We suggest Mr. Stolzenberg’s books, “Be A Clown”
and “Be A Mime”published
by Sterling Publishing Co.
These are thorough instructional books for young people with hundreds
of photos about Mime and Clowning. Excellent for preparation and
follow up activities. Both books come highly recommended by THE AMERICAN
LIBRARY ASSOCIATION & LIBRARY JOURNAL.
is a clown?
does a clown do?
is a mime?
does a mime do?
is a clown different from a mime?
What is the history
of the Circus?
do very difficult and unusual tricks and stunts. What are some
the things circus performers do?
acrobatics, trapeze, balancing)
In order to learn
and perform circus tricks you have to practice a lot and be very
disciplined. A circus performer is like an athlete. Circus
performers are very aware of their bodies and they communicate
with their bodies.
How do we all
communicate with our bodies in daily life?
What kinds of
messages do we give about who we are with our body language?
How would taking
drugs or alcohol effect your ability to do circus tricks or athletics?