Clowning: an introduction

Course Dates: 13/07/19 - 14/07/19
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Tutor: Gerard Flanagan

Get your clown work seen! This is an exciting opportunity to develop clown work for performance, working towards a final showing of your work to a public audience.

Description

What is the course about?

This workshop will encourage participants to enjoy themselves and then find ways to share this enjoyment with others and with the audience. The emphasis is on play, discovering one's frivolity ... and having FUN!

The study of Clown is a marvellous tool for performers as it requires openness, honesty and freshness. Come and PLAY!

What will we cover?

Play, timing, physical and spatial awareness. The emphasis will be on group and then solo work.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Develop a strong, simple, playful relationship with the audience.

Be aware of the strength of simplicity and be able to experience this on stage.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Beginners but also suitable for those wanting to refresh their playfulness.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

We will work in groups and duos out of which the solo work will be developed. Body awareness and physical expression are central to the workshop. These are both released via playful physical games and exercises.

You may or may not be asked to participate in rigorous activity from time to time. Please consider whether you could do this.

As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.

As part of the course content, your tutor may record your image for initial and ongoing assessment purposes. You are entitled to decline to participate in the recording of your image.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No. You will need to wear comfortable clothes in which you can move easily. No tight clothes.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

There are a range of Follow up Clown courses. The first of these is "Clown & Physical Comedy" . Refer to the website and course guides.
General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details.

General information and advice on courses at Build is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details

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Course Code: DXP003

Sat-Sun, day, 13 Jul - 14 Jul '19

Duration: 2 sessions

Full fee: £99.00
Senior fee: £99.00
Concession: £60.00

Or call to enrol: 222-66-889-99

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or call 020 7492 2542

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online . You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.