Intro to Living Statue & Mime

Intro to Living Statue & Mime

Led by Frans Vogels, World Champion Living Statues


Led by Frans Vogels, World Champion Living Statues 2017

Mime is a non-verbal storytelling tradition which is a beautiful artform in its pure form but can also be applied to other physical theatre practices.

Frans incorporates mime into his living statues as he believes living statues should always have a strong theatrical premise to come to life and something to 'say' when they do.  

In this fun 'taster' workshop you will learn some basic mime 'vocabulary' and physical storytelling techniques, and how these skills can apply to the art of living statues. A brief history, the different types of living statues and 'what makes a good living statue' will be included. 

This introductory workshop will also be a prerequisite for a 4 week Living Statue for Emerging Performers course in March (by application & free for selected participants).

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What you will learn

  • mime and living statue skills

What you will get

  • expert tuition by experienced teachers

What to bring

  • Just yourself

What to wear

Whatever you like

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Vulcana Circus

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Here at Vulcana Women’s Circus, we run workshops for adults and kids and teens, and we develop community projects with all kinds of different communities, the focus always being on creativity and empowerment through circus. You can book us for gigs, workshops or hire our space at the Stores Studio, Brisbane Powerhouse.

Vulcana’s circus workshop and performance projects engage a broad range of community participants and work in partnership with arts and community organisations to create opportunities for cultural expression and community development. In a safe, playful space we encourage participants to be themselves with joy and push the boundaries of what is achievable as one or in a group.

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