Healthcare Clowning Call for Abstracts: Due Nov 20!

PLEASE NOTE: THIS DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL NOVEMBER 20!   It’s not often that clowns get praised for being abstract, but here’s our chance! The Healthcare Clowning International Meeting (HCIM) is holding its 2018 meeting from April 4-6, 2018 in Vienna Austria.  The topic of the meeting is “The Art of Clowning- Connecting Culture, Health, and Science.”   CALL […]

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Playing Commedia- 4 classes in Australia

PLAYING COMMEDIA A Series of Classes on the Comic Tradition for Teachers, Actors, Undertakers… facilitated by  Clint Bolster and Ben Cornfoot from Lightwire Theatrical Productions  When: 6.30-9pm, Thursdays March 17, 24, 31 & April 7. Where: Ithaca Church Hall, 80 Enoggera Tce Red Hill/Paddington (Boys’ Brigade Hall), AUSTRALIA! Cost: $85 for all four classes, $70 for students/unemployed (Earlybird discount price […]

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Mexico City Workshops with Audrey Crabtree

Audrey Crabtree, one of the motivating forces behind the NY Clown Theatre Festival, is teaching two workshops in Mexico City in March.   The workshops, about developing material through improvisation and about clown duos and trios, will take place in March.  I believe the classes will be taught in Spanish (or in translation) The workshops are sponsored by ClownMeIn and GABRIELA MUÑO.  […]

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Montreal Circus Festival July 8-25- RIGHT NOW!

Holy Crap.  I don’t know how I missed info about this.  Just happened to read something about a ginormous circus festival happening in Montreal RIGHT NOW.  It features some of the top circuses from around the world (and of course, especially Quebec)  All happening at the same time. The festival, called MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CIRQUE, ( or in English “Completely Circus”) […]

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Funambolika 2010 (Pescara, Abruzzo Italy, July 12-14)

Pescara, Abruzzo (Italy) July 12-13-14 2010 FUNAMBOLIKA is the 4th summer season of circus arts conceived by director and writer Raffaele De Ritis. It takes place in Pescara, in the 1200 seats Teatro D´Annunzio, one of Italy’s most prestigious summer arenas, that in the last 58 years hosted the world’s greatest names of the theatre, dance, opera and jazz. In […]

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25% discount on Musashi- physical comedy from Japan.

An Important Message From – Serving Theatre Since 1884 – Save 25% on Musashi tickets* ($55 & $75 tickets only)Musashi is the story of two legendary swordsmen on a mission for retribution. This riotously funny and intensely dramatic play by Hisashi Inoue depicts the spirit of the samurai and the futility of revenge through Yukio Ninagawa’s lavish directorial rendering. Starring […]

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Report from Polo Circo

I was just on a family vacation in Argentina, and noted with dismay that a circus festival started the week after I left.  WEBSITE:  http://www.festivalpolocirco.gov.ar/ When I was unmarried and child-less, I might have stayed for the week and changed my ticket, but my responsibilities as a husband and father made that impossible.  Fortunately, my brother lives in Buenos Aires, […]

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International Clown Hall of Fame to Open Doors on May 21.

ENTER LAUGHING!  Baraboo’s International Clown Hall of Fame & Research Center Opens For Funny Business On Friday, May 21, 2010   Baraboo, WI (April 29, 2010) — The world’s foremost organization dedicated to the preservation of the art, craft and history of clowning will open its doors in Baraboo on Friday, May 21, 2010 at 10 am.  The International Clown […]

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Call for submissions 2010 Toronto Festival of Clown

Call for submissions 2010 Toronto Festival of Clowns From June 3rd to 6th, 2010, some of the World’s best Clown and Physical performers will take over 6 Noble Street, the beautiful Pia Bauman School of Creative Movement. ABOUT THE FESTIVAL.The Toronto Festival of Clowns aims to bring together clowns and physical theatre artists of all disciplines and backgrounds and provide […]

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February 25: International Commedia Dell’Arte Day

(Thanks to new papa Brian Foley for bringing this to my attention!) He’ll also be performing at the View Theatre, Roy Arias Studios on Feb 25 in celebration.  See the postcard below for details) Associazione SAT has proclaimed February 25, 2010, a worldwide Commedia dell’Arte Day Simultaneous events will occur all around the world as theatre companies, scholars, students, and […]

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