INTRODUCTION TO CLOWNING – WEEKEND – LEICESTER, UK
Saturday November 16, 2019 - Sunday November 17, 2019
Starts 10:30 on first day - Finishes 13:30 on last day
Clowning is a state of playfulness that brings us to experience a child-like, naïve and vulnerable state of being. Paradoxically we grow, learn and are strengthened through reconnecting playfully with what makes us most vulnerable. This approach to clowning is not a technique (tricks, gags and routines) but a personal journey towards finding one’s own unique way of being a clown, by listening and being receptive, essential skills for any creative and imaginative expression. It is only when we let go our control over things that we begin to be surprised by the depth of what reveals itself to us. Come for a weekend of letting go and freeing up!
The group is limited to 12
Vivian is the founder and director of Nose to Nose and has given hundreds of workshops around the world. He lives both in the UK and France where he started clowning in 1978. He speaks French and English fluently.
Vivian began teaching in 1988 as part of the Lifeways Festival at Emerson College – UK. He trained as a facilitator with the Bataclown in 1990 and joined their team in 1991 also working as a modern day Court Jester (Clownanalyst).
He created Nose to Nose UK in 1990, Nose to Nose of North America in 2006 and Fool View, the Social Clowning group and has trained facilitators in the UK, the USA, Germany and Italy – view history.
He continues his role as