ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Program Description -
As the students enter the classroom, Chaplin paces back and forth while he admonishes the students to be quiet, as the real Charlie Chaplin would have done to his cast and crew. Then, with Chaplin as director, a scene from a Chaplin film, Immigrant (a copy of which is available through the Houston Public Library).
Program Objectives -
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Mick Corley is the Director
of Texas Mime Theatre and has performed mime for many Houston arts
organizations, including The Houston Symphony, Houston Grand Opera, Stages
Repertory Theatre and Cimarron Winds. Featured mime roles have
included the title role in Texas Chamber Orchestra's production of
The Soldier's Tale, and he participated in the world premiere of
Philip Glass' The Panther with Houston Opera Studio.
At the University of Houston, Mick studied mime with Claude Caux as well as
acting with Cecil Pickett and Sidney Berger. He also has training in
gymnastics, fencing, juggling and stage combat.