Mummenshanz: Attitude and Conflict

Mummenshanz was a pantomime troupe founded in Switzerland in 1972.  They made fantastic use of masks and props, and brought abstract shapes to life with great character.

Wikipedia sez:

The name Mummenschanz is German for “mummery,” or a play involving mummers. Mummer is an Old English term for a mime artist.

I like this video not only for it’s fun, and it’s quick pace, but for the unmistakable character of the actors.  One is clearly the nice guy, and the other has a bad attitude and expresses it in the conflict he brings.

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