Seattle Mimes: Video (raw) sample, how to mime like a professional – Basics

Seattle Mimes: How to Mime with Beau Chevassus

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What is miming?
Miming is the art of making the invisible visible.
Pantomime itself has been around for 1,000s of years (dating back to ancient Greek theatre), however modern mime as popularized by Marcel Marceau is traditionally silent.

There are many traditions built into this art form, from the makeup and costume to the “rule” of not speaking.

Fun fact: Traditionally modern mime is only allowed one prop. A chair.
And the only thing the mime can do with that chair is sit in it. (I.e. he cannot pick it up and turn it into a flamethrower)



We are Beyond the Glass Box Mimes--a professional mime duo based in Seattle Washington. We are committed to performing original and mesmerizing theatre sketches; the nature of our pieces range from hilariously obvious to quietly thought provoking. Beyond the Glass Box.