INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMATIC CORPOREAL MIME

The activity of the school closes by a show of the end of year

Permanent teaching team & external speakers

Ivan Bacciocchi

Ivan Bacciocchi

Directeur de la pédagogie

Ivan received his actor’s training at the Teatro Laboratorio di Cesena under the direction of Franco Mescolini. As a student at l’Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique of Etienne Decroux, founding father of modern mime, he was invited by the master himself to his research projects as his assistant. During his 8 years with the Theatre de L’Ange Fou, the school/company directed by Steve Wasson and Corinne Soum, he participated in the training of students and in the performance and direction of many different productions. He has subsequently taught at different mime schools, including 10 years at l’Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame de Marcel Marceau. In 1988, he opened his own company which would become l’Atelier de Belleville, Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique, Centre for Training and Creation, where he assumed the pedagogical and artistic direction. With his Compagnie Commedia, he has directed many productions of which Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Bluebeard - Copie Conforme have toured France and abroad. More recently at the Theatre du Mouvement, with Claire Heggen and Yves Marc, he participated in the creation of productions such as Blanc sous le Masque, Faut-il croire le mime sur Parole (which has been performed 350 times in France and abroad) and in their latest performance, Je pense donc ça se voit. As Master of Dramatic Corporeal Mime, Ivan has also taught at l’Université Paris 8, l’Ecole du Samovar, Studio Magenta, l’Ecole National de Cirque de Chaterllerault, the Conservatoire d’Art Dramatique de Cambrai, and as a visiting artist at the Musée du Louvre, le Grand Palais, le Musée d’Orsay and in dramatic demonstrations at the Centre National du Théâtre CNT in Paris, Brussels and at the Teatro ‘La Soffita’ in Italy.

Natalie Stadelmann

Natalie Stadelmann

Maître dans l'art du Mime Corporel Dramatique

It was as a member of the artistic group Houdini in Lucerne, Switzerland, which engaged in short films and happenings, that Nathalie had her first experiences in the theatre.

In 1993 she was accepted into the School of Fine Arts, Lucerne. After a spell at Scuola Teatro Dimitri, she trained for three years at l’Ecole Internationale de Mimodrame Marcel Marceau in accompaniment with studies in Theatre at the Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III.

She has created many pieces as an artist, and participated in the creation of productions of the Compagnie Commedia such as Peter and the Wolf and Bluebeard, which have toured France, Italy and Germany. Since 1996 she has taught in institutions in Paris, and since 2001 has assisted Ivan Bacciocchi in the pedagogical programme of l’Ecole internationale de Mime Corporel Dramatique. In 2007, she received her Master’s degree in Cultural Management. Currently, she splits her professional activity between cultural management, and teaching Corporeal Mime.

Marina Golovinskaïa

Marina Golovinskaïa

Theatrical Acrobatics

Professor of aerial acrobatics

She has been a circus teacher since 2010, after 20 years of work in circuses and variety shows around the world.
She graduated from the “Karandach” School of Circus in Moscow.
Winner of several circus festivals in Europe.
Now she works in circus schools in Paris: “Cirque & Percussions,” “Académie Fratellini.”

Sarah Dhaine

Sarah Dhaine

Dance

Sarah Dhaine has been practicing classical dance and mime since her childhood.
She learns dance in Paris with A. Métaïer, then she takes classes with Y. Casati from the National Opera of Paris and F. Lazzarelli from the National Ballet of Mexico, as well as with W. Byars, a universally recognized teacher.
Curious to deepen her technique, in 2008 she joins the school of Dramatic Corporeal Mime under the direction of Ivan Bacciocchi, where she obtains her mime artist diploma.
In 2012, while continuing her dance training, her interest in live performance and visual arts leads her to join the Japanese percussion group Paris Taiko Ensemble, with which she learns the art of Wadaiko and participates in various events in France and abroad.
After obtaining her state diploma in classical dance teaching in 2014, always concerned with working the body through movement and rhythm, Sarah devotes herself to teaching classical dance to children and adults.
In 2021, parallel to her work as a dancer and teacher, she professionalizes herself in the field of taiko (Japanese percussion) by joining the group Nika Taiko and founding the group Omamori Taiko.
Today, she draws inspiration from everything she has learned and emphasizes sensations, musicality, and artistic sense. Her classes are open to anyone who wants to learn regardless of their age and physical abilities. The class is a unique moment for each individual whose interest is to have fun and dance!

