802-371-4100

Parkinson’s Mime & Circus

Date:

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
(Saturdays, Apr 15 - Jun 17)

Location:

Montpelier Senior Activity Center
58 Barre Street
Montpelier, VT 05602

Contact:

For more information and to register, call:
802-223-2518

Cost:
$20 for MSAC members
$30 for public (ages 50+)

Event Description:

This class (formerly the Parkinson’s Pantomime Project) is for people with Parkinson's disease—and other movement disorders—and their caregivers and family. We will learn basic mime technique as a method for coping with movement limitations through visualization, articulation of gesture, and creative use of imagery and space. Circus games such as juggling and playing with balancing feathers, help foster manual dexterity, postural awareness and ease of movement in daily activities.

No theater experience required.

Instructor Rob Mermin, founder of Circus Smirkus, trained with renowned mime Marcel Marceau, before embarking on a 40-year career in the circus world.