The World Mime Organisation has decided to present the "Special WMO Award for the Outstanding Contribution to the Art of Mime" to professor Corinne Soum the co-director of the Theatre de l'Ange Fou and the co-founder and director of the International School of Corporeal Mime.
She dedicated her life to researching and sharing the intelligence, creativity and the soul of human body through Corporeal Mime. Communicating emotions and thoughts without words on stage and being thorough in verbal and bodily explanations in the classroom. Corin Soum touched with magic hundreds and thousands of mimes, actors, dancers in France, UK, United States where she was based and the world that she traveled.
She witnessed and experienced as a student, than an assistant, performer and a professor the timeless genius of Etienne Decroux.
She is still performing, teaching, influencing and inspiring young mime artists, dancers and actors of the 21st century."