Jean Claude Cotillard

Jean Claude Cotillard

Guest Artists (Burlesque Theater)

With the company that bears his name, Jean-Claude Cotillard has written, directed, and performed in visual theater productions (Les Hommes naissent tous EGO, Trekking, Occupe toi de moi !, La Vie en Rose, Le Travail), and recently Fin de série. He has directed Pierre Notte, Daniel Pennac, the clowns Les Cousins, Jean-Paul Farré, and more. He has received two Molières: Molière for Best Show (and nomination for Best Company) for Moi aussi je suis Catherine Deneuve (Pierre Notte), and Molière for Best Musical Show for Les douze pianos d’Hercule (Jean-Paul Farré). A teacher, he instructs in physical work, improvisation, and especially burlesque. He leads workshops on gestural and burlesque theater worldwide. In France, he taught at the Conservatoire d’Orléans and later at the ESAD (École Supérieure d’Art Dramatique de Paris). He served as the director of this school from 2003 to 2013. The school became one of the eleven French national schools in 2008, and in 2011 he created its first promotion “arts du mime et du geste” in a national school. He also taught at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d’Art Dramatique de Paris, the Centre National des Arts du Cirque in Châlons en Champagne, and worked with the clowns of Rire médecin.

Guy Freixe

Guy Freixe

Guest Artists (Masks)

Guy Freixe is a university professor in theater theory and practice. He trained at the Jacques Lecoq School and was an actor at the Théâtre du Soleil from 1981 to 1986. As a director, he has directed about thirty shows both in France, with his company Théâtre du Frêne, and abroad. He teaches at several national higher schools of dramatic art. Among his main publications: The Lineage of Copeau-Lecoq-Mnouchkine’s Actor’s Game, L’Entretemps, 2014; The Utopias of the Mask on European Stages of the 20th Century (2011 Critics’ Prize, best theater work), L’Entretemps, 2010; The Hidden Dimensions of the Body (edited collection), Deuxième époque, 2017.

Claire Heggen

Claire Heggen

Artistes invités (Arts du Mime et du Geste)

Compagnie Théâtre du Mouvement - Claire Heggen
(Directrice artistique, auteure, actrice, metteure en scène, et pédagogue)Ses compétences transversales, lui permettent de développer aux confins des arts du mime, du théâtre gestuel, de la danse et du théâtre d’objets/marionnette une esthétique en perpétuel renouvellement, basée sur la notion de théâtralité du mouvement. Attachée à la notion de transmission, elle place le corps de l’acteur au cœur même de la création artistique et enseigne en France et à l’international.

Darrell Davis

Darrell Davis

Classic dance.

Classic dancer in Dance Theatre of Harlem, New York, the USA, from 1978 till 1986, Darrell Davis arrives in France in 1986. He works then with the choreographer Rheda and participates in numerous performances on the television and on stage before joining the national Dance studio of Grenoble in 1991 as interpreter then, as assistant of Jean-Claude Gallotta and repeater of the company. He assures the transmission of the directory of the latter with numerous companies in France and abroad.

Holder of the diploma of State in ballet dance since 2009, Darrell Davis taught CCN Grenoble but also CND Paris and Lyon, the Higher National Conservatory for Music and Dance of Paris, the Australian Ballet and within the company DV8.

Photo Yvan Teulé
Photo Yvan Teulé
Photo Yvan Teulé
Photo Yvan Teulé
Verified by ExactMetrics