Richard Knight - Mime  : Movement Expert

RICHARD KNIGHT – B.Ed, Dip LAMDA

 

In 2014 RICHARD KNIGHT (B.Ed) worked with Andy Serkis during motion capture work for the physical Vocabulary for Iron Man and Ultron for the film ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, 2015.

He was also the personal mime tutor for Carey Mulligan for the feature film ‘Suffragette’, and was a physical comedy consultant for the RSC ‘Arden of Faversham’. 2015.

Richard has been a personal tutor for Ben Cohen and Kristina for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in 2013 as well as a Body Language expert for James May’s ‘Man Lab for the BBC.

He has also taught Physical Comedy at The National Theatre, was a slow motion expert on Tim Burton’s ‘Sweeney Todd’ and has taught, performed all over the world including the Royal Family of Dubai, Qatar and Buckingham Palace.

Other teaching merits, include the Royal College of Music, both Oxford and Cambridge Universities and many of the UK top acting Schools.

He currently teaches at East 15 Acting School, Mime, Physical Theatre, Clown and Commedia Dell Arte.

Richard originally trained at as a Drama Specialist (B.Ed), trained with Jacques Lecoq, Philippe Gaulier, Antonio Fava and also at LAMDA.

He now continues to teach, direct and perform all over the world with his Theatre Company MIME THE  GAP – www.MimeTheGap.com

Richard Knight working for IAMBE Productions Limited.

 

 

Training:

Jacques LECOQ [Tout Bouge

Philippe GAULIER [Bouffon] 

Thomas PRATTKI 

Ron EAST 

Jon WRIGHT 

LAMDA 

Antonio FAVA [Italy] 

Marcello MAGNI 

Desmond JONES 

Les BUB 

Nola RAE 

Gale EDWARDS 

 

Films/TV

Sweeney Todd – Dir. Tim Burton – Slow Motion Expert

28 Days LaterDir. Danny Boyle – Mime Zombie

Funny BonesDir. Peter Chelsom – Clown ‘Handz’

Not Going OutDir. Nick Wood – Mime Director/Consultant/ Performer

Anthony Cotton ShowProd. Emma Field – Mime expert

 

Tutor – Director 

The RSC – Commedia Dell Arte

The National Theatre – Commedia Dell Arte 

Theatre Clwyd – Commedia Dell ‘Arte

Sherman Theatre – Commedia Dell Arte

Oxford Playhouse – Commedia Dell ‘Arte

New Theatre Royal [Portsmouth] – Magician’s Nightmare

Cambridge Uni (Jesus) {‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’} – Stage fighting – (Corpus Christi) Stage Fighting/Commedia – (Jesus) Commedia Dell ‘Arte – (Trinity) Yrs Commedia Dell ‘Arte

Oxford Uni – (Jesus) Commedia Dell ‘Arte 

Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art – Neutral Mask / Clown / Commedia / Movement

East 15 Acting School – [Director] – Mime – Physical Theatre – Clown – Laval Mask – Commedia Community Show / Commedia – ‘Copawopadas’ / Commedia – ‘Graham The Lama’s Day Off’ / Commedia – ‘The Time Machine’ / Commedia – ‘The Big One’ / Touring Show – ‘The Three Musketeers’ / Touring Show – ‘Treasure Island’

Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts – Character Mask / MA Course / Commedia

Rose Bruford College – Movement

LAPA – Commedia / Physical Comedy / Neutral Mask

Science Of Acting – Commedia Dell ‘Arte

Shakespeare UK – Macbeth/Much ado

Shakespeare Works Co. – Tempest / Richard III / Much Ado / Lord of The Flies

Portsmouth Council – Street Theatre / Clown / Commedia Dell Arte

Lichfield Council – Street Theatre [Mysteries Plays]

Circus Space London – Clown/Physical Comedy

Night Witches Theatre Co {‘Twelfth Night’} – Stage fighting

Rise Phoenix – Commedia Dell ‘Arte / Physical Theatre / Stage Fighting / Slapstick

ADSD Drama School – Physical Theatre Introduction

Aladdin’s Cave Drama School – Physical Theatre Show Case [Sadlers Wells] 

Kaos Theatre Drama School – Commedia Dell ‘Arte

Bull Theatre Commedia Dell ‘Arte / Stage Fighting 

Royal Society of the Blind – Physical Theatre/ Juggling 

The Deaf School of Theatre – Melodrama/Pantomime/mask/ Mime 

Inner London School Program – Stage Fighting / Circus Workshop

Southampton University Players Commedia Dell ‘Arte

 

International Festival Workshop/Performances

Edinburgh Festival – (Scotland) 

Singapore Art Festival – (Singapore) 

Nanterre Street festival – (France) 

Adelaide Festival – (Australia) 

Sydney Festival – (Australia) 

Mime Festival – (London) 

Move It Mime Festival – (London) 

Covent Garden Flower Festival – (London) 

Lienz Arts Festival – [Austria] 

Dubai Shopping Festival x7 (Dubai) 

 

Awards

Winner : ‘International Busking Competition

Winner: ‘European Festival of Street Entertainers Award’

Winner: ‘Australian Bicentennial Competition’

 

Qualifications

Bachelor of Education – Drama Specialist

Diploma LAMDA – Classical Acting

Advanced Certificate of STAGE FIGHTING

Certificate of Commedia Dell Arte – [Fava]

 

 

 

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