Michael Chekhov

Mikhail Aleksandrovich “Michael” Chekhov (29 August 1891 – 30 September 1955) was a Russian-American actor, director, author, and theatre practitioner. His acting technique has been used by actors such as Clint Eastwood, Marilyn Monroe, and Yul Brynner. Konstantin Stanislavski referred to him as his most brilliant student. He was a nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov.

Michael Chekhov Acting Studio New York Actor school for New Yorkers specialising in Michael Chekhov’s techniques. Also a useful reference site with information on Chekhov and his connections with Stanislavski, plus various articles on his technique.

Michael Chekhov Studio Berlin Useful Chekhov biography.

Music Dispatch Brief review of book ‘The Other Chekhov’ with interesting references to Michael Chekhov.

National Michael Chekhov Association Brief biography on Michael Checkhov and summary of his technique.

Stanislavsky Theater Studio Site with userful information on Michael Chekhov.

The Jason Bennett Actor’s Workshop Very good biography of Michael Chekhov.

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