Youth in Arts’ Mentor Artist Eliot Fintushel has been working with the second graders at San Ramon Elementary School for seven years! He introduces them to the fun, fascinating world of Mime.
Using the mime technique of “string causality,” Eliot taught the second graders at how to fly. Eliot warned them not to wave to people in airplanes or to fly out over the Pacific–but they ignored his warnings and came back with incredible stories.
The children became “film” in a magic camera that can photograph ANYTHING, past, present, future, near or far, real or imagined.
Students also made sculptures of one another: