Acting Goals and Aims under Influence of Socialist Realism
The article provides new insights into the principles of the methodology of actor training developed by Konstantin Stanislavsky compared with new official wave of art in the Soviet Union - socialist realism. The article explores what was required of actors as they created roles. Why K. Stanislavskis' system was chosen as the main methodological approach is analyzed, and the features of socialist realism acting are revealed by analyzing the roles of the early Soviet era created on the stages of Lithuanian theatres.
Key Words: Stanislavsky, socialist realism, acting, discourse, propaganda, revisionism of history