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Clown as Performance (4 Nights) - MELB

This workshop is for people with some performance experience.

  • Starts 17 June
  • 450 Australian dollars
  • Trades Hall

Service Description

This workshop is for people with some performance experience; as a clown, actor, improviser or comedian. It helps if you have had some clown training. We will build on all the core learning areas of the ‘Intro to Clown’ workshop (Looking to the Laugh, Repeating the Funny, Learning to Love the Flop, Saving your Mate, Doing Something vs Doing Nothing) and I will begin to provoke you as the ‘Boss Clown’ to help you find the ridiculous. We will explore finding the game within the scene and we may even attempt to insert clowns into scripted scenes. The workshop will finish by looking at ways to create clown scenes and I will run you through how I build a show (although this may still be some way off for you). Focus: Provoking the Idiot Finding the Game Clowns in Scripted Scenes Creating Original Clown Material/Scenes Full refund available up to 48hrs before the workshop begins. INSTRUCTOR BIO: Damien Warren-Smith (A.K.A. Garry Starr) is a performer whose solo work has played festivals all over the world, picking up numerous awards along the way. Having trained and worked as an actor for over 15 years he re-trained as a clown with the likes of Mick Barnfather, Peta Lily, John Wright, Lucy Hopkins, Carlo Jacucci and Philippe Gaulier before forming the clown troupe A Plague of Idiots. His solo shows have played to packed houses in Melbourne, London, Oslo, Berlin, LA and Las Vegas and he has taught workshops across the UK, Australia and Japan. He currently lives out of a suitcase and goes where the wind takes him.

Upcoming Sessions

Contact Details

  • Victorian Trades Hall Council, Victoria Street, Carlton VIC, Australia


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