London International Mime Festival 2022

14 Jan 2022 - 06 Feb 2022

London International Mime Festival returns to Jacksons Lane with a series of performances and workshops by some of the leading artists in the world.

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Festival calendar

Friday 14 – Sunday 16 January 2022

Knot
Nikki Rummer and JD Broussé

The internationally acclaimed Knot uses superb hand-to-hand circus skills to tell the tale of the knots we tie ourselves into as we struggle with commitment, and gives real insight into the performers’ feelings for each other.

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Friday 21 – Sunday 23 January 2022

Big Boys Don’t Cry
Opposable Thumb
Using potato crisps, puppets, dead bodies and action men Adam and Dik take us into the beating heart of the modern male and attempt to answer the burning question: what maketh a man?

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Friday 28 – Sunday 30 January 2022

Power
Charmaine Childs

Australian circus strong-lady Charmaine Childs blends her own story with the extraordinary experiences of ‘ordinary’ people in a joyous and touching celebration of how we are powerful.

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Friday 4 – Sunday 6 February 2022

The Chosen Haram
Sadiq Ali

Two queer men meet by chance through a dating app. Performed on two Chinese poles this emotionally candid, yet heartwarming, story unfolds with gravity defying tricks and extraordinary movement.

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Workshops
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 January 2022

John Mowat
Creating & Playing with Characters
John Mowat leads a series of exercises and improvisations to build strong physical and vocal characters.

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Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 January 2022

David Glass
Physical and Devised Theatre
David Glass will lead an intensive introductory two-day masterclass in physical and devised theatre.

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Monday 10 – Wednesday 12 January 2022

Nola Rae
Broaden Your Mime
Nola Rae will help participants explore the art of doing one thing at a time, enhancing quality of movement and articulation.

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Saturday 15 January 2022

Vamos Theatre
Revealing the Mask
Vamos Theatre, the UK’s leading full mask theatre company, is holding a one-off talent development workshop.

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Saturday 22 January 2022

Chris Pirie (Green Ginger)
Puppetry: Up Close & Personal
Chris Pirie guides an exploration into approaching this close-quarter work with a focus on performer comfort and breath awareness.

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Credits
  • Festival Director: Camilla Gürtler
  • Festival Coordinator: Maria Laumark
  • Production Manager: Charlotte Brown
  • PR: Chloé Nelkin Consulting
  • Graphic Design: Sofi Henson
  • Photography: Fay Summerfield

New Nordics Festival is produced by Cut the Cord Theatre. Supported by Nordic Culture Fund, Arts Council England, Danish Arts Foundation, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Embassy of Sweden, Embassy of Denmark, Embassy of Norway, Embassy of Finland, Embassy of Iceland, The Finnish Institute, Faroese Affairs, TINFO, Performance Arts Hub Norway, h Foundation and Nordic House Faroe Islands.