What is the course about?
The course will cover the basics of working in the world of mime, using your body as a tool for performance, creating worlds out of nothing and engaging physically with the space. Playing and exploring and opening up the mime door to creativity.
What will we cover?
Mime techniques developed from The Lecoq School and other Mime practitioners such as Nola Rae, Marcel Marceau, Charlie Chapman and Buster Keaton.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
Demonstrate greater physical awareness
Recognise improved confidence
Identify how to expand your imagination through mime.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for beginners. Some understanding and experience of performance is beneficial but anyone can join!
You may or may not be asked to participate in rigorous activity from time to time. Please consider whether you could do this, if you are in any doubt consult a medical practitioner.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Teaching will include practical class work, discussion, observation and supportive feedback for individual and group awareness.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
If possible please wear black comfortable appropriate clothing that allows for ease of movement. No Jeans.
No shoes required, in fact bare foot moving is advised (slip-proof socks are permissible).
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Mime Technique, Lecoq Technique, Movement for Actors.