About Kiko the Mime
What Critics Said...
What is Mime?
Other Deaf Mimes
Other Famous Mimes
Who's Who in the World of Mime
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Who's Who in the World of Mime
- Plexus Mime Theatre
- Formed in 1979 by Robert Morse, Jyl Hewston, and Joe Mori.
The company draws on a rich history of stylized theatrical forms.
The ancient magic of masks, dance, and mime, and the zany
charm of Commedia dell' Arte, the circus, and Vaudeville are
all incorporated in the creation of the performance.
- Mime company from Kansas City, Missouri. Members: Don Bucks, Susie Gardner,
Tom Nelms, David Naster, Steve Harris, Mike Trautman, Cindy Piedimonte, and
Tammy Stone. Steve Harris founded Mimewock.
- E. Reid Gilbert
- Founder of the Valley Studio, Wisconsin Mime Theatre, and Administrator of
International Mimes and Pantomimists, Spring Green Wisconsin.
- Jean Asselin
- Since 1965, Jean Asselin has been involved in mime and theatre in Montreal,
London, Prague and Paris. He spent five years studying and working with
Etienne Decroux, and assisted the master in his dramatic research and creation.
He is co-founder and artistic director of the troupe Omnibus and l'Ecole de mime
corporel de Montreal.
- James Donlon
- International renowned mime; founded the Menagerie Mime
Theatre, as well as Proteus Mime Theatre, both based on the
- Leonard Pitt
- Teaches mime and mask in Berkeley, CA; former assistant to Etienne Decroux.
- The Enchanted Family
- Bonnie founded the company; based in Tampa Bay area;
- Bob Berky
- Bob is Artistic Director of the Mimeworkshop, a regional
theatre and school in Rochestor, New York.
- Jude Parry performed one year with the DUMB BELLES:
unique two-woman mime combination. Solo mime work includes:
"The Seven Ages of Woman"--a one-woman show premiered at
the Albert Hall for the Nottingham Womens Festival, February 1982.
She co-founded The Gold Coast Mime Company with Kiko.
- Gert Pedersen
- A mime from Denmark. Toured with the National Theatre of
the Deaf (though, he himself is not deaf). Joined the Gold
Coast Mime Company for a few years in the mid 1980's. He
went back to Denmark after that.
- The mime trio of The Art School established in 1976. Based
in North Carolina.
- The Wonder Company
- Joe Jeff and Nancy Lynner formed the duo, The Wonder
- Desmond Jones
- One of Britain's leading authorities on the art of mime
and the analysis of movement, Desmond Jones is also a teacher
and performer of international reuputation.
- Don McLeod
- Formed the first progressive rock group to feature a mime in 1971.
called "Don McLeod's Mime & Music Machine" touring
with Fleetwood Mac and Deep Purple. Became the famous
American Tourister Gorilla in the TV ads and have since been called
America's Foremost animal actor by People Mag & Entertainment Weekly.
- Daniel Stein
- Teaches mime at the Dell'Arte School and was a student of Decroux.
- Tom Leabhart
- Teaches mime at Pomona College and edits the mime journal
- Kari Margolis
- Artistic Director of The Margolis-Brown Adaptors in Minneapolis;
President of the National Movement Theatre Association.
- Sigfrido Aguilar
- Perform mime globally and teaches mime in Mexico.
- Denise Stoklos
- A Brazilian mime creating a new style of theater,which
she calls THE ESSENTIAL THEATER. It is based on the elements of the actor (body, voice and intuition) and on the sacred notions of theater. It also only speaks of the essential (therefore the name, plus the lack of props, etc). She studied at the DESMOND SCHOOL OF MIME for a while.
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