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Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955

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    • Chekhov, M. A. (Mikhail Aleksandrovich), 1891-1955
    • Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, 1891-1955
    • Chekhov, Mikh. Al. (Mikhail Aleksandrovich), 1891-1955
    • Ts'ekhov, Mikhaʼel, 1891-1955
    • צ'כוב, מיכאל
    • Чехов, Михаил, 1891-1955
    • Чехов, М. А. (Михаил Александрович), 1891-1955
    • Chekhov, Misha, 1891-1955
    • Chekhov, Mischa, 1891-1955
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        • Organization: Chekhov Theatre
        • Organization: Chekhov Theatre Studio
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        • Affiliation Start: 1935
        • Organization: Moscow Art Players
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    • Birth Place

        Saint Petersburg, Russia
    • Death Place

        Beverly Hills, Calif.
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        Paris, France
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        Ridgefield, Conn.
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        New York, N.Y.
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        Devon, England
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        Russian S.F.S.R.
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        Moscow, Russia
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  • Sources

    • found: Elagin, I︠U︡. Temnyĭ geniĭ, 1982:t.p. (M. A. Chekhova)
    • found: LC data base, 10-5-83(hdg.: Chekhov, Michael, 1891-1955) LC manual cat. (usage: Mikh. Al. Chekhov)
    • found: Bolʹsh. sov. ėnt︠s︡ikl., 3rd ed.(Chekhov, Mikhail Aleksandrovich, nephew of Anton; left Soviet Union 1928, theater director in Europe and California, where he died)
    • found: Personal name index to the N.Y. Times index, 1851-1974(Chekhov, Michael)
    • found: Feldman, B. Shalosh gishot le-omanut ha-miśḥaḳ, c2011:t.p. (צ'כוב = Ts'ekhov) p. 115 (מיכאל צ'כוב = Mikhaʼel Ts'ekhov)
    • found: Lessons for the professional actor, c1985:t.p. (Michael Chekhov) p. 7, etc. (born in St. Petersburg in 1891; nephew of the playwright Anton Chekhov; actor; joined the Moscow Art Theatre in 1909; in 1920, opened own studio in Moscow; by 1924, directorship of his own theatre, the Second Moscow Art Theatre; in 1928, started years in volunteer exile across Europe, set up studios in Paris, Latvia, and Lithuania; in spring of 1935, head of the Moscow Art Players in New York; the Chekhov Theatre Studio was established at Dartington Hall in Devonshire, England, in 1935; with Beatrice Straight and Deirdre Hurst, recruited instructors and students for study of the Chekhov Method at Dartington Hall; in 1939, Chekhov Theatre Studio relocated to Ridgefield, Connecticut; had a theatre in Ridgefield; the Chekhov Theatre Players, a traveling theatrical troupe; in fall of 1941, Chekhov Theatre opened a New York studio; developed classes for experienced professional actors, in English; class record by means of shorthand notes by Chekhov's assistant, Deirdre Hurst du Prey; fame as Hollywood character actor and teacher still 4-5 years in the future)
    • found: Uroki dli︠a︡ professionalʹnogo aktëra, 2011:t.p. (Михаил Чехов = Mikhail Chekhov) t.p. verso (Чехов M.A. = Chekhov M.A.)
    • found: Michael Chekhov lessons for teachers of his acting technique, 2000:p. 9-10 (at Dartington Hall, Chekhov Theatre Studio opening on 5 October 1936; Chekhov arrived in England October 1935; gave lessons recorded in shorthand by Deirdre Hurst, transcribed without altering Chekhov's use of English)
    • found: Internet Broadway database, 29 May 2013(Michael Chekhov; b. Aug 29, 1891, St. Petersburg, Russia; d. Sep 30, 1955, Beverly Hills, California, USA; male)
    • found: Young, M.D. The Elmhirsts of Dartington, 1982:p. 230 (Michael Chekhov; Misha, Mischa; Russian actor and director, in New York; arrived at Dartington Hall October 1935; studio opened a year later) p. 234 (last performance at Dartington December 1938; studio reopened in Ridgefield, Connecticut, January 1939)
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