Teachers of  Mime and Gesture's arts


Cie A Fleur de Peau (Denise Namura et Michael Bugdahn) – Paris

Denise Namura is Brazilian and Michael Bugdahn from Germany. Choreographers and performers, they found their dance-theatre company in 1988. Till now they created about fourty shows for « à fleur de peau » and other companies such as the Ballet National de São Paulo, la Cia. Portuguesa de Bailado Contemporâneoet le Bernballett.These shows have been performed at several renowned festivals in about twenty countries. Their work received several awards. Some important partners (coproduction and sponsorships) were Cie. Maguy Marin, the Maison de la Danse de Lyon, the Fondation BNP Paribas, ADAMI, ONDA et the CND.The two choreographers consider teaching as an essential aspect of their research and art.
Themes: omposition - Story writing / dramaturgy of the physical actor / Movement musicality and theatricality/Supported - Manipulation/ relationship between texte and mouvement/ dialogue between mime and danse
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Tél : 06 03 22 20 60
Site : http://danse-afleurdepeau.blogspot.com

 

Florencia Avila - Paris

Artistic director of the Compagnie Les Elephants Roses, and co-director of the Mimesis Festival, she was formed by the mime Marcel Marceau in Paris. Graduate of a thesis in psychology at the Universidad Nacional de Cordoba (Argentine) and a degree in Performing Arts at the Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III), she develops a specific pedagogy focused on creation. She teaches at Charles Dullin School and in theaters, companies and universities in France and abroad.
Themes: Mime - Pantomime - Mimodrama / Burlesque in gestural theater / The specific way of playing at the Silent Cinema Movie.
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Tel: 06 70 34 19 79
Website: www.florenciavila.com

 


Ivan Bacciocchi - Paris

As a student at l’Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique of Etienne Decroux, founding father of modern mime, he was invited by the master himself to his research projects as his assistant. During his 8 years with the Theatre de L’Ange Fou, the school/company directed by Steve Wasson and Corinne Soum, he participated in the training of students and in the performance and direction of many different productions. He has subsequently taught at different mime schools, including 10 years at l’Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame de Marcel Marceau. In 1988, he opened his own company which would become l’Atelier de Belleville, Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique, Centre for Training and Creation, where he assumed the pedagogical and artistic direction. As Master of Dramatic Corporeal Mime, Ivan has also taught at l’Université Paris 8, l’Ecole du Samovar, Studio Magenta, l’Ecole National de Cirque de Chaterllerault, the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Cambrai,
Themes: The fundamentals of the body and the dramatic movement / Improvisation - Composition - Story writing / dramaturgy of the physical actor / Movement musicality and theatricality/ relationship with objects and materials.
Contacts
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Tél : 09 51 55 08 16
Site : www.mimecorporel.com

Vini Carvalho- Paris

Vini is the artistic director of the Cie Fool’s Cap Theatre, he works internationally as a physical actor, body mime, theater director and teacher of movement for theatre. He studied physical theatre at the University of Campinas, before specializing in Corporal Mime at the International School of Corporeal Mime, London (2010-2014). Over the past ten years, he has presented his work in Europe, the United States, Brazil and India. He has worked with: Théâtre de l'Ange Fou; Action Transport Theatre; Les Foules; Alice K; Zerozero; Roberto Mallet; University of Essex East 15 Acting School; Physical Fest Liverpool; Pas de Dieux; The Drama School Mumbai.
Themes: The fundamentals of the body and the dramatic movement / Improvisation - Composition - Story writing / dramaturgy of the physical actor / Movement musicality and theatricality/ states of emotional thougts.
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Tél : 07 54 47 78 59
Site : http://www.foolscaptheatre.com/

 

Agnès Delachair – Paris

Actress, graduate in mime corporal, she teaches in schools and conservatories in Paris and Barcelona. For the cinema, she is the main character of several films " Ne nous soumets pas à la tentation" de C.Carron or "Le Chalet" de C.B.Resnais, and soon " Les histoires d'amour de Liv S". She co-founded the company La Troisième Génération.
Themes : Mime corporel / Decroux/ states of emotional thougts / Improvisation - Composition - body dramaturgy of the actor
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Tél : 06 73 73 13 79
Site : agnesdelachair.com

 

Catherine Dubois - Paris

Director – Gestural Actress- Practitioner Feldenkrais – Co/Leads Inex- Company with François Pilon. Writes and directs the Company’s creations in sign and clown theatre: Vulcano in C'est moi qui décide ( 2010) Tumultes (2014) and L'Ôtre Belle (2016), a show in which she is also a performer. Is an associate director on outdoor projects, in sign theatre, circus and creations young audience (recently Marche ou rêve/Cie Lunatic). Since 1996, teaches gestural theatre in Samovar (Bagnolet), school for professional clowns. Speaks at the Institut d'Études Théâtrales de la Sorbonne Nouvelle and at the École Blanche Salant in Paris. She was a student and actress for twelve years with the Cie du Théâtre du Mouvement, directed by C. Heggen and Y. Marc.

