Hilary Chaplain teaching in NY in Nov (earlybird deadline tomorrow!)

Hilary Chaplain Marshmallows

Hilary Chaplain Marshmallows

Hilary Chaplain is teaching another physical comedy class in NY.  If you haven’t studied with her, you should!

This class will explore physical comedy from a clown point of view. Expand your physical vocabulary, develop tools for playing comedy using the techniques of slapstick, improvisation, partnership, comic timing, and accidents in solo, duo, and group exercises. Through active games and dynamic exercises you will build short pieces of material using these skills. Physical comedy is funny within context and because of the reaction of the performer, so you will combine technique with context to discover the funny.

Saturday, Nov. 19 11:00am – 6:00pm
Triskelion Arts 106 Calyer Street Brooklyn, NY 11222

Sunday, Nov. 20 11:00am – 6:00pm
Gowanus Arts 295 Douglass Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217

COST: $225

DEPOSIT: $50 to hold your place (refundable until NOV. 1)

Balance can be paid on the first day by cash or check.

EARLY BIRD: $200 – Sign up by NOV. 1 with a $50 deposit

For more info: http://www.hilarychaplain.com/

Here’s a little more about Hilary from her website:

Hilary Chaplain has been recognized as one of America’s

foremost professional physical comediennes, performing her original solo and ensemble work for over a decade throughout the US, Canada, South America ,Europe and Asia.  Uncovering the humor in everyday life, Hilary’s extraordinary work has won accolades worldwide. She is also a founding member of the New York Goofs (est.1998) appearing with them in prestigious New York venues such as Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Medora Musical, and on tour at Wolf Trap with Bob McGrath from Sesame Street.

Hilary was an adjunct professor of clowning at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts for eight years and has taught numerous workshops in clowning and physical comedy.  Known as “Nurse Nice”, she has been entertaining hospitalized children with the renowned Big Apple Circus Hospital Clown Program® (since 1987) and has been invited to teach Hospital Clowning internationally.

A graduate of Hampshire College with a BA in Theatre Arts, Hilary has also worked with such teaching greats as Tony Montanaro, Aitor Basauri Barruetabeña, Avner Eisenberg, Julie Goell, Philippe Gaulier, Angela de Castro, David Shiner, Dick Monday, Ami Hattab, Bob Berky and Bill Irwin, to develop her unique style of performance.

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