David Mamet Quote

The audience will teach you how to act and the audience will teach you how to write and to direct. The classroom will teach you how to obey, and obedience in the theatre will get you nowhere. It's a soothing falsity.


True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor (ed. Vintage, 2011) - ISBN: 9780307806499

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The audience will teach you how to act and the audience will teach you how to write and to direct. The classroom will teach you how to obey, and...

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The audience will teach you how to act and the audience will teach you how to write and to direct. The classroom will teach you how to obey, and...

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The audience will teach you how to act and the audience will teach you how to write and to direct. The classroom will teach you how to obey, and...

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The audience will teach you how to act and the audience will teach you how to write and to direct. The classroom will teach you how to obey, and...