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Desmond Jones Mime Workshop, Day 1


Well, I decided to take a mime course with the legendary Desmond Jones, who used to train with Keith Johnstone. I go to Chicago in just over a week and this is part of me getting the most out of my trip. I will be doing an intense amount of improv training while I am out there, and good space work (the ability to mime imaginary objects convincingly) will make a huge difference to my improv progression. That’s the theory.

Over the next few days I will write about the course and post my detailed notes up – information for performers and instructors, but possibly a little dry for others! I will write up the experiential version of the course at some point soon.

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