Category Archives: vakhtangov

The Myth of Echo and Narcissus in Blok’s “The Fairground Booth”

As Peter Barta in his book “Metamorphoses in Russian Modernism” states: Intertextuality – the links between works and their precursors – is a phenomenon itself analogous to  the process of metamorphosis, whereby authors are shaped into their predecessors or successors. … Continue reading

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The Fairground Booth and other projects – Progress and news

A number of projects under development and in various stages of preparation. First and foremost I have finally got around to developing computer graphics skills for a project for the Russian Theatre film series namely The Fairground Booth. This is … Continue reading

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Breaking New Ground

After all the tumult of the film “Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre” and work on the John Field film script there is still room for finishing up other projects and maybe starting some in between projects on the way. First … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov Study Day – Rose Bruford College

Vakhtangov Study Day at the  Rose Bruford College – Film. Hosted by The Stanislavski Centre. Guest Speaker Andrei Maleav Babel with the participation of  Graham Dixon  The Vakhtangov Study day which took place in 2014 took place at the Rose Bruford … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov study day recordings – Progress

Finally secured permissions from all of the various parties for the publication of material from the Vakhtangov Study day which was held in April 2014 at the Rose Bruford College of Performance and Theater and The Stanislavski Centre which organised the event. … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov Study Day Recordings

 Preparing  and editing material which I recorded at the  Vakhtangov Study day at the +Rose Bruford College last April in 2014. I filmed a great deal of the day at which I also showed my new film “Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre” … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre premiere at the Rose Bruford College

  Several days back from the UK after a successful screening and Premiere of Vakhtangov and the Russian Theatre. It took place on May 10th 2014 as part of the Vakhtangov study day at the Rose Bruford college of theatre … Continue reading

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Vakhtangov Film update

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Announcement of premiere of Vakhtangov & the Russian Theatre

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Vahtangov and the Russian Theatre – photos

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