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French mime Laurent Decol to tour New Zealand

French mime Laurent Decol to tour New Zealand

From the 28th of June until the 14th of July, acclaimed French mime Laurent Decol will be holding workshops and performing during his first ever tour of New Zealand.

A former student of world renowned mime Marcel Marceau, Laurent Decol studied at the Institute for Researching the Actor in Holstebro (Denmark), and was both student and later a Professor at the Marcel Marceau Paris International School of Mimodrama. A multi-talented performer, he is also an actor and the Director of a Theatre company.

Having performed over 2000 times, and held workshops in nearly 100 countries, Laurent Decol is a seasoned professional and a master of his art. His inaugural tour of New Zealand provides an extraordinary opportunity for mime enthusiasts of all ages to not only experience a world-class mime show, but also to participate in workshops with Laurent Decol himself.

CHRISTCHURCHTuesday 1 July – 7pm
“Don’t Breathe a Word”
Waimairi School Hall
Tickets available at af-christchurch.co.nz
PALMERSTON NORTHThursday 3 – Saturday 5 July
Workshops with Laurent Decol for drama students

Sunday 6 July – 7:30pm
Globe Theatre
312 Main Street
Tickets available at www.french.org.nz

AUCKLANDMonday 7 – Friday 11 July 9am - 3pm daily
Workshops with Laurent Decol for kids aged 8 to 14
TAPAC
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Information and registration at www.alliance-francaise.co.nz

Sunday 13 July – 4pm
Performance at TAPAC
100 Motions Road
Western Springs
Tickets available at www.alliance-francaise.co.nz

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