Stand Up / Clowning Workshop

Sat 10 Sep 2022



£65* | £50* Concessions


10 - 4.30pm

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Stand Up / Clowning Workshop

Humour is one of the most important keys to supporting mental wellness. It is also one of the most attractive human traits, acting as social glue and helping us make warm and relatable relationships.

This workshop aims to help you understand how clowning and stand-up comedy can work together to help you be funnier; bring humour into your life, encourage you to flip pain and use comedy to support wellness.

  • Work with improvisation, writing, comedy techniques in dialogue with clowning to produce material that is all about your unique way of being in the world
  • Introduce you to concepts of stand-up AND clowning including – playful incongruity; spontaneous/crafted comedy; exaggeration and you
  • Optimise your physical/vocal/visual humour
  • Build confidence to be seen, engage actively and humorously with others
  • Get you thinking outside-the-box to generate new concepts, and brainstorm solutions to problems

Dr Maggie Irving guides you to develop your own style.


Dr Maggie Irving is a lecturer, writer, performer and researcher. PhD: The Female Clown Plymouth University. Lectured in comedy at, Winchester University. Runs various workshops from: stand-up, physical comedy, contemporary clowning, and public speaking in the South West.


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