Stanislavsky, Konstantin

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Born: Jan 17, 1863 AD
Died: 1938 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: Russian
Categories: Actors, Film Director


1863 - On the 17th of January in Moscow.

1881 - Stanislavsky studied at a conservatory in Moscow, where he was taught how to act by imitation.

1888 - Stanislavsky acted in romantic bon vivants in slightly risque French farces and eventually funded the Society of Art and Literature, where he gained experience of aesthetics and stagecraft.

1897-1898 - He co-founded the Moscow Art Theatre with Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, but the theatre started operating.

1905-1917 - Stanislavsky survived the Russian Revolution and the Russian Revolution, with Lenin apparently intervening to protect him.

1918 - Stanislavsky established the First Studio as a school for young actors and wrote several works: those available in English translation include: An Actor Prepares, Building a Character, Creating a Role, and the autobiography My Life in Art.

1863 – Died on the 17th of August.
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