My last play was produced as part of a playwriting seminar. As we were approaching the start of rehearsals, the person running the seminar asked me to do something: remove most of the directions in the script. Just strip it out and let the actors figure it out. Is the character happy here? Is the character nervous there? Is the character aroused? Let the actors figure it out. It goes further than just removing directions from the script. Does the character say "I'm very angry right now"? Or do we get that? I termed this process "Unwriting", and the results were amazing . . . not only did the actors get where I was going in the script, but they took things to unexpected places.