Clown Conservatory Offering 3 5 week intensives (SF)
We’ve featured Joe DieffenbacherÂ Â and the Clown Conservatory before. The CLOWN CONSERVATORY at Circus Center San Francisco, is offering a 15 week Clown Intensive in the Winter of 2014-15. Â The intensive is made up of three separate 5 week intensives. Â Students can take any individual 5 week workshop, combine any two, or sign up for all three for a comprehensive 15 week course in Clown and Physical Comedy! Application deadline for Winter Intensives is Sep. 20, 2014
If you have any questions about the program, send an email to Clown Conservatory DirectorÂ Joe Dieffenbacher atÂ [email protected].
The three workshops are as follows: CLOWN: The Physical Comedian â€“Â Nov. 3 â€“ Dec. 7, 2014:Â A 5 week workshop with classes inÂ Clown, Physical Comedy, Movement Studies, Slapstick, Solo & Partner AcrobaticsÂ andÂ Improv.Â We’ll give you the tools to develop professional level performance material for cabaret, theatrical clowning, street theater and circus.
CLOWN: Puppet, Prop, Mask â€“Â Jan. 12 â€“ Feb. 15, 2015:Â A 5 week workshop exploring the common language betweenÂ ClownÂ andÂ Puppetry. Prop play is essential for good clowning. This workshop will develop your technique as well as your imagination.
CLOWN: The Talking Clown â€“Â Feb. 23 â€“ Mar. 29, 2015:Â This 5 week workshop explores the bridge betweenÂ ClownÂ andÂ Stand Up Comedy, characters fromÂ Commedia dellâ€™arteÂ and the ribald humor ofÂ Bouffon.
More info atÂ http://circuscenter.org/clown-conservatory/