The Bayanihan Arts and Events Center 14301 Nine Eagles Drive Tampa, FL 33626, USA
$45 limited seats
Using what we call Sign Mime (also called Cinematic ASL in present) with non-conventional signs and is all handshapes and all mimed. Handshapes, gestured movement, and visual emotions/expressions are used to perform in sign mime with using short films of Pixar. The benefits of using sign mime is the ability to tell a story either through scripts or imagination that is wholly visual, and has the ability to imitate expressions and emotions, and enrichment in descriptive skills. Develop your storytelling skills from one of short films of Pixar in showing you how to use handshapes, gestures, and visual signs. All will have a “hands on” learning experience in different areas of Sign Mime’s techniques which are included: Body Classifiers, Body Part Classifiers, Instrument Classifiers, SASS, Point of Views, Abstract, Split Screen, etc.
$45 limited seats
Descriptions with a strong visual support of the body, surrogate body, and follow the structure of our bodies, as a step by step easy to follow and understand the process. This workshop includes reference points, a size of the view, facial expressive/markers, handshapes, space usage, and vocabulary. It will also include several examples to show ideas. All participants will have a “hands-on” learning experience in different areas including techniques found in Creativity with Classifiers workshop which included: Point of Views, Split Screen, Descriptive Classifiers, Instrument Classifiers, etc. There are two things to learn; how to describe organs/body, and to become a surrogate of the organs/body with “do-do”.
$90 reduced to $75
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Patrick “MrShineyhead” Fischer, CDI, is a storyteller and comedian internationally, educator of visual languages, culture, and advocate. Patrick is from several generations of artists from Germany and has extensive experience in theatre and art. With his graphic design degree, he has earned many positions; artist, performer, director, Director of Artistic Sign Language. Patrick is a Deaf Language Model in Alaska, and an award-winning national educator, teaching ASL and deaf studies/deaf history, and is a certified ASLTA Master.
Patrick launched his business in 2005 to provide services to those wishing to learn more about theatre through deaf eyes. He taught under the Sign Language Interpretation Program in Portland, Oregon. Patrick is also an awarded professional artist and co-owner of the firm, Expert Business Support.
Patrick is directing National Theater of the Deaf & American School for the Deaf’s Summer Theater Program in Summer; as well he was the director and program coordinator for few state schools and deaf theatre.
To know more about Patrick “MrShineyhead” Fischer, check out his website: www.deafpatrickfischer.com.
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