Comprehensive 12 page lesson plan divided into five units!

Practicing pantomime allows students to focus on deliberate, exaggerated movements and facial expressions. These are necessary skills in acting for the stage, because audience members must be able to read the actor’s movements and facial expressions from a distance. Pantomime differs from mime in that in pantomime, movements may be exaggerated but they are not stylized. Additionally, mime traditionally calls for white-face or mime-character makeup and attire.

This 12 page lesson plan is divided into five parts:

  • Object Pantomimes
  • Pantomimes for Groups
  • Individual Pantomimes
  • Pantomimes for Pairs
  • More Pantomime Performance Ideas

Each section contains a variety of activities that can fulfill the goals for that section.

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