Living Statues

Living Statues

Living statues are mimes who stand perfectly still for hours on end, pretending to be statues. They are sometimes painted with a metallic sheen or another color so that they appear to have been cast from metal or carved from stone. Often, they are so still that bystanders believe they are actual statues and—as has been shown on many a hidden-camera television show—create quite a commotion among startled onlookers if they disrupt the illusion by moving. When did the first living statues perform? More… Discuss

2 responses to “Living Statues

  1. Not a job I’d want. I hope the pay is good, because I suspect the human statue has to endure a lot, not being able to move for an indefinite period of time. Probably a lot easier to talk about, than do.

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