Mime and Pantomime in the Twentieth Century: History, Theory, and Techniques

Author: Campbell, Lou
Year:2008
Pages:220
ISBN:0-7734-5025-4
978-0-7734-5025-7
Price:199.95
Never before have the words of professionals performing in the field been collected and compiled into a work that so authoritatively defines, qualifies, and amplifies the art form. This book contains ten color photographs and twenty black and white photographs.

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“When I thought of Lou I knew he was the one, probably the only one, who had this living connection to the time and the vast majority of the players. He is the one perfect choice to write the history. I thank him.” – Prof. Jewel Walker, University of Delaware

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
1. Diversity in Mime Terminology
2. Major Influences and Solo Performers
3. Dimitri – His Philosophy and His School
4. Specialty Acts
5. An Exploratory Glossary of Terms
6. Forms of Mime
7. Commedia dell’Arte Overview
Bibliography
Index