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John Gillett talks about his new books

The Stanislavski Centre presents:

John Gillett


talking about his two new books (Acting Stanislavski and Voice Into Acting).

Tuesday 15th April, 18.30 – 20.00

Room C118

Rose Bruford College, Lamorbey Park, Sidcvup DA15 9DF.

John Gillett has worked for more than thirty years as an actor, director and teacher. He trained as an actor at the Actors Workshop (1969-1971), London’s first Stanislavski-based studio, having gained a BA at Aston University in Birmingham. In theatre his work has ranged from repertory to young people’s theatre, touring 2000 seat venues to a tent at Rotherham Miners’ Gala, from fringe to the West End and London Theatres including the Royal Court and Young Vic.

As a director and teacher, John has been involved with numerous drama schools and theatre organisations such as the Actors’ Centre, Re:Actors Theatre Group, for which he was the Artistic Director, and from 2000 – 2003 East 15 Acting School where he was Head of the Post Graduate Acting Course.

In 2007, he published ACTING ON IMPULSE: RECLAIMING THE STANISLAVSKI APPROACH. A Practical workbook for actors , which is the culmination of his work as actor/director/teacher during the last four decades. He also wrote an article – “Experiencing or pretending – are we getting to the core of Stanislavski’s approach?” – for edition one of Stanislavski Studies (March, 2012).

His new book, Voice into Acting (written with Christina Gutekunst) was published by Bloomsbury in January, and Acting Stanislavski: A practical guide to Stanislavski’s approach and legacy was published by Bloomsbury in February.


This event is FREE.

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