WAS THAT ART is a professional, interactive, New York based company providing entertainment services for your special events -- classic / modern mime, roving improvisation, clown & character antics, silent story telling, living statue, and living mannequin.
NY Pearl the Mime has performed throughout New York, China, Italy, MA, PA, VA, CT, WV...as well as, along the East Coast and within the Mid West.
A selection of Clients NY Pearl the Mime has performed for include:
Cirque du Soleil through Theatre MAMA
Noche Flamenca through Theatre MAMA
The World Clown Festival (by invitation only)
American Cancer Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Families on the Move NYC INC.
South Street Seaport
VA Baptist Hospital
The Elk's National Home
NY Academy of Art
Galapagos Art Space
Institute of Contemporary Art
The Tank Theatre
The Duplex Theatre
13th Street Repertory Theatre
Bedford Area Chamber of Commerce
The Junior Women's League
Altavista Artist's in Residence
The Kinkaid School
NY Pearl the Mime: Entertainer
Marcel Marceau, Pierrot, Etienne Decroux, Charlie Chaplin, Harry Langdon, Claude Kipnis, Buster Keaton, Red Skelton, Emmett Kelly, Harold Lloyd, Barry Lubin, Carole Burnette, Lillian Tomlin, Lucille Ball, The Marx Brothers, Abbott & Costello, Laurel & Hardy, The Three Stooges, Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis, Peter Sellers, W.C. Fields, Snub Polland, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Michael Richards, John Belushi, Benny Hill, Milton Berle, Jim Carrey, Dick & Tiffany Riley, Gaspard Deburau, David Shriner, Larry Pasoni, Michael Halvarson, Ben Turpin, Judy Garland, Bette Midler, Barbara Streisand, Liza Manelli, Rowen Atkinson, Andy Kaufman, Bill Irwin, Hillary Chaplin, Joel Grey, Slava Polunin
What to Expect
...learn to utilize situational, appropriate, gestures and mannerisms to attain successful, precise, non-verbal exchange...in order to, improve general daily or performance specific communication in Theatre, On Screen, and in Business.
VARIOUS MIME STYLES
Comedic, Tragic, Tragic-Comic/Classic, Corporeal - Isolations, Modern/Dumbshow, Mummers Plays, Popping, Physical Theatre, Ballet, Living Statue, Mimicry/Abstract, Literal
BRIEF HISTORY OF MIME - Purposes, Aspects
RELATED PERFORMANCE STYLES
PERFORMER'S INDIVIDUAL STYLE
IMPORTANCE of EXERCISES and PHYSICALITY
COSTUME, MAKEUP, PROPS
FORMULA for SKIT WRITING
THE WORKING WORLD
Prior Experience - Not Necessary
Dress Comfortably in easy to move clothing.
Classes range and cater to ALL AGES
- are age appropriate.
Private Coaching is also available.
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Baby Shower, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Bridal Shower, Casino, Casting Call, Christmas Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Competition, Concert Venue, Convention, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Ethnic Celebration, Fair, Festival, Fundraiser, Graduation, Grand Opening, Hotel, Launch Party, Luncheon/Tea, Parade, Private Party, Prom, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Retreat, Reunion, Seminar, Sporting Event, Sweet 16 Party, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception, Workshop