Unformatted text preview: For the most part, mimes do not use any words while acting; they never speak. They use their body motions to act out what they are trying to say or how they are feeling. Many mimes paint their faces white and draw designs with black on their faces so it is easier to distinguish emotions through facial expressions. Unlike in miming, in Boal’s types of theaters, it is acceptable for the actors to speak instead of just acting out their emotions. Theater of the oppressed is very political. The actors use their skits to address politic, controversial issues. “This method uses theatre as means of knowledge and transformation of the interior reality in the social and relational field.” (2). Conclusion http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mime_artist 2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theatre_of_the_Oppressed...
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- Spring '07
- Theatre, Method acting, Boal, Kolasinski IAH 241D