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Umbilical Brothers et Marcel Marceau, le mime

October 5th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Mastering mime and sound effects can bring an impressive sense of realism to our improvisations. And for that, I believe a good inspiration would be the Umbilical Brothers, who are truly masters in this category. Enjoy.

I could not end this post without mentionning of course the death of Marcel Marceau. This is a tragedy for the worldwide community of actors and performers. Chrisophe Tournier, in a tribute to him on his blog, pointed out two beautiful videos of him and his work. Many great actors and performers have recently left us. It feels as if they still had so much to teach us…

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6 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Jill Bernard // Oct 5, 2007 at 9:24 am

    Ian! Thanks so much, I have never heard of the Umbilical Brothers before. They’re wonderful!

  • 2 Nicolas // Oct 5, 2007 at 10:30 am

    Enfin de nouveaux post sur improviser.fr ça manquait. ..

  • 3 Ian // Oct 5, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Jill, you are SO welcome!

    Ian

  • 4 Ian // Oct 5, 2007 at 11:40 am

    Nicolas,

    Et oui, c’est vrai que ça manquait. Moi aussi ça me manquait!

    A plus!

    Ian

  • 5 Finpoil // Oct 8, 2007 at 4:29 pm

    Vidéo superbe, en effet.
    Bravo pour ton déménagement réussi, et longue vie à ton blog!

  • 6 Art-Lover // Dec 24, 2013 at 11:58 am

    Marcel Marceau was an incredible mime, here is a famous video performance: The tango dancer!
    http://www.art-days.com/marcel-marceau-tango-dancer/
    Enjoy! :)

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