Clown Academy Course
4 Mondays in 2019: 22nd, 29th July & 5th, 12th August, 6.30pm to 8.30 pmWho can participate?
Each Clown Academy Session has a different theme, focusing on a particular clown genre.
No prior experience or ability required. Each session has 3 elements:
1. Physical Movement: Mime – Slapstick – Movement – Dance.
2. Improvisation: The role of Status - Short and long form improvisation;
Developing your unique character; Regional styles of clowning;
theory types of laughter; range of humour styles.
3. Technical Work: Circus Skills – Mask Work – Making fun music; Miscellaneous: manipulation of everyday objects, puppets; Creating Routines - the process, structure and content of solo, partner and group performances.
It is suggested that you wear loose comfortable clothing as the sessions are interactive.
$25 / $20 Conc. $80 for 4 sessions.
Outcomes: Access your inner Clown. Develop your Humour Quotient. Grow your physical, emotional and mental capacity range. Appreciate the power of play, laughter and joy.