Movement, Mime & Mask
Movement mime and masks develops the actor’s physical instrument in a series of exercises that promote fluidity, balance and strength, in order to follow physical impulses that are activated by the characters function in telling the story. Instead of pantomime the class explores and creates symbolic meaning of the story through physical emblems. The actor explores his or her own physical awareness and how it shifts from moment to moment by the intrusion of another character, the shadow. The exercises in this class are valuable and can be used in any area of the actor’s training.