Max Reinhardt Quotes

Max Reinhardt


Always act the part "? and you can become whatever you wish to become!

Max Reinhardt


The art of lighting the stage consists of putting light where you want it and taking it away from where you don't want it,

Max Reinhardt


The job of an actor is disclosure, not pretence!

Max Reinhardt


We all bear within us the potentiality for every kind of passion, every fate, every way of life. Nothing human is alien to us. If this were not so, we could not understand other people, either in life or in art. But inheritance and upbringing foster individual experiences and develop only a few of our thousands of possibilities. The others gradually sicken and die.

Max Reinhardt


I believe in the immortality of the Theatre, it is a most joyous place to hide, for all those who have secretly put their childhood in their pockets and run off and away with it, to play on to the end of their days.

Max Reinhardt