This is the art of mime, explained clearly and simply. Starting with some easy warm-ups, this book shows you the basics of mime: objects, movement, characters, nuances, and make-up, profusely illustrated with step-by-step photographs. These eighty exercises help you experience each illusion as well as create it visually. Every technique is followed by suggestions for mime games you can play with your friends. There is also practical information for people who want to introduce mime for groups, plus tips for performers.