MIME / CLOWN / LIVING STATUE characters

 

Beginning his performing career as a mime artist in 1984,  Fergus is now a leading NZ performer and teacher of this style. In addition to white-faced illusionary mime characters, Fergus has created clowns, statue and mannequin images for a range of special events.


Mime performances have included extensive touring with Mime International, to the World Festival Of Youth And Students (Moscow); Poland, Czechoslovakia and Tahiti, also around NZ schools and theatres; Mimetime Film Series (NZ Film Unit)... also numerous solo and collaborative works, including: Chelsea Arts Ball (London); NZ Government House Concerts; Maragaret Mahey's 'The Clown's Birthday' (Wellington Sinfonia: played to over 6,000 children in 4 shows); Product Launch (Hewlett-Packard printers); Yoplait NZ retail promotions.

"We decided to use mime to establish key customer needs met by three new products... We succeeded. Several people commented afterwards that it was the most enjoyable product launch they had ever been to."

TONY RUSH, Marketing, Communications Manager, HEWLETT-PACKARD

 

WHITE PEOPLE 

Visually dramatic, dynamic movement performance will have your clients reaching for their cameras. Premiered at the 2005 Rotorua Arts Festival, this group of white 'living statues' depict business people on mass, creating slow motion movement pictures. WHITE PEOPLE creations have stunned the masses at a red carpet event for the NZ premiere of Peter Jackon's film 'King Kong', also at various parties and events in Auckland, Wellington and Canterbury. 

  • Available as a solo act or up to 5 performers (2 men, 3 women). Very effective as a solo act and amazing on mass!
  • Suitable for indoor/outdoor functions & events, festivals, retail centres and parties.

 

STATUE and MANNEQUIN

Roles have included: Jack the Ripper at the legendary Madame Tussauds wax museum (London);  French Revolutionary Soldier for Lancame Cosmetics promotion, Selfridges (London); Blindfolded Angel for Birmingham Festival (UK); Silver Mannequin characters for Rebel Sports Store and Photography by Woolf promotions (Wellington); Poseidon - God of the Sea for a Banquet of Gods party (CluedUp events, Auckland).

Let's collaborate to create an image for your event or promotion!