Creating A Space Where Process Precedes Result
MARTIN SCORSESE: “If the actors want to take the scene a certain place I’ll go with them there. It’s a PROCESS. If you have the time on set I like to tell the actors to try anything, take the time to fail. You need that freedom you need to give actors that freedom.”
PETER BROOK: “It takes a long while for a director to cease thinking in terms of the result he desires and instead concentrate on discovering the source of energy in the actor from which true impulses arise.”
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We live in a result driven age where there is much to see but little to look at or deeply engage in.
I have spent a lifetime as an actor and working with actors. My students, over a 35 year period, have taught me more about ‘acting’ than anybody else! I have learned that the most important element an acting teacher can contribute is a safe space where process is given priority over result.
Here is Robert Duvall, one of the most celebrated actors talking about the importance of PROCESS over RESULT!
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When I think about my growth since I started with Peter I’m staggered. He teaches and helps you understand the principles and fundamentals of acting as a craft as well as living in the immediacy of the present moment.
My favorite part of his classes though are that he revels in such a passion for acting that it only encourages you to go further and deeper ~ Sam