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Mime Workshop with Dan Griffiths (Portland)
Fri, April 14, 2017, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM PDT
The Mime class is intended for performers who have some experience in theatre and performance and wish to now sharpen and widen their physical vocubulary. Each participant will exit this class with an understanding of dynamic visual rhythm and an increased ability to show thought and emotion in the body. We will explore the mimetic techniques of French and Polish Mime masters. Students will also explore mimetic writing formats and create new Mime pieces.Through instruction and feedback, you will develop an understanding of Corporeal and Illusionary Mime, Physical Comedy and Dramatic Tension. Each class will begin with a physical conditioning warmup necessary for the work. Workshop will be held at Performance Works Northwest.
Friday 1:30-4:30 pm There will be a 15 minute break. Cost $50