The What and Why The art of acting without words Developed when hunters and warriors returned to villages and used movement, gestures and facial expressions to retell adventures. Have you ever watched people who communicate in sign language? THINK ABOUT IT: Why is non-verbal communication so important? Objectives Master basic principles of pantomime and apply them to common stage actions Recognize & Practice conventional mime actions & exercises Use facial expressions and gestures to enhance a characterization Differentiate between mime and pantomime Brainstorm Why is nonverbal communication important? (not only in acting, but in life?) List examples of nonverbal communication you use or observe daily. Class Work DUE TODAY Read textbook pages 26-27, “Basic Pantomime Movements” Using the glossary in the back of the book, complete vocabulary for the following words: •Pantomime •Cross •Gesture •Kinesthesis •Mime •Inclination •Rotation •Isolation •Nonverbal communication “Face Value” Based on your reading yesterday, describe face value and its importance. Practicing Face Value PLEASE TURN IN YOUR VOCABULARY IF YOU DID NOT DO SO YESTERDAY. Thank you. Principles of Pantomime Read textbook pages 37-40 (silently) Watch Charlie Chaplin scene from The Circus Reflection – ½ page due today What Principles of Pantomime does Chaplin demonstrate in the video?