Mime and Improvisation (LAMDA) by Alison Muir

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Published by Oberon Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Acting techniques,
  • Mime,
  • Acting & Auditioning,
  • General,
  • Drama / General,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Performing Arts/Dance

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12560490M
ISBN 101840020121
ISBN 109781840020120
OCLC/WorldCa39752351

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Improvisational theatre, often called improvisation or improv, is the form of theatre, often comedy, in which most or all of what is performed is unplanned or unscripted: created spontaneously by the its purest form, the dialogue, action, story, and characters are created collaboratively by the players as the improvisation unfolds in present time, without use of an already.

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Mime: Weight, volume and tension are the key characteristics of a mimed object that help players and the audience “see” the object. If nothing else, be deliberate – your commitment to engaging the environment will enable the audience to accept any weird ass thing you do.

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Marcel Marceau (French pronunciation: [maʁsɛl maʁso]; born Marcel Mangel; 22 March – 22 September ) was a French actor and mime artist most famous for his stage persona as "Bip the Clown". He referred to mime as the "art of silence" and he performed professionally worldwide for over 60 years.

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y technique is the outcome of thinking for myself, of my own logic and approach; it is not borrowed from what others are doing. —CHARLIE CHAPLIN, ACTOR IN SILENT FILMS M CH 12/3/03 Mime definition: Mime is the use of movements and gestures in order to express something or tell a story | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.

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