Texas Mime Theatre
Texas Mime Theatre, Houston, Texas’ professional mime company, has performed its offbeat and imaginative style ofmime for many thousands of people in a variety of facilities ranging from large festivals to small caberets. The company’s witty and surprising productions explore the realm of visual theatre. TMT’s performances jump over cultural barriers to reach people of all ages and backgrounds. In March of 1987, the company traveled to Southeast Asia to perform in the Singapore Young People’s Theatre Festival. There the company played to packed houses described by one critic as “”..screaming with laughter”” and was named “”Best Foreign Group”” by the press””..for teaching while intertaining; for reaching out to both young and old.”” In June of 1987, Texas Mime Theatre became a non-pofit oraganization with the goal of establishing a permanent mime company which would offer a regular season of local performances and also travel outside the Houston area.