Hitch Hiker. Please set up a car with four chairs and a mime steering wheel. Car can be used as a tool to accentuate the reality of any scene that involves a car. This structure focuses on the setting exercise Car. This is a detailed setting exercise that helps players work on mime objects, mime… Read More »
A Silent scene is an open scene without spoken language. Players are encouraged to explore emotions and communication through body language, facial expression, and mime objects. Like any open scene a silent scene is strongest when grounded in reality. The leader should encourage players to not use overt gestures or hand signals to replace the spoken word. It is not a charades scene it is a Silent Scene. Sound effects, sighs, groans or tears should not short cut silent communication.
Someone will loudly suggest an activity for all the group to mime. Everyone simultaneously yells ‘yes lets’, and starts the do the activity. Once the activity has been mimed for a while new mime activity is yelled out and the group responds with ‘yes lets’ and starts the activity.