Spymonkey Clown Class in NY (March 10-15, 2011)

The full details about the class

A five-day workshop with Aitor Basauri, Spymonkey co founder, clown teacher at the Phillipe Gaulier School, Paris and Cirque Du Soliel, Montreal.

Participants will learn to develop what makes them funny, hone their skills and discover how to make an audience belly laugh whilst being part of a great group dynamic. The performer who dares to stand before a crowd, unafraid to make mistakes and find pleasure in being wonderfully silly will reap fruitful rewards. We strongly believe that it is in this moment that the seed for the best performances can begin.

MARCH 10th – 15th 2011

Thursday through Tuesday (no class on Sat. March 12.)
10am – 5pm with slight variations

Fee – $400 ($350 for early registration before January 15)
Payment to be made through Paypal

For registration and enquiries please contact:
Hilary Chaplain, contact person and organizer: hilary@hilarychaplain.com

AITOR BASAURI studied at the Centro Andaluz de Teatro in Seville and at the Philippe Gaulier School in London. Performed in The Servant of Two Masters at Sheffield Crucible (1996), Axomate at the Seville Expo (1992), Eulenspiegel (1991) and in Karl’s Kuhne Gassenchau’s Grand Paradis and Stau in Zurich (1997 and 1998). Director of Little Prince for Donkey Productions (1997), Un Vento Impetuoso for La Canoppia (1996) and Meci Y Me Fui for Pez Enraya ( 1997). In 1999 he appeared in Circus Knie, the Swiss State Circus, and in 2000 formed his own company Punto Fijo, based in Bilbao. Appeared in Cirque Images’ 2003 series Solstrom for Bravo Cable Network. Performed in Zumanity – Another Side of Cirque du Soleil at the New York New York Hotel Casino, Las Vegas, 2003-05. Appeared in Bertold Brecht’s Senor Carrera’s Rifles at the Young Vic, directed by Paul Hunter (2007). He is a regular teacher at the Philippe Gaulier School in Paris.

Find out more about Spymonkey on their website: http://www.spymonkey.co.uk

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