London International Mime Festival

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Country and Region United KingdomEngland
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival London, England UK
Festival Contact Information

London International Mime Festival
35 Little Russell Street
London WC1A 2HH England UK
Phone: (44) 020-7637-5661
Fax: (44) 020-7323-1151

Festival Description

The London International Mime Festival was founded in 1977 and has become one of the world’s most influential visual theatre festivals. Each year, the London International Mime Festival features boundary-breaking, contemporary visual theatre, with performances by rising stars as well as a host of established names in the fields of circus arts, puppetry, physical theatre and live art.

Festival Dates January 10 - 27, 2013
Festival Links

Practical Info:

  • Barbican
    Linbury Studio at the Royal Opera House
    South Bank Centre incorporating The Purcell Room and Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Croydon Clocktower
    Corn Exchange Newbury
Participant’s information:
  • The Mime Festival presents innovative visual theatre. Participation is by invitation only. To let us know about your work, ideally send us a DVD, CD, video (PAL or NTSC) to:
    35 Little Russell Street
    London WC1A 2HH England UK
  • If LIMF thinks your material looks suitable for the festival, they will attempt to see a live performance. Regretably LIMF will be unable to return materials without a pre-paid reply envelope. Submissions should reach LIMF by mid-July, but ideally in the period April-June. 
LIMF programmes professional, non text-based work, which can include animation theatre, circus skills, mask, mime, clown and visual theatre. Ideally, the work should not have been performed in London previously.
  • Please note that we do not programme dance and there are no outdoor performances.


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