This paper is about pantomime, about it’s origin, it’s people, how it has
evolved, and how wonderful it is.
Pantomime is a dramatic performance in which a story is told or a theme
developed through expressive bodily or facial movement. The origin of pantomime
can be traced back to classical farce and the Italian Commedia Dell’arte. Not
all pantomime is silent. The completely silent performance of pantomime was
invented in Rome.
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trick costume which enables him to change from an old lady to a midget, and back
again. One clown may run away from a stuffed tiger that is attached to him by a
As you can probably see, pantomime has changed over the years and there have
been ups and downs during the change. There were also some performers who saved,
or played a big part in the history of pantomime.