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Come dive into your creative state!
The American Mime Intensive is an introduction to the beautiful expressive art form "American Mime". It offers the rare opportunity to immerse yourself into the "American Mime Study Process". The study process offers you the techniques to be in touch with your inner self, then to establish a base between you and the others and, individually and collectively, to achieve a base with the audience. In other words, the study process experience gives you direct access to your inner voice and your ability to express your message to others in a way that is felt deeply.
The American Mime Intensive is perfect for Actors, Dancers, Movers, and Performers. It is open to all who want to step into their creative state, express their message and make a change in the world. The study process, if applied correctly, is guaranteed to produce independent artists capable of creating and growing in any professional arena. It gives you techniques to develop and sustain your creative life.
The American Mime Theatre is an acting school and performance company based in NYC, founded in 1952 by Paul J.Curtis (August 29, 1927– April 28, 2012). It remains the oldest continually functioning Mime Theatre in the world acclaimed world wide. Paul J Curtis said, "American Mime is a complete theatre medium defined by its own aesthetic laws, terminology, techniques, script material and teaching methods. Basically, it is a medium for non-speaking actors who perform, in characterization, the symbolic activities of American Mime plays through movement that is both telling and beautiful."
International Performing Artist, Yoga Instructor, Author and American Mime Teacher, Janet Carafa, will be leading this course intensive. She has dedicated her life to harness communication and creative expression through the physical form. Student of the two brillant and timeless minds, Marcel Marceau and American Mime's founding Director Paul J. Curtis, Ms. Carafa will guide you to access and explore your artistic nature.