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Stanislavski

[stan-uh-slahv-skee, -slahf-; Russian stuh-nyi-slahf-skyee] /ˌstæn əˈslɑv ski, -ˈslɑf-; Russian stə nyɪˈslɑf skyi/
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Konstantin
[kon-stuh n-teen;; Russian kuh n-stuhn-tyeen] /ˈkɒn stənˌtin;; Russian kən stʌnˈtyin/ (Show IPA),
(Konstantin Sergeevich Alekseev) 1863–1938, Russian actor, producer, and director.
Also, Stanislavsky.
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Stanislavsky

/ˌstænɪˈslævskɪ; Russian stəniˈslafskij/
noun
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Konstantin (kənstanˈtin). 1863–1938, Russian actor and director, cofounder of the Moscow Art Theatre (1897). He is famous for his theory of acting, known as the Method, which directs the actor to find the truth within himself about the role he is playing
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Word Origin and History for stanislavsky

Stanislavsky

adj.

in reference to a method of acting, 1924, from Russian actor and director Konstantin Stanislavsky (1863-1938).

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