Wednesday, 2 January 2013

London International Mime Festival

What better way to start the New Year than with the London International Mime Festival?

It is an annual theatre event in London. Its directors are Joseph Seelig and Helen Lannaghan, winners of the International Theatre Institute Award for Excellence.

LIMF features live art, new circus, clown, object and physical theatre at various central London venues. 
Zimmermann & de Perrot: Hans Was Heiri

It was established in 1977 by Joseph Seelig and Nola Rae and it is the longest running event of its kind in the world.

London’s annual celebration of contemporary visual theatre opens on Thursday 10th January 2013 with the latest show from leading British aerial theatre company, Ockham’s Razor.The venue is the stunning Platform Theatre, part of the new, University of the Arts complex in the Capital’s buzzing King’s Cross development.

Ockham’s Razor’s Not Until We Are Lost is the first in a 18 day season of dynamic and unusual performance by 15 British and overseas’ companies.
Gandini Juggling: Smashed

In this 37th edition of the Festival, other venues will be Barbican Pit and Theatre, Jacksons Lane, Linbury Studio Theatre at the Royal Opera House, Roundhouse Studio, Soho Theatre and Southbank Centre’s Purcell Room and Queen Elizabeth Hall.

There’s loads to choose from and programme's geared to all ages, so step right up for the best Mime London experience yet.

Full programme online, including workshops and talks at

by Sara Laccone

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