Brief article suggesting the historical timeline giving rise to the role of the director, and a suggestion of what the role of a stage director is in contemporary theatre.
The site Alice in Theatreland provides quotes, biographies and links from and about Kazan, Meyerhold, Koun, Brecht, Brook, and Grotowski.
The Directors Guild offers representation for directors in all media: film, television, theatre, radio, opera, commercials, corporate, multimedia and new technology. Site has information on Directing and Guild Membership, as well as a members only service section.
Independent Labor Union representing directors and Choreographers throughout the US and abroad. Has jurisdiction over productions including Broadway, National Tours, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway, Summer Stock, Civic Light Opera and Dinner Theatre. Site will be mostly of interest to members, with Strike Lists and in-depth descriptions of membership obligations and benefits.
Excerpt from 1919 Obituary of Gordon Craig, written by Gertrude Linnell, and published in Theatre Magazine, Vol 29, No. 4, 1919. The excerpt deals with Craig's early struggling years.
A classic guidebook to the director's craft.