dumb show

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Theatre
dumb showˈdumb show noun [countable, uncountable] APTthe use of movements without words to express somethingmime
Examples from the Corpus
dumb showIn a disturbing dumb show of sorry heterosexual seduction, she lured him inside and up the stairs.They laughed when they saw the tea, and demonstrated in dumb show how it should really be made.