April 2013 Clowning Workshop with Kristen Schier

kristenschierheadshotClowning Workshop: Combining the disciplines of physical theatre, impro and clowning, this workshop will focus on clowning performances. Moving at a pace to suit the experience of the group the workshop will use training methods inspired by the great exponents of the European clowning tradition. It is not essential to have previous experience of this particular way of working but it is necessary to come prepared to fail, make mistakes and laugh at yourself…for it is only by accepting our ridiculousness that we will find and enjoy performing our clowns! All students will receive a complimentary red nose.

Date: Sunday, 4/14/2013

Time: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: The Arts Parlor, 1170 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19146 (get map)

Instructor: Kristen Schier (bio)
What Students Say About Kristen: “Great enthusiasm, very funny, and never rude, condescending or inattentive to those in class” – “makes a strong effort to address the individual needs of each student, and gives very specific feedback” – “I was able to shake my crush on her at the end of each class, but then of course it began again at the start of the next” – “She really made the class fun and helped us open up to working with each other.” – “Really gave me a lot of confidence in my abilities.”

Cost: $30
Pre-requisites: PHIT Improv 201 or equivalent (with advance approval of the Education Director)




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