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Vaudevisual interview – “The Department of Fools”

[Translate] THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOLS I have always had a respect for the traditional theater style “Commedia dell Arte”. From photographing Carlo Mazzone-Clementi in 1982, ‘The Metaphysical Mask Improv’ workshop taught by Mask Arts Company in 2011,  interviewing Christopher Bayes in 2013 Read the full article…

IN/SIGHTS – Carlo Mazzone Clementi – Commedia

[Translate] Carlo Mazzone Clementi From Wikipedia. Carlo Mazzone-Clementi (12 December 1920 – 5 November 2000) was a performer and founder of two schools of commedia, mime and physical theater as well as a contemporary and colleague of leaders of modern Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Carlos Garcia Estevez – ‘Manifesto Poetico’

[Translate] Carlos Garcia Estevez – Manifesto Poetico  Carlos is an international stage director, actor and theatre researcher. For 20 years he has been traveling the world to develop and explore new theatrical languages, influenced by the study of human movement Read the full article…

2016 NY Clown Theater Festival – “Clown Cabaret” – Sept 8, 2016

[Translate] 2016 NY CLOWN THEATER FESTIVAL September 2 through 18th, 2016 at The Brick Theater “CLOWN CABARET” Hosted by ‘Fantasy Grandma’. Fantasy Grandma did a terrific job of hosting the evening’s performances. Rap song and psychedelic jello! Mission: Implausible (Logic Limited Ltd) Read the full article…

1974 International Mime Festival in LaCrosse, Wisconsin

[Translate]                 Dimitri from Switzerland; Menagerie Mime Theatre from San Francisco; Mamako from Tokyo; Noel Parenti from San Francisco; Peter Franklin-White with members of the Elmhurst Ballet School from Surrey, England; Ladislav Fialka and Read the full article…

The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Le Centre du Silence Workbook” by Samuel Avital

February 21, 2016 // Book Shelf, Bouffon, Mask, Mime // No Comments

[Translate] Originally published in 1975, this book was a cornerstone for many students of mime in the 1970’s. Written by Samuel Avital, a student of Etienne Decroux, Marcel Marceau, Jean Louis Barrault and Maximilien Decroux. Battered cover since I have Read the full article…

‘Silent Fantasies’ – A Clown show with Mark Stolzenberg and Vivian Belmont

[Translate] This is a flyer created for the clown show “Silent Fantasies”. Created and performed by Mark Stolzenberg and Vivian Belmont. The show had a good promo. Vivian Belmont billed herself as “a mime from France” and Mark Stolzenberg billed Read the full article…

NYC Weekend Workshop with Margolis Method – Dec 12th -13th.

[Translate] Kari Margolis has been teaching and performing for numerous years and having photographed 2 of the Adaptor’s theater piece I can testify she is ‘brilliant’. She rarely teaches in NYC, so this is a great opportunity to study with Read the full article…

Jeff McBride – Magician

[Translate] Jeff McBride – New York City I was a regular at Jackie Flosso’s magic shop on 34th Street. My friend Jeff Sheridan, conjurer introduced me to the magic community. I use to perform as a mime artist and could relate to Read the full article…

Visiting Paul J. Curtis at The American Mime Theatre

[Translate] For many years I attended the American Mime Theatre. It was located at 192 Second Avenue when I first began classes and subsequently moved to another location on Bond St later. I was working at the time in a Read the full article…