Mime



Study and use of gesture and movement to create character, mood, emotions, and actions without sound.

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Members specializing in Mime:

alexis black

alexisblack@me.comwww.alexisblack.net

Jean Callovini-Barbour

mimestar@verizon.netwww.americanmime.org

Annette Thornton

thorn1a@cmich.edu

Bill Bowers

Bill@Bill-Bowers.comwww.bill-bowers.com

Bob Feldman

mail@bobfeldman.netwww.bobfeldman.net

Beth Johnson

yoga.cndga@gmail.com

Colum Morgan

cpmorgan1@gmail.com

Cara Rawlings

crawlings@vt.edu

Cynthia Kneen

cynthiakneen@gmail.comwww.cynthiakneen.com

David Barker

davidbarker@asu.eduwww.davidbarker.org

Dody DiSanto

dodydisanto@gmail.comwww.thisisthecenter.com

Denise Rinehart

deniserinehart@gmail.comwww.theatreamoeba.org
https://www.facebook.com/CJUTheatre

David Gaines

david_gaines@hotmail.comwww.davidgainesperformance.com
www.7x1samurai.com

David Reed

davidandreed@yahoo.comdavidreed-director.com

Drew Richardson

drew@dramaticfool.comhttp://www.DramaticFool.com
http://www.ThinkFoolishly.com

Davis Robinson

drobinso@bowdoin.eduwww.beaujest.com
www.bowdoin.edu

Erin Schlabach

erinschlabach@gmail.com

Erick Wolfe

erick@erickwolfe.comwww.erickwolfe.com

Greg Webster

gregory.webster@uconn.edu

Lisa Fay and Jeff Glassman Duo

jeffglassman0@gmail.comwww.lisafayandjeffglassmanduo.org

Jennifer Graham

jgraham@emich.edu

Jeffrey Lambdin

woole@mindspring.comwww.jefthemime.com
tomjefmime.com

Jeff MIlls

jmproboscis@gmail.comwww.jmproboscis.com

Jeanine Thompson

thompson.105@osu.edu

Kevin Inouye

kevin@kevininouye.comwww.kevininouye.com
www.fightdesigner.com

Kari Margolis

Margolismethod@mac.comwww.margolismethod.org
www.mb-adaptors.org

Lisa Fay

lisafay@fastmail.fmwww.lisafayandjeffglassmanduo.org

Margaret Boersma

mboersma@rogers.comwww.margaretboersma.com

Mark Hardiman

mark@mhardiman.com

Michael Mueller

mjmueller3@gmail.comwww.mjmueller3.com

Matthew R. Wilson

WilsonMatthewR@gmail.commatthewrwilson.com
factionoffools.org

Eleni Papaleonardos

elenipapaleonardos@gmail.comwww.avltheatre.com

Slade Billew

billewbs@sfasu.edu

Sheila Kerrigan

kerrigan@mindspring.comwww.mimewhotalks.com
www.centerforartsintegration.org

Tamala Bakkensen

tamalabakkensen@gmail.com

Jeremiah Black

wellingtonblack@hotmail.com35 Westfield Drive

Yo-El Cassell

ycassell@bu.edu

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Bibliography for Mime

Print Sources
  • Alberts, David. Talking About Mime: An Illustrated Guide. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1994. 0-435-08641-3
  • Argelander, Ronald. “Scott Burton’s Behavior Tableaux (1970-72,” The Drama Review, Vol. 17, no. 3, 1973: 109-113.
  • Avital, Samuel. Mime and Beyond: The Silent Outcry. Studio City, CA: Players Press, Inc., 1985. 0-934252-10-6
  • Baker, George P. Dramatic Technique. New York: Da Capo Press, 1976. Reprint of 1919 edition with added introduction by Harold Clurman. Contains discussion on silent action.
  • Bu, Peter, ed. Paroles sur les theatres du geste. Paris: Theatre du Geste, 1985. Round table. Essays by several members of movement theatre and mime.
  • “Dance/Movement Issue,” The Drama Review, 24(December 1980). Includes Veltrusky article, articles on Wigman, Enters, mime festivals.
  • Davis, Martha. Towards Understanding the Intrinsic in Body Movement. Salem, NH: Ayer Co. Publishers, 1975. Body language touching on many fields, including drama, dance and mime.
  • Davis, R. G. “Method in Mime,” Tulane Drama Review, 6(June 1962). Also in Players Magazine, Oct-Nov. 1972.
  • Eastman, Gilbert C. From Mime to Sign. Terrance J., 1989. ISBN 0932666345
  • Engle, Donald G. “Lang’s Discourse on Stage Movement,” Educational Theatre Journal, 22(May 1970). The directing and teaching of Franz Lang (1654-1725).
  • Enters, Angna. “The Dance and Pantomime: Mimesis and Image,” in The Dance Has Many Faces, Walter Sorrell, ed. New York: Columbia University Press, 1966.
  • ________. On Mime. Middleton, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1965. Log of 20 sessions teaching actors; description of her work.
