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RICHARD KNIGHT - B.Ed, Dip LAMDA

Recent projects:
The RSC “Arden of Faversham” - Physical Comedy Expert
“The Avengers: The Age of Ultron” - Motion Capture - Andy Serkis
SUFFRAGETTE” - Mime tutor ro Carey Milligan
East 15 - Physical Theatre - Mime Tutor.
(updated 28 Feb 2014)


Richard has been performing & teaching Mime & Physical Theatre for over 25 years all over the world including the RSC, The National Theatre and in the West End. He has performed in several films from Hollywood to Bollywood, for the Royal Family in the UK and abroad in the Middle East. He is now currently teaching Mime, Mask, Clown & Commedia at E15 Acting school which he has done for the last 10 yrs. Below is a list of some of the many places he has performed, taught or directed.


Training:
Jacques LECOQ [Tout Bouge]
Philippe GAULIER [Bouffon]
Thomas PRATTKI
Ron EAST
John WRIGHT
LAMDA
Antonio FAVA [Italy]
Marcello MAGNI
Desmond JONES
Les BUB
Nola RAE
Gale EDWARDS

Films/TV
Film:
SUFFRAGETTE - Dir. Sarah Gavron - Mime Tutor to Carey Mulligan

Avengers: The Age of Ultron - Dir. Joss Whedon - Motion Capture working with Andy Serkis
Sweeney Todd – Dir. Tim Burton – Slow Motion Expert
28 Days Later – Dir. Danny Boyle - Mime Zombie
Funny Bones – Dir. Peter Chelsom – Clown ‘Handz’
Walking Against The Wind – Dir. Gulliver Moore - Father

Strictly Come Dancing - BBC1 - Prod. Ross Proudfoot - Mime Consultant to Ben Cohen & Kristina (2013)
Alan Titchmarch Show - itv 1 - Red Nose Day Special - Mime Artist (2013)
James May’s Man Lab - BBC 2 - Mime Consultant (2013)
Not Going Out - BBC 1 - Dir. Nick Wood – Mime Director/Consultant/ Performer (2009)
Anthony Cotton Show - itv 1– Prod. Emma Field – Mime expert (2008)

Tutor - Director
The Royal Shakespeare Company - “Arden Of Faversham” - Physical Comedy Expert (2014)
The Royal Shakespeare Company - “MacBeth” - Commedia Dell Arte (2012)
The National Theatre - Commedia Dell Arte (2007)
Theatre Clwyd – Commedia Dell ‘Arte - (2007)
Sherman Theatre – Commedia Dell Arte - (2007)
Oxford Playhouse – Commedia Dell ‘Arte - (2007)
New Theatre Royal [Portsmouth] – Magician’s Nightmare - (2006)
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

Maninfest Festival - (Romania)
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 - (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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