Michael Chekhov’s Acting Practice: Reading “Men Should Weep” by Ena Lamont Stewart

A 2-hour workshop led by Robert Leach, teaching the application the Michael Chekhov acting technique to a scene
from Ena Lamont Stewart’s well-known Scottish play, Men Should Weep.

Workshop recording on Media Hopper (sign-in required)

Robert Leach is a freelance theatre director who studied Michael Chekhov’s technique with some of the best-known graduates of that system. He was Reader in Drama at Birmingham University, taught at Edinburgh University, and has published many books on drama. He is currently writing a history of British theatre for Routledge, and a study of the theory and practice of Russian Futurist theatre.

Michael Chekhov’s acting practice – flyer (123.41 KB PDF)

Men Should Weep – study scene (1.42 MB PDF)


This event took place on 24 March 2016 as part of the ‘Scotland and Russia: Cultural Encounters Since 1900’ project.