Daniel Stein-Celebration Barn.

Daniel Stein in “Timepiece” Timepiece On Saturday, July 23rd at 8 PM, Celebration Barn Theater presents Daniel Stein in “Timepiece”. Having toured 30 countries, Timepiece deals with the passage of time in the life of a man, and how conflict and power and subsequently, joy and love emerge from time’s progression.  “One of those rare revelatory experiences one waits for […]

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Synetic Theatre in DC– a silent King Lear (through April 24)

Thanks to Brian Foley for pointing this out to me! This looks like an amazing and highly stylized King Lear.  See the video below to see how amazing the production values of this show are. Apparently Synetic has been doing Silent Shakespeare productions, and this is the SEVENTH Synetic’s King Lear Presented by Synetic Theater Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili Choreography […]

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Guest Post: What makes a Great Commedia Mask? by Stanley Allan Sherman

[I’ve asked a few great mask makers to submit a guest post entitled: What Makes A Great Commedia Mask? Their responses will appear here over the next few days. The images sprinkled throughout this page are from the author’s website, copyright by the author (as is the text), and used by permission. For permission to reprint this article or the […]

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A full on, stuck in the box, walking in place, Marcel Marceau, "Pantomime-Blanche," mime class

A full on, stuck in the box, walking in place, Marcel Marceau, “Pantomime-Blanche,” mime class. Taught by Clown Conservatory grad Jeff Seal. For more about Jeff, visit our previous post about him. http://www.houseofyes.org/events/ Night School: Beginning Pantomime with Jeff Seal! August 25th $5-15 sliding scale donation. 9pm-11pm @ House of Yes This class will give you the basics of “pantomime […]

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SEEKING AFRICAN-AMERCAN AND HISPANIC MIMES FOR PAID COMMERCIAL

Got this via email just now:  might be good for somebody out there reading this: SEEKING AFRICAN-AMERCAN AND HISPANIC MIMES FOR PAID COMMERCIAL DEPT OF HEALTH ABSTINENCE CAMPAIGN PAY RATE: $1000 for fitting/rehearsal day $2000 for shoot day including 2 year buyout Casting Director: Strickman-Ripps Audition: Wednesday, July 16 Shoot: July 31, 2008 Location: New York Seeking Mimes. We are […]

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July Class in DC– Body-Motion-Gesture

center for movement theatreactor preparation of the body the imagination and the art of collaborationwww.thisisthecenter.com 202 462-5810 BODY · MOTION · GESTURETaught by Dody DiSanto JULY 1 – 29 Tuesday nights 7 – 10pm 5 Weeks Tuition – $250Class location: The Center 4321 Wisconsin Ave, NWMETRO: redline Tenleytown This class will work from the roots of classical pantomime and progress […]

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Paul Wildbaum

Paul Wildbaum is a mime/clown/ standup comedian that has thrilled audiences around the world with an inspired repertoire of comedy, visual theater and audience participation. Described as “hilarious” and “touching”, Paul is a compelling performer who combines the sublime with the ridiculous to create a brilliant cast of characters: Hamlet as a drunk, a baby unsure about being born; and […]

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Daniel Stein workshop July 21-Aug 7 Berkeley, CA

I took this workshop 10 years ago at Dell’arte and it was fantastic then– I’m sure it’s gotten even better now. More information at http://www.berkeleyrep.org/school/adult_index.asp ==================================== generating new material: heart of a poet / mind of an actor / body of a gymnast Instructor: Daniel Stein Give your imagination a whack on the side of the head! Discover concrete ways […]

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Clown Show for Bruno Feb 27,28 in Atlanta

Acclaimed mime Daniel Stein and Dell’arte graduates Kali Quinn and Bill Celentano are featured in a new show about Polish artist and novelist Bruno Schultz (author of the classic Street of Crocodiles) Schulz was killed in the Holocaust in 1944 by a German officer. The show will be performed at Atlanta’s PushPush Theatre. The play,written by author Murray Mednick, is […]

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Au Revoir, M. Marceau

Marcel Marceau died yesterday, and the world is a sadder place for it. The only real response to Marceau dying can be this ” ! “ He was a true master of his work, and he popularized (and romanticized) the work of mime to an unbelievable degree. there’s no question that nearly every clown or mime performing in the world […]

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Billy The Mime

Billy The Mime is a clown, performer, and (obviously) mime who has garnered international attention with his show stopping appearance in the hit documentary THE ARISTOCRATS. Billy’s television appearances include The Jimmy Kimmel Show on ABC and Penn & Teller’s Bullshit! on Showtime. He recently appeared at The 2006 New York International Fringe Festival garnering rave reviews and sold-out shows. […]

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Mark Jaster

Mark Jaster is a clown and mime based in the Washington, D.C. area. The Washington Post has called Mark Jaster a “clown extraordinaire and one of the most graceful performers you will ever see on a stage.” Mark’s skills in mime were developed in training with 20th-century masters Marcel Marceau and his teacher, E. Decroux, along with careful observation of […]

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International Mime Awareness Day

Article on a Boulder television station website about International Mime day… and Zoobie, the only mime who showed up. READ THE FULL ARTICLE Mime breaks silence over dying art form BOULDER – The artist known as “Zoobie” found himself in a conundrum along Pearl Street Mall during the Wednesday lunch hour. How do you celebrate Mime Awareness Day when he […]

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