Themes: The fundamentals of dramatic body and movement/ Musicality of movement and theatricality/Supported - Manipulation
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Site : www.inextenso93.net/

 

Sergi Emiliano - Paris

Actor, director and pedagogue, graduate from the National Superior Conservatory of Dramatic Art of Barcelona, he holds also a Master 2 in Theater Studies in Sorbonne Nouvelle. With a long experience as a professor in body techniques of acting in Atelier International de Blanche Salant & Paul Weaver (Paris) he also give training in different structures. He is the co-founder of the company La Troisième Génération with whom he has created, directed and performed several gestual theater shows.
Themes : Fundamentals of the dramatic movement / Improvisation - composition - writing - body dramaturgy of the actor / Musicality of the movement / Support -portés – manipulation / states of emotional thougts
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Tél : 06.33.96.01.08


Fabio Ezechiele Sforzini - Saint Martin Laguepie (81)

Versatile performance artist, Director of chantiers de recherche en Alchimie Corps-Texte since 2004 and co-director of the Théâtre Total Project learning platform and, since 2009, artistic co-director (with Sofie Sforzini) of the Théâtre des grands Chemins.
Following a debut in street theatre, he went on to train in the field of decrousien corporel mime on a journey that took him from the Commedia dell'Arte to the contemporary theatre of Ferruccio Soleri to the Odin Teatret.
His acting repertoire includes a large and diverse range of classical, contemporary, gesture, mime and Commedia dell'Arte theatre performances. For more information about acting and production work visit fabioezechielesforzini.blogspot.
Thématiques : States of Mind-States of body / relationship between text and mouvement
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Tél : 06 51 41 59 54
Site : http://fabioezechielesforzini.blogspot.fr/

 


Cie Mangano-Massip (Sara Mangano et Pierre-Yves Massip) - Paris

From 2010 theirs shows have been toured around the world: London Mime Festival ,French May festival Hong Kong, Festival Mimos de Périgueux, Festival croisement Pekin, Woman stage festival Israël, Teatro del Lago Chili….and Singapour, Porto Rico, Iran, Kossovo, Italie, Espagne, Suisse, Angleterre, Montenegro. They are also concerned about pedagogy and they teach frequently in theater school and univesristy around the world. Sara and Pierre-Yves are in the vanguard of activity for the renewal of mime through different initiatives in France, such as Festival Mimesis.
Themes : Fundamentals of the dramatic movement / Improvisation - composition - writing - body dramaturgy of the actor / Musicality of the movement / Support -portés – manipulation / states of emotional thougts / Work with the objects, materials and puppets / Masks.
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Tel: 06 03 24 55 75
Site : www.compagniemanganomassip.com

 

Esther Mollo - Lille

Trained in theatre, mime and dance, she founded Théâtre Diagonale. She holds a BA in Art Dance Performance and her published work is about the “augmented performing actor ‘. In 2013 she was invited as Visiting Artist at MassArt (Boston-USA) The human body is at the center of Esther’s creations. As of 2009 she started working with JB Droulers on the relations between the body and new technologies. This collaboration brought various productions among which Mary’s baby.
Themes : Corporeal mime / Improvisation / Composition and writing/ Dramaturgy of physical acting /Musicality of the movement and theatricality / The body and new technologies (with Jean Baptiste Droulers or David Ayoun)
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Tel : + 33 683453766
Site : www.thratrediagonale.com

 

 

Elena Serra - Paris

Pedagogue, performer and director teaching in a lot of professional Acting schools.
AIDAS/ Acting international / Ecole Paolo Grassi et Nico Pepe / INM / Atelier Teatro Fisico...
She also gives Master Classes all around the world.
Trained in Dramatic Art and Dance, she graduated from the International Mimodrama school of Marcel Marceau in 1988 where she teaches, become his official assistant and play in all the shows of his Company from 1992 to 2005.
This multidisciplinary training, Theater, Mime, Dance, Clown, specialised her in a Pedagogy focused on the Body; true dramaric instrument.
Themes: The fundamentals of the body and the dramatic movement / Mime- Pantomime - Mimodrama / Burlesque and slapstick in gestual theatre / Improvisation - Composition - Story writing / dramaturgy of the physical actor / Movement musicality and theatricality / Specific acting in the Silent movies.
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Tel: +33 6 62 42 23 52

 

Nathalie Stadelmann - Paris

It was as a member of the artistic group Houdini in Lucerne, Switzerland, which engaged in short films and happenings, that Nathalie had her first experiences in the theatre.In 1993 she was accepted into the School of Fine Arts, Lucerne. After a spell at Scuola Teatro Dimitri, she trained for three years at l’Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame Marcel Marceau in accompaniment with studies in Theatre at the Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III.Since 1996 she has taught in institutions in Paris, and since 2001 has assisted Ivan Bacciocchi in the pedagogical programme of l’Ecole internationale de Mime Corporel Dramatique. In 2007, she received her Master’s degree in Cultural Management. Currently, she splits her professional activity between cultural management, and teaching Corporeal Mime.
Themes: The fundamentals of the body and the dramatic movement / Improvisation - Composition - Story writing / dramaturgy of the physical actor / Movement musicality and theatricality/ relationship with objects and materials.
Contacts
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Tél : 09 51 55 08 16
Site : www.mimecorporel.com


Luis Torreao - Paris

Of dual nationality, French and Brazilian, he directs the Hippocampe Company and its training center in Contemporary Mime. He obtained the DE – Diplôme d'Etat d'enseignement du théâtre and the Master 2 – recherche – in theatre studies at the Sorbonne Nouvelle. Trained at Mime Corporel in Paris and in the United States with Thomas Leabhart, former assistant to Etienne Decroux. He created: Les Collectionneurs, La chambre de Camille, Labyrinthe 1, Of Men and Women and Traçado, among others.
Themes: The fundamentals of the body and dramatic movement / Body Mime/ Improvisation - Composition - Writing - Dramaturgy of the body actor/ Musicality of the Movement and theatricality.
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Tél : 06 81 59 80 05
Site : www.mime-corporel-theatre.com