NEW! Contemporary Clowning Workshop

Sat 29 Jan 2022

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Price

£65 | £48 Concessions

Time

10am - 4pm

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NEW! Contemporary Clowning Workshop

Understand how clowning and comedy can help: create a feeling of freedom; raise spirits; improve confidence and bolster communication skills. 16+

This clowning workshop aims to:

  • Introduce you to concepts behind clowning – playful incongruity; silliness; spontaneous/crafted comedy; exaggeration and you
  • Optimise your physical/vocal/visual humour
  • Build confidence to be seen, engage actively and humorously with others
  • Provide space to play/generate material from your stories
  • Play with rhythm, size and…timing
  • Get you thinking outside-the-box to generate new concepts, and brainstorm solutions to problems

Giving yourself permission to respond without fear of failure, can in fact become a springboard to success – and life feels a lot less pressured. Clowning opens the mind to different ways of seeing/being, because clowning is an art form; clowning is a verb and has the potential to change people’s perceptions about themselves.

Dr Maggie Irving guides you to develop your own style.


COURSE TUTOR

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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