Intro to Clown
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Intro to Clown
3 week program, one hour a week introducing Clown work.
Intro to Clown
Description
Through discovery of play (Le Jeu), you will discover the first steps towards finding your clown. Through play you find the pleasure it engenders and the imaginary world it unveils.
Clown can express unmanageable, uncontrollable joy and loves to be on stage.Learn the basics of playing the clown.
This class does not focus on Clowning with make up or wig.
Learning Goals
  • To learn the basics of comedy and exploring the clown with in.
Outcome
  • To learn the basics of Clown, realize it's okay to be funny and to play.
Requirement
  • Clothes to move in and space.
Time commitment
  • Feel free to write and discuss time and amount of class commitment
Once a week 3-Time Course
2 hours Class Duration
10 Kids Class Size
Ages 9-14 Age Range
USD 32.39 Total Price Per Learner (USD)

Teacher
Ardyth first trained with mime artist Adrian Pecknold at The Manitoba Theatre School in Winnipeg and then received a scholarship with The Manitoba Theatre Centre to further her studies with Mime Unlimited School of Physical Theatre (Jacque Le Coq, Principal Ron East) in Toronto (graduate), plus other masters of Mime, Corporeal Mime, Commedia Dell' Arte, Clown, Bouffon, Movement Studies. Slap Stick, Stage Combat, Mask and Comedy. Ardyth holds a B.A in Theatre Studies from the University of Winnipeg and a graduate with Second City Conservatory. Ardyth has toured throughout North America with Mime Unlimited, Theatre Beyond Words and many other professional companies. Ardyth performs, writes and directs under her Physically Speaking Company. Ardyth since 1987 has regularly performed Classic Mime , Charlie Chaplin, “Beth Hickadilly” (a medieval character) at festivals,corporate events and many more venues. When Ardyth is not performing, she is busy teaching as an arts educator in physical theatre, plus workshops all over Canada and Internationally.
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