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Wamer and Feldman premiered Dancing in the Universe, a music rich mime theater performance in January 2013 at the University of Arizona's Stevie Eller Dance Theatre. Now Wamer and Feldman enrich their collaborations with The Inner Journey.
The Inner Journey: Mime, Music, Story from Dancing in the Universe
Rick Wamer mime/Enrique Feldman music
Stevie Eller Dance Theater, University of Arizona, Tucson tickets $25/$20 wamermime.com/ 520-818-8403/Antigone Books
Friday, May 23, 2014, 7:30 pm Saturday, May 24, 2014, 2:00 pm Saturday, May 24, 2014, 7:30 pm Sunday, May 25, 2014, 2:00 pm
The Sunday 2:00 pm Matinee is a fundraiser with proceeds going to the local Tucson non-profit agency, Heartsounds Mother & Infant Care. Ticket price may be deductible. Please consult your tax accountant for information.
An evening of enchanting, comic and poignantly lyrical mime and music, weaving stories of universal and archetypal meaning from a duo who's combined artistry spans more than three decades of lively performances around the globe.
The Inner Journey is a performance to elicit joy, wonder, and imagination for all ages!
Created and performed by Enrique Feldman and Rick Wamer.
Enrique Feldman is an Artist whose influence is worldwide. Born in Tucson, Arizona and raised both in Tucson and San Diego, his mother Victoria was his first musical influence as a vocalist. His highlights include:
*Founder and Director of Education, F.A.M.E. Foundation *Co-Founder of Context Method, global educational brand *Senior Facilitator for Arts Integration Solutions *Redleaf Press author of "Living Like a Child" *2-Time Grammy Nominated Film Composer and Artist *Co-Producer of the theatrical show "Dancing in the Universe" *Director of Education and Adaptations for Make a Hand, creators of "So You Want to be a Cowboy" & "So You Want to be a Cowgirl" (www.makeahand.com)
Feldman has composed for Sundance Films and his scores have been heard at major film festivals including Cannes, the HBO NYC Latino Film Festival, and the LA International Short Film Festival. He has performed internationally including at Red Rocks in Denver, the Franz Liszt Concert Hall in Budapest, Hungary, and El Castillo in Riva Del Garda, Italy.
He has partnered with the CEO of MyTown Music in Los Angeles, Corey Ferrugia, in co-founding Context Method, the first global educational brand. Context Method is creating a paradigm shift in education, business, and parenting.
As the Director of Education and Adaptations for Make a Hand (www.makeahand.com), Enrique leads this organization in the creation of children's books with the mission of: Empowering youth to be life-long learners and to recognize, identify, and embrace the core values of compassion, integrity, perseverance and responsibility.
Together with his wife, pianist Marie Sierra, they raise their children Nick and Samantha.
- "...one of the most exciting and unique performers to emerge in the last three decades." - Fritz Kaenzig, Professor of Tuba and Euphonium, University of Michigan
- "...powerful and exciting...making terrific music" - John Stevens, University of Wisconsin-Madison
- "...deserving great recognition...a man of many talents" - Jon Sass, Soloist/Composer, Vienna, Austria
Rick Wamer has been touring, performing, directing and teaching mime theatre since 1983.
Launched in early 2014, the WamerMime studio is the culmination of three decades of study, teaching and performance for Rick Wamer. From a Tucson base, WamerMime is the platform from which Rick will be offering a mime technique and performance seminar this spring and debuting a new work with Grammy-nominated composer Enrique Feldman in May here in Tucson. Those local activities fit in a much larger universe for WamerMime: Rick teaches physical approaches to acting and is directing two productions at Juniata College in Pennsylvania this year and is performing at Theatre de l'Ange Fou's White Church Project at its new home in Spring Green, Wisconsin. Rick's also performing on Cape Cod and teaching at the Stella Adler Studio in Hollywood. His highlights include:
*performances throughout the United States, Canada, Asia, and Eastern Europe, in Israel, Macedonia, Serbia and the West Indies *referenced in From the Greek Mimes to Marcel Marceau and Beyond: Mimes, Actors, Pierrots, and Clowns - A Chronicle of the Many Visages of Mime in the Theatre by Annette Lust *student of Marcel Marceau *creator of several applauded productions including: Geometries, Mythos, The Factory Redux - a Tribute to Etienne Decroux of the French Mime Tradition, and Stories of Painted Sky with Nate Dryden *generated the role of Scrooge in a mimodrame adaptation of Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol in Los Angeles by Eg Mahan of A Theatre of Mime (ATOM) *movement coach for a new staging of Our Town, directed by Andrew Belser *winner of Grand Prize for Master Performance at the Skope, "Macedonia Mime and Physical Theater Festival" of 2008, and again in 2013 with Theatrical Mime Theatre co-director, Lorie Heald *created Awareness 360, an approach to team development that uses powerful ensemble acting approaches and the influence of metaphor to empower leadership teams and communities of practice to achieve high performance standards in meeting personal and organizational outcomes *presently engaged in writing his first book of acting techniques based on his artistic discoveries, called, The Physical Imagination, and developing a mime-based steampunk musical with Rome Hamner of Odaiko Sonora *co-founder of ThrivinGroup, LLC and program director of Arts Integration Solutions
Rick calls Tucson his home and craves the desert rains.
- "...an impressive depth of interpretation and heart" - Marcel Marceau
- "...never anything less than mesmerizing" - Tucson Weekly
- "Wamer makes us believe in magic...it don't get much better than this, folks" - KC Stage
Stevie Eller Dance Theatre (View)
1737 E. University
Tucson, AZ 85719