What does it take to be a Director?

Read thisΒ  extract from the book: So You Want to Be a Theatre Director by Stephen Unwin, one of Britain’s leading theatre directors.

Stephen Unwin is Artistic Director of the Rose Theatre, Kingston. He founded English Touring Theatre in 1993, after a career as a freelance theatre director, which included work at the National Theatre, the Royal Court and the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. For English Touring Theatre he directed over 20 plays including Shakespeare (Alan Cumming in Hamlet, Timothy West in King Lear), Chekhov (Prunella Scales in The Cherry Orchard) and Ibsen (Diana Quick in Ghosts).

You can purchase his complete book from here:
http://www.stagewhispers.com.au/node/8289