The Seagull (A Fragment) from Chekhov

The Seagull (A Fragment) from Chekhov

Stanislavsky’s House Museum, Moscow, Russia

The final directing project of the professional development “School after Theater” session held in Moscow consisted in choosing a short section of Chekhov’s The Seagull to be performed as an entire show. I worked with four actors from the Swedish National Theatre, plus many master class participants who were called to embody the dreams and expectations of the protagonists in the background. I directed in English, while the performance was in Swedish: despite the short (but intense) rehearsal time, I was impressed by the combination of focus and flexibility demonstrated by the players, which resulted in a really crisp performance. Plus, this was even more exciting as it was held in Stanislavsky’s own “chamber theatre.”

A close-up of Stanislavsky’s portrait

Stebos

Stebos is a stage director, producer, dramaturg, and teaching artist based in New York City in the United States.

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