|Matthew (left) and Brian (right, seen here in a Q&A at Clownfest) are both experienced teachers and are available to coach students and artists in clown, circus skills and other areas of the arts.|
|Clown for Kids
A workshop designed especially for youngsters aged 5 to 10.
The focus is on having FUN while exploring comic faces, postures, and classic routines. Teaching games like "Get the Cheese", "Silly Statue", and "Boss and Dummy" keep the atmosphere playful and exciting. This workshop has been taught to many thousands of children at Circus Camps, School Residencies, and Special Events.
Clown for Actors
A workshop for drama students and professional actors.
The philosophy behind the artform, and specific techniques to keep you in the moment and to find the comedy inherent in the tension between performer and audience. Learn classic routines, ancient and modern styles, and the characters of circus and Commedia dell'Arte. This workshop has been taught to high-school conservatory students, university drama majors, and professional performers in theaters and circus schools.
Learn to juggle, balance, and tumble! The skill sets taught vary, depending on the age of the students and the goals of the class. Put on your own three-ring circus!