The wave of mime-hate that swept the nation in the early 2000s has subsided, but mimes and clowns still get a bad rap sometimes. Nobody seems to realize that every actor, no matter how sexy, relies on physical theater techniques — is, in other words, part mime. Benjamin Bratt and Javier Bardem, for example, have mentioned a local man, James Donlon, as a teacher whose hallmark system has improved their work. Donlon’s school, the Flying Actor Studio, is a... More >>>