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6 Weeks to Clown – with Elliott James
This class will allow you to unleash your inner fool and experience full body physical performance. Focusing on finding genuine impulse, honesty, physical connection and turn creation through the mask of clown, learn how to develop and perform your own clown turn, and study this challenging art form in a safe environment that encourages play, creativity and self discovery. If you are looking to develop your improvisation, performance or acting skills this physical clown class is for you.
Thursdays Nov 8 – Dec 13 6-9, Dress rehearsal Sat Dec 15, 4-8.
Show Dec 16 @ 6:00
Bio: Elliott James is a lifelong clown and comedy performer and writer, who has many years of clowning experience. With both a BFA in Acting from the University of Alberta, and an MFA in Playwriting from the University of Victoria, Elliott has been trained in clown by Mike Kennard from Mump and Smoot, and playwriting by Kevin Kerr, author of Unity 1918, Studies in Motion, and Spine. Some of Elliott’s previous plays and clown work include Vice Versa, An Evening with Satan, and The Suburban Motel series, among many others.