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My dad was a mime and then he had his company and created plays for children and was very successful with it.
I really loved animals when I was little - my friend and I had an imaginary vet's office; we would mime doing surgery on animals. We treated more injuries than illnesses - fixing with a baby bear with a broken leg, removing a tumor. Of course, our surgeries would take about five seconds; that's how good we were.
My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.
If you were going to shoot a mime, would you use a silencer?
Never get a mime talking. He won't stop.
I don't profess to have music as my big wheel and there are a number of other things as important to me apart from music. Theatre and mime, for instance.
What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.
When I was 11 I became a massive fan of The Monkees. We had a so-called 'band' of kids on my street and we'd go along to people's houses and mime to Monkees records.
I used to do puppet theatre and also mime and musical theatre in Florida for competitions and festivals, which was great. I was very much involved in theatre when I was in college.
Everybody uses mime and gesture in real life, though we don't realize it. It's very useful as a performance technique, though it can be boring to watch on its own.
I learned mime back when I was in college, at Ball State University, Indiana. That woke up my body from the neck down and made me realize that acting and communication - portraying a story, event, or emotion - is a full-body experience.
To me, acting is acting... I'd be happy working on a street corner in a mime troupe.
I worked with a mime coach. I did weapons training. I did weight training.
I was a mime. I'm not kidding. I went to Northwestern University and they have a mime company, so we did a lot of training and then a lot of mime shows around Chicago.
Physical expression was my first language: Before I was an actor, I was a dancer, an acrobat, a mime and a street performer.
When I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State after Grinnell, I joined the moribund remnants of the Actor's Workshop, until I saw Kay Hayward and Sandy Archer in the San Francisco Mime Troupe and drove down that day to audition. The rest is history.
I studied and performed and even taught mime years ago.
I always loved to dance and move. I probably should have been a mime or something like that.
I could have become a mime or a juggler, but I became a singer-songwriter instead.
I had a very artistic bohemian childhood. My father was an actor and a mime.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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