NOSE TO NOSE INTERNATIONAL

CLOWNING WORKSHOPS

UK, FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY

AND NORTH AMERICA

Created in 1990, Nose to Nose brings together our diverse experiences in the fields of theatre, community building, teaching, storytelling, play therapy, counselling, Special Needs and organisational consultancy. Our influence and training ranges from The Bataclown (France) and  the Sacred Art of Clowning to Jonathan Kays Theatre of Now and the Roy Hart Theatre.
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Our approach

We are committed to small group sizes - 12 participants - and to a person-centred approach that is respectful of each individuals path towards discovering his or her own clown.
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A two-year clown training

Our courses are programmed to offer you a clear progression through our work - Clown 1, 2, 3, Performance and Social Clowning. We recommend that you take at least two years to complete this progression but it can take longer.
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NEWS for 2016

2 CLOWN PERFORMANCES IN JUNE 2016
Come and enjoy 2 clown performances... the result of 6 months work with students on the NEW COURSE called Creating and Performing your own Clown Solo
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COURAGE TO BE - CLOWN 1
A great introduction to our work. Explore and discover our approach to clowning. The course grounds all our work and is an essential first step to all the other levels. For people with or with out previous experience. With Carol Thompson and Ali Bowler
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK 14 Aug  - 19 Aug 2016
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CLOWN, MOVEMENT AND DANCE
Do you feel a bit off balance? Do you bump into yourself? Do you feel a little silly? A short weekend introduction to clowning through free movement with Ali Bowler. No experience required. 17 Jun  - 19 Jun 2016
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CLOWN 1 - 5-DAY COURSE in IRELAND
NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED. Join us to learn the wonderful art of Clowning - June 2016. With Vivian Gladwell and Piotr Bujak. Set in the beautiful Irish countryside
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PLAYBACK AND CLOWNING - UK - 5 PLACES LEFT
An exciting new course in June 2016 with Veronica Needa and Vivian Gladwell. The challenge of Clowning and of Playback Theatre is to keep learning how to speak in as many voices and languages as possible, encompassing our inner and outer worlds. Everyone welcomed to join. 20% reduction for the two of you if you come with a friend.
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POETRY AND CLOWN WITH PAUL MATTHEWS - UK - COURSE FULL
An playful exploration of creative writing and clowning with Paul Matthews
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ACTION THEATRE AND CLOWN - USA
Join us for an exciting journey of research on the edges of Action Theater and Clowning with Billie Jo Joy
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COMEDY = TRAGEDY + TIME - A course for actors - USA
A course for actors wishing to explore what clowning can bring to their dramatic performance and stage presence.
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THE WISDOM OF IMPERFECTION - CLOWN 3 - UK - 3 PLACES LEFT
An essential course for experienced clowns
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CLOWN AND VOICE - UK - 2 PLACES LEFT
David Goldsworthy from the Roy Hart is back in June 2016 - after last year's long waiting list for this popular course
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MASK WITH MIKE CHASE - UK
Another very popular course. Mike Chase is back in July 2016.
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UPCOMING COURSES AND EVENTS

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Events in the UK

 

Events in North America

 

Events in Germany

 

Events in Italy

 

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ITALY / ITALIA


UK


May 2016


AT A LOSS FOR WORDS - POETRY / CLOWN with Paul Matthews
with Paul Matthews and Vivian Gladwell - COURSE FULL
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
13 May  - 15 May 2016

INTRODUCTION TO CLOWNING - WEEKEND
with Vivian Gladwell - 1 place left
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
20 May  - 22 May 2016


June 2016


THE WISDOM OF IMPERFECTION - CLOWN 3 - 2 PLACES LEFT
with Vivian Gladwell and Angela Hopkins
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
5 Jun  - 10 Jun 2016

PLAYBACK THEATRE AND CLOWNING - 5 PLACES LEFT
with Veronica Needa and Vivian Gladwell
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
12 Jun  - 17 Jun 2016

CLOWN, MOVEMENT AND DANCE
with Ali Bowler
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
17 Jun  - 19 Jun 2016

CLOWN AND VOICE - 4 PLACES LEFT
with David Goldsworthy and Vivian Gladwell
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
26 Jun  - 1 Jul 2016


July 2016


COURAGE TO BE - CLOWN 1
with Vivian Gladwell and Ali Bowler
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
3 Jul  - 8 Jul 2016
This course is full – but places are available
for Clown 1 – 14-19 August 2016
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WHO? ME? - CLOWN AND MASK - 5 PLACES LEFT
with Michael Chase and Vivian Gladwell
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
10 Jul  - 15 Jul 2016

LIFEWAYS - FOREST ROW - UK
with Vivian Gladwell
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
24 Jul  - 30 Jul 2016


August 2016


COURAGE TO BE - CLOWN 1
with Carol Thompson and Ali Bowler
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
14 Aug  - 19 Aug 2016

EMBRACING THE UNEXPECTED - CLOWN 2
with Vivian Gladwell and Ali Bowler
Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
21 Aug  - 26 Aug 2016

INTERCULTURAL CLOWNING IN THE UK - COURSE IS FULL
with Bertil Sylvander and Vivian Gladwell

Forest Row, East Sussex, UK
28 Aug  - 2 Sep 2016

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GERMANY / DEUTSCHLAND


April 2016


INTRODUCTION WORKSHOP-POTSDAM-2016
30 Apr 2016

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NORTH AMERICA / USA / CANADA


May 2016


APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR CLOWN FACILITATOR TRAINING 2016 – 2018
May 31 , 2016

 

August 2016


ACTION THEATER AND CLOWNING
Aug 03 - Aug 07, 2016

THE COURAGE TO BE – Clown 1
Aug 09 - Aug 13, 2016

COMEDY = TRAGEDY + TIME - A course for actors
Aug 15 - Aug 19, 2016

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ITALY / ITALIA


March 2016


INTERCULTURAL CLOWNING in Northern Italy - 2 PLACES LEFT
with Vivian Gladwell and Christine Macri
29 Mar - 02 Apr 2016

 

 

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IRELAND / NORTHERN IRELAND


April 2016


Discover the Clown Within
Apr 16 , 2016

 

June 2016


THE COURAGE TO BE
Jun 21 - Jun 25, 2016

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