Mime the Gap: Techniques in Mime and Movement (Crowood Theatre Companions) (Paperback)

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Mime the Gap: Techniques in Mime and Movement (Crowood Theatre Companions) (Paperback)

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With detailed, step-by-step instructions of basic to advanced mime illusions, this book addresses the key areas of physicality, including when to move and when not to move, making the invisible "visible," and the fundamental principles of physical articulation. Additional topics include using the elements of Fire, Earth, Water and Air for physical characterization; techniques for performing classic mime routines; how to mime with props and objects, both visible and invisible; using breath, posture, and gesture to enhance performance and perceptions, and finally, creating and producing an authentic performance. Offers numerous exercises suitable for solo or group work.
Richard Knight has been performing, directing, and teaching in the theater, film, and television industries for more than 30 years. His film work in motion capture and mime consultancy includes The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Suffragette, and Sweeney Todd. He has taught the Royal Shakespeare Company, The National Theatre, and the Royal School of Art. Richard trained with mime legend Jacques Lecoq.
Product Details ISBN: 9781785004636
ISBN-10: 1785004638
Publisher: The Crowood Press
Publication Date: April 1st, 2019
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Crowood Theatre Companions