Performance Workshop: Michael Chekhov & Ena Lamont Stewart

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

In this 2-hour Edinburgh University workshop led by Robert Leach, participants learned to apply the Michael Chekhov acting technique to a scene from Ena Lamont Stewart’s well-known Scottish play, Men Should Weep.

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.