Tag Archives: London International Mime Festival 2017

Under a Magnifying Glass

January 29th, 2017 by

 Donald Hutera meets Euripides Laskaridis, the Greek artist responsible for the ripe and remarkable solo show Relic, which receives its UK premiere at the London International Mime Festival 2017 Relic, as the gifted Greek theatre-maker Euripides Laskaridis explains, ‘is a word that comes from the Latin “relinquere,” which means “whatever is left behind.” It’s something […]

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Sacekripa: Marée Basse

January 27th, 2017 by

Marée basse – low tide. Downtime. The waiting time. On stage, there’s a house, or at least, a kind of shack. Inside its wooden boundaries, a kitchen table, a couple of chairs, a small enamel cooker, tin pots and pans, a TV.  As we enter the auditorium, a nasty waspish synth line repeats and repeats […]

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Compagnie MPTA / Mathurin Bolze: Barons Perchés

January 12th, 2017 by

An elaborate construction of scaffolding and timber, an open-fronted house, sits on a high stage in the centre of the performance space. Lights dim, other low-lights glow. The house seems to have a life of its own, flickering and humming. A man – dark tousled hair, black jacket, white shirt – comes in, makes himself […]

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Sleight of Hand: the magical Kiss & Cry

December 20th, 2016 by

Donald Hutera talks to Michèle Anne De Mey and Gregory Grosjean about Kiss & Cry, which comes to the London International Mime Festival 2017 ‘When the magician shows you the trick, maybe the trick starts to be more magical.’ Now to be honest, I didn’t hear these words issuing from the lips of Jaco Van […]

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