The mime book (An Umbrella book)

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The great French mime performer, Claude Kipnis, reveals the mechanisms and techniques of mime in an easy-to-understand translation. This theatre book is not a theoretical "art of" book, but a functional "how to" and "why to" instructional guide. Individual exercises are included together with detailed coverage of body movements, the illusion, and how to create a world. We know of no other book that so comprehensively explains how the functions of mime are achieved. Certainly a basic text for any aspiring mime.

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Claude Kipnis studied under the legendary Marcel Marceau for three years before starting his own troupe in Israel. He founded and managed the Claude Kipnis Mime School of New York to national acclaim, and remains one of the most influential mimes to date.

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"[His pieces] carry messages and metaphors that are both timeless and incisive." --Anna Kisselgoff, The New York Times

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