Directing Chekhov. Seminar in directing with emphasis on directing actors, demonstration and laboratory exercises, text analysis, and rehearsal techniques. Examination of rehearsal working methods, development of performance choices,exploration of material and process with emphasis on the plays of Chekhov. Explores visual and conceptual material of directing, and problems of working in performance. Includes a video project--students videotape their directing work and accomplish post-production--edit and production of a digital video file. Projects evaluated on basis of composition, visual interest, and narrative force. Pre-req: THEATRST 145S and consent of instructor.course.