BRECHT IN PRACTICE
Anna Gestus

Anna, the upper class figure, was played for the most part as confident, stiff and haughty:

 


Even when questioned or doubting herself, she maintained her poise:

 

This image reflects her position when forced to accept that she is in some way wrong. Even here, she doesn’t slouch or lose her upper-body stiffness, rather she bends around the midriff, indicating a change in her Haltung to the situation in question. Her expression doesn’t reflect great shock (as does Dan’s), more a temporary blankness before she proceeds with her agenda:

 

 


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David Barnett
Professor of Theatre
University of York

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