Photo: Deryk McAlpin
Photo: Deryk McAlpin

A Director Prepares

How do directors choose plays? Is their relationship with the audience different from an actor’s? What are they looking for during the previews? How DO directors direct?

‘It’s getting everyone to move in the same direction, which is probably where the job title came from.’ – Dean Bryant

MTC Associate Artistic Director Sarah Goodes and former Associate Director Dean Bryant talk to us about the ins and outs of directing, from the very beginnings – choosing the play and casting the actors – to the dramaturgical process, life in the rehearsal room and beyond.

Published on 23 April 2020

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