈslɑf skyi /
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noun

Kon·stan·tin [kon-stuh n-teen; Russian kuh n-stuhn-tyeen] /ˈkɒn stənˌtin; Russian kən stʌnˈtyin/, Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev, 1863–1938, Russian actor, producer, and director.

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Stanislavsky

Stanislavski

/ (ˌstænɪˈslævskɪ, Russian stəniˈslafskij) /

noun

Konstantin (kənstanˈtin). 1863–1938, Russian actor and director, cofounder of the Moscow Art Theatre (1897). He is famous for his theory of acting, known as the Method, which directs the actor to find the truth within himself about the role he is playing
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Word Origin and History for stanislavsky

Stanislavsky

adj.

in reference to a method of acting, 1924, from Russian actor and director Konstantin Stanislavsky (1863-1938).

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