  • Feder, Happy Jack. Mime Time: 45 Complete Routines for Everyone. Colorado Springs, CO: Meriwether Publishing, n. d. 0-916260-73-9
  • Fleshman, Bob, ed. Theatrical Movement: A Bibliographical Anthology. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1986. Articles on movement training, body language, mime, notation.
  • Goldovsky, Boris. Bringing Opera to Life. New York: Appleton, Century, Crofts, 1968. Brief discussions on motivating movements for opera singers; chapter on operatic pantomimes detailing pantomimic sequences.
  • Kipnis, Claude. The Mime Book. Colorado Spring, CO: Meriwether Publishing, 1974. 0-916260-55-0 Step-by-step introduction to illusion mime.
  • Lawson, Joan. Mime: Theory and Practice of Expressive Gestures. Brooklyn: Dance Horizons, 1973. Dictionary from the classical ballet.
  • Lecoq, Jacques. Le Theatre du geste, mimes et acteurs. Paris: Bordas, 1987. Articles by Lecoq and many others on gestural theatre.
  • ________. “Mime, Movement, Theatre,” Yale/Theatre, IV(Winter 1973). Lecoq’s approach to training the body for the stage.
  • Loeschke, Maravene Sheppard. All About Mime. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1982. 0-13-022855-9
  • Lust, Annette. “On the Meaning of Mime ad Pantomime,” in Theatrical Movement: A Bibliographical Anthology, Bob Fleshman, ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1986.
  • MacMullan, Frank. “Pantomime in the Training of a Director,” Players Magazine, 39(January 1963).
  • Mandel, Dorothy. Uncommon Eloquence. Denver: Arden Press, 1986. Biography of Angna Enters; after her performing years she taught movement for actors. Also see Ginnine Cocuzza’s dissertation from NYU.
  • Mehl, Dieter. The Elizabethan Dumb Show. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1966. Pantomime and intermezzi in Elizabethan plays.
  • Niedzialkowski, Stefan. Beyond the Word: The World of Mime. MI: Momentum Books Ltd., 1993. ISBN 1879094231 Discussion of breath, energy, isolations, impulse and slow motion.
  • Pardoe, T. Earl. Pantomimes for Stage and Study. New York: Appleton, 1931.
  • Pepler, Hilary C. C. Mimes, Sacred and Profane. London: Samuel French, 1932.
  • Perugini, Mark. Mime. London: The Dancing Times, 1957. Pantomime in the dance.
  • Pickersgill, Mary G. “Stage Movement and Mime,” Theatre and Stage, Vol. 2. London: Pitman, 1951.
  • Rice, Elmer. Three Plays Without Words. New York: Samuel French, 1925 and 1934. One can take out the adjectives and adverbs for some more extensive exploration of silence.
  • Rockwood, Jerome. The Craftsmen of Dionysus. Glenview, IL: Scott Foresman, 1966.
  • Rolfe, Bari. “The Actor’s World of Silence,” Quarterly Journal of Speech. LV(March 1972): 394-400.
  • ________. Mime Directory/Bibliography: International Mimes and Pantomimists. 1978. Includes books, articles, films: indexed.
  • ________. “The Mime of Jacques Lecoq,” The Drama Review, 16(March 1972): 34-38.
  • ________. Mimes on Miming: Writings on the Art of Mime. Los Angeles: Panjandrum Books, 1980. Anthology on mime; includes essays relevant to actors, dancers, cinema.
  • Rose, Mark V. The Actor and His Double: Mime and Movements for the Theatre of Cruelty. Chicago: Actor Training Research Institute Press, 1986. Pulls together Artaud’s concepts of gesture and movement and discusses techniques for creating them.
  • Rudlin, John. Jacques Copeau. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1986. Includes description of his school’s movement training.
  • Sayre, Gwenda. Creating Mime. London: Herbert Jenkins, 1959.
  • Shepard, Richmond. Mime: The Technique of Silence. New York: Drama Book Specialists, 1971. A set of lessons based on corporeal mime style.
  • Soifer, Margaret K. With Puppets, Mimes and Shadows. New York: Furrow Press, 1936.
  • Stolzenberg, Mark. Exploring Mime. New York: Sterling Publishing Co., 1979. 0- 80669-7738-8
  • Walker, Kathrine Sorley. Eyes on Mime. New York: John Day, 1969. Mime in the ballet.
Audio/Visual Sources
  • Montanaro, Tony. Mime Spoken Here. Vols. 1 & 2. Videotapes of mime exercises available by writing Box 1054, Portland, ME 04104
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