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See below for a selection of the latest books from Mime category. Presented with a red border are the Mime books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Mime books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Mimes on Miming

Mimes on Miming

Author: Bari Rolfe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2019

Mime the Gap Techniques in Mime and Movement

Mime the Gap Techniques in Mime and Movement

Author: Richard Knight Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/08/2018

Mime the Gap: Techniques in Mime and Movement explores the physicality of movement in storytelling, offering new ideas about acting and performance, whilst encouraging a contemporary resurgence of this traditional performance art. With detailed, step-by-step instructions of basic to advanced mime illusions, the 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 how to use the elements of Fire, Earth, Water and Air for physical characterization; techniques for performing classic mime routines, such as the Glass Box and the Moonwalk; 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. Offering numerous exercises suitable for solo or group work, this new book will help you to explore and develop your physicality and build an awareness of how to apply it to a performance.

The Decroux Sourcebook

The Decroux Sourcebook

Author: Thomas (Pomona College, California, USA) Leabhart Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/07/2016

The Decroux Sourcebook is the first point of reference for any student of the `hidden master' of twentieth century theatre. This book collates a wealth of key material on Etienne Decroux, including: an English translation of Patrice Pezin's `Imaginary Interview', in which Decroux discusses mime's place in the theatre. previously unpublished articles by Decroux from France's Bibiotheque Nationale. essays from Decroux's fellow innovators Eugenio Barba and Edward Gordon Craig, explaining the synthesis of theory and practice in his work. Etienne Decroux's pioneering work in physical theatre is here richly illustrated not only by a library of source material, but also with a gallery of images following his life, work and influences. The Decroux Sourcebook is an ideal companion to Thomas Leabhart's Etienne Decroux in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series, offering key primary and secondary resources to those conducting research at all levels.

Die Arbeit an sich selbst

Die Arbeit an sich selbst

Author: Anne Bogart Format: eBook Release Date: 01/12/2014

Deutsche Erstausgabe!Die amerikanische Regisseurin und Theaterprofessorin Anne Bogart stellt in sieben anregenden Essays grundstzliche Fragen zu kreativen Prozessen. Das klar und gut lesbar geschriebene Buch untersucht - immer ausgehend von Bogarts persnlichen Erfahrungen als Regisseurin - die Bedingungen schpferischer Arbeit unddie Auseinandersetzung des Einzelnen mit der Gesellschaft. 'Das Studieren der Gewalt, der Erinnerung, der Angst, der Erotik, des Stereotyps, der Peinlichkeit und des Widerstands hat es mir ermglicht, jedes fr sich als einen Verbndeten im kreativen Proze zu betrachten. In unserem neuen, globalisierten Lebensumfeld finden wir uns umgeben vom Gewerblichen, vom Markt. In einer Welt der Waren sind wir nicht mehr nur Knstler, sondern auch Produzenten, und wir mssen aufpassen, da der eine den anderen nicht erdrckt. Wie knnen wir in einem Klima des berlebenskampfs trotzdem noch voller Prsenz und Grozgigkeit Gaben hervorbringen?' Anne Bogart

Towards a Theory of Mime

Towards a Theory of Mime

Author: Alexander Iliev Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/06/2014

Towards a Theory of Mime is a genuinely unique book about non-verbal communication and performance. Combining a broad global history of the evolution of human communication with an introduction to the general practice of mime, Alexander Iliev traces a lineage from Marceau and Barrault to his own distinguished practice as performer and teacher. The book moves from a fascinating description of the first principles of gestural language to a stunning sequence of specific exercises in practical training. Written in a sometimes poetic, always accessible and often humorous style, Towards a Theory of Mime conveys complex ideas in a strikingly accessible way. Alexander Iliev has over forty years experience practising and teaching both theatre and anthropology around the world. He is currently Associate Professor at the National Academy in Sofia.

Towards a Theory of Mime

Towards a Theory of Mime

Author: Alexander Iliev Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2014

Towards a Theory of Mime is a genuinely unique book about non-verbal communication and performance. Combining a broad global history of the evolution of human communication with an introduction to the general practice of mime, Alexander Iliev traces a lineage from Marceau and Barrault to his own distinguished practice as performer and teacher. The book moves from a fascinating description of the first principles of gestural language to a stunning sequence of specific exercises in practical training. Written in a sometimes poetic, always accessible and often humorous style, Towards a Theory of Mime conveys complex ideas in a strikingly accessible way. Alexander Iliev has over forty years experience practising and teaching both theatre and anthropology around the world. He is currently Associate Professor at the National Academy in Sofia.

Satyric and Heroic Mimes Attitude as the Way of the Mime in Ritual and Beyond

Satyric and Heroic Mimes Attitude as the Way of the Mime in Ritual and Beyond

Author: Kathryn Wylie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/2014

The origin and essence of the Western mime are examined in the first part of the book. Traceable to the masked roleplaying of Greek theatre, many of the sacred functions of mime in early rituals were carried into later secular performances. The second part looks at pantomime, from the shamans to modern theatrical performers such as Deburau and Marceau.

Mastery of Mimodrame DVD & Workbook

Mastery of Mimodrame DVD & Workbook

Author: Todd Farley, Marilyn Farley Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 05/10/2012

The Decroux Sourcebook

The Decroux Sourcebook

Author: Thomas (Pomona College, California, USA) Leabhart Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/11/2008

The Decroux Sourcebook is the first point of reference for any student of the `hidden master' of twentieth century theatre. This book collates a wealth of key material on Etienne Decroux, including: an English translation of Patrice Pezin's `Imaginary Interview', in which Decroux discusses mime's place in the theatre. previously unpublished articles by Decroux from France's Bibiotheque Nationale. essays from Decroux's fellow innovators Eugenio Barba and Edward Gordon Craig, explaining the synthesis of theory and practice in his work. Etienne Decroux's pioneering work in physical theatre is here richly illustrated not only by a library of source material, but also with a gallery of images following his life, work and influences. The Decroux Sourcebook is an ideal companion to Thomas Leabhart's Etienne Decroux in the Routledge Performance Practitioners series, offering key primary and secondary resources to those conducting research at all levels.

A History of African American Theatre

A History of African American Theatre

Author: Errol G. (Dartmouth College, New Hampshire) Hill, James V. (City University of New York) Hatch Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/12/2005

This is the first definitive history of African-American theatre. The text embraces a wide geography investigating companies from coast to coast as well as the anglophone Caribbean and African-American companies touring Europe, Australia, and Africa. This history represents a catholicity of styles - from African ritual born out of slavery to European forms, from amateur to professional. It covers nearly two and a half centuries of black performance and production with issues of gender, class, and race ever in attendance. The volume encompasses aspects of performance such as minstrel, vaudeville, cabaret acts, musicals and opera. Shows by white playwrights that used black casts, particularly in music and dance, are included, as are productions of western classics and a host of Shakespeare plays. The breadth and vitality of black theatre history, from the individual performance to large-scale company productions, from political nationalism to integration, is conveyed in this volume.

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader

Author: Susan Vaneta Mason Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/04/2005

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader

Author: Susan Vaneta Mason Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2005

The San Francisco Mime Troupe Reader is a long-overdue collection of some of the finest political satires created and produced by the Tony Award-winning company during the last forty years. It is also a history of the company that was the theater of the counterculture movement in the 1960s and that, against all odds, has managed to survive the often hostile economic climate for the arts in the United States. The plays selected are diverse, representing some of the Troupe's finest shows, and the book's illustrations capture some of the Troupe's most memorable moments. These hilarious, edgy, and imaginative scripts are accompanied by insightful commentary by theater historian and critic Susan Vaneta Mason, who has been following the Troupe for more than three decades. The Mime Troupe Reader will engage and entertain a wide range of audiences, not only general readers but also those interested in the history of American social protest, the counterculture of the 1960s-particularly the San Francisco scene-and the evolution of contemporary political theater. It will also appeal to the legions of Troupe fans who return every year to see them stand up against another social or corporate Goliath.