Maximime: To Clown or Not to Clown?
An extraordinary one-man physical comedy and clowning that transports audiences into a world of laughter and emotions. Maxim Fomitchev is an acclaimed Cirque du Soleil performer who is Deaf and who has been delighting audiences around the world with his unique theatre performances for over 30 years.
Three shows only! Not to be missed!
Friday, February 16th, 8:30 PM
Saturday, February 17th, 7 PM
Sunday, February 18th, 6:30 PM
After twenty years as a solo artist and six years as a lead clown for Cirque du Soleil, Maxim Fomitchev has performed in over thirty countries for audiences of millions.
Maxim Fomitchev in the persona of Max-i-mime is considered to be one of most expressive artists. He is an internationally recognized mime artist who uses the classic mime techniques of flexibility and strength, combined with physical comedy and expression. Fomitchev transports his audience into a world of laughter and pathos using only his body, his face and a few props.
Fomitchev got his performing start at age 13 in his birthplace Moscow, Russia. An amazing and well-studied Mime Artist, Max was frequently the only deaf performer and graduated at the top of his class with a MFA in Theatre. After joining the famed Zakutok Theatre, he has toured and performed throughout the world including in Russia, Spain, Germany, Taiwan, England, the United States, and Canada.