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Stanislavsky, Konstantin

Born: 1863 AD
Died: 1938 AD
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.