Remarkable interview of stage and movie director Peter Brook by Charlie Rose.
Question| You’re a director. Peter Brook’s response| “I’m not a director, I’m a collaborator.”
Question| You’re always thinking about the future… Peter Brook’s response| “I’m thinking about the present, what is happening today.”
Question| How could a Shakespeare have written as he did? Peter Brook’s response| “This is the most scandalous, snobbish attitude [how could an educated man from the country write in this way].”
Question| Why are you obsessed by minimalism in theatre? Peter Brook’s response| “I started with a love for trying out everything. I gradually began to see that we don’t need [these things].”
Charlie Rose| “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But in a sense, it’s imitation.”
Between Two Silences by Peter Brook.