Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
site header image

Performing Arts: Home

Performing Arts

One interpretation of the performing arts as intangible cultural heritage, is described by UNESCO as follows:

"The performing arts range from vocal and instrumental music, dance and theatre to pantomime, sung verse and beyond. They include numerous cultural expressions that reflect human creativity and that are also found, to some extent, in many other intangible cultural heritage domains." 

https://ich.unesco.org/en/performing-arts-00054

Starting Your Search

Be sure you understand what is expected from the paper or research project.  Read and re-read the assignment instructions and syllabus.  When in doubt, talk to your professor.  The more you understand what you need the easier the research process will be.

Finding a topic

  • Pick a topic that interests you
  • As topics catch your interest, read general information in reputable sources
  • Browse available research materials-- don't pick topics with no articles or books that cover the material

Starting Your Library Research

  • Search the library catalog for items related to your topic -- books work too!
  • Search the online databases for articles, books, and videos 
  • Remember that you can use Interlibrary Loan

 

 

Performance Arts: Mime

Mime:  the art or technique of portraying a character, mood, idea, or narration by gestures and bodily movements; pantomime. (Dictionary.com)

Picture by Ashok Majumder and reproduced from TelegraphIndia

Jogesh Dutta is a well known Indian mime who created the Jogesh Mime Academy and Padaboli

 

Image reproduced from https://metropolitancommunitychurch.net/mcc-ministry-of-arts

In the African-American church, mime is being used as an expression of faith. 

Ask Me

Profile Photo
Simone Clunie
Contact:
Langston Hughes Memorial Library
1570 Baltimore Pike
Lincoln University, PA 19352
484.365.7357