Art of Mime
                              by Janet Carafa 
 

 

      Mime , Physical Theater ,  Pantomime,  Choreography , Theatrical Mime , Movement Theater 
Contact:   mimeone@aol.com      ph:   917-747-6292       

 
 

 

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Welcome to my bio page.  

I would like to share some of the wonderful experiences I have had performing as a
mime artist along with the amazing people that I have spent time with exploring the Art of Mime.

 

                                                                            I am very fortunate to have been taught and  directed by
                                                                  Marcel Marceau. 

  
             Marcel Marceau was not only world renowned but such a giving teacher and director with endless energy and passion for the art form.  
             He so generously offered his mastery; expressing shifts of emotion and character, quality of movement and a flying spirit
                                             that touches hearts and embraced the world audience.   He is missed dearly.

                                            CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO - MARCEL MARCEAU DIRECTS JANET CARAFA


                     Marcel Marceau directs mime         Marcel  Marceau teaches             

                                      

 

                                                                             My foremost director and performance experience has been with

                                    Paul J. Curtis, Director of The American Mime Theatre

My ongoing studies at The American Mime Theatre developed into ten years as a lead female company member.  The performance pieces we
perform are visually spectacular theatrical experiences that touch the audience.  Paul Curtis has created a new art form, known as American Mime,
and a unique teaching methodology.  The American Mime Theatre is a Company and a School, founded in 1952, making it the longest running
 Mime theatre in the world.
  Visit their website for more detailed information:            www.americanmime.org  

                                                                Performances with The American Mime Theatre include:

                                                                         

                                                                                                 
 
                                               
        Janet and Paul Curtis in "SIX"                                            Janet and  TAMT Company in  "SLUDGE"


 
                                     
                                Janet and Katsunori Abe in   "THE LOVERS"                               Janet and Dale Fuller in    "SLUDGE"

 

BACK STAGE REVIEW

Dance Diary
By Jennie Schulman

The American Mime Theatre offered a performance at the Donnell Library Center Auditorium on Oct. 8. The company was founded in 1952 by Paul J. Curtis and has been under his direction since.
A delightful duo "Music Box," performed by Janet Carafa and Mario Brufau, opened the program. Two figures emerge from a crouched position, rising in the sharp, jerky movements of puppets. Circling in mincing steps, they soon begin to indicate characteristic human behavior -- kissing, turning away from each other, and getting into a wrangle. But before they can wreak havoc they stop suddenly, as if their inner mechanisms had run out, and revert to their original crouching position. The two mimes seemed to enjoy their antics immensely. So did the onlookers.

 

 

 

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