Mimes merge with mathematics in April 19 performance at Carthage
Mimes merge with mathematics in April 19 performance at Carthage

PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION WEEKEND

Mimes merge with mathematics in April 19 performance at Carthage

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NOTE: Scroll to the bottom for high-resolution images of the performers in costume, which can be downloaded for publicity purposes (credit Tim and Tanya Chartier).

KENOSHA, Wis. – During its presidential inauguration weekend, Carthage College has planned a free, family-friendly event that illustrates complex mathematical concepts through an entertaining mime performance.

The public is invited to “Mime-matics” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center Field House at the south end of the Carthage campus, 2001 Alford Park Drive.

It features Tim and Tanya Chartier, who have trained in master classes with world-renowned mime artist Marcel Marceau and at Le Centre du Silence mime school. Their show has been seen throughout the nation, as well as in Japan, the Netherlands, South Korea, and Panama.

Tim Chartier is a professor of mathematics and computer science at Davidson College in North Carolina who specializes in data analytics. In 2014, the Mathematics Association of America chose him as its first math ambassador.

His wife, Tanya, is a reading specialist who has taught at the elementary, middle school, and college levels. The couple are special guests of Carthage President John R. Swallow during the weekend celebration.

For more information on the event, visit: www.carthage.edu/mime. A full schedule of public events related to the inauguration will be announced soon.
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About Carthage College – www.carthage.edu
Carthage combines an environment of reflection and self-discovery with a culture of high expectation so our students uncover and ignite their true potential. A four-year, private liberal arts college with roots in the Lutheran tradition, Carthage has a prime location in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The campus, an 80-acre arboretum on the shore of Lake Michigan, is home to 150 scholars, 2,600 full-time students, and 400 part-time students.

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