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Physical Comedy Weekend Intensive June 10-11
Posted May 11, 2017
Come take a workshop to sharpen your skills and open your mind to new ideas about being funny!

What makes it funny? What makes it repeatable? How do we approach writing the funny?

This class will tackle these questions and more while we 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 we will build short pieces of material using these skills. Physical comedy is funny within context and because of the reaction of the performer, so we will combine technique with context to discover the funny.

This class is great for old and young, experienced and novice performers, for clowns, burlesque performers, puppeteers and pretty much any kind of performer who wants to bring comedy and honesty into their work!

Performers of all levels and disciplines are welcome! (18 and older)

Come, we’ll laugh … a lot!

Taught by international performing and teaching artist,
Hilary Chaplain, "a Little Tramp–Lucy Ricardo hybrid" –TimeOut NY NYU Tisch School of the Arts, Big Apple Circus Hospital Clown Care Unit, workshops taught at many festivals and and institutions worldwide.
When:
Saturday, June 10, 11am–6pm
Sunday, June 11, 11am–6pm
Where:
Union St. Dance
725 Union St
Brooklyn, NY
(R train to Union)
How Much:
$200 until May 25
$225 after that

$50 deposit to hold your place.
Balance can be paid on the first day by cash or check.

Pay through PayPal.com to hilary@hilarychaplain.com
Contact:
Hilary Chaplain
hilaryc1@mac.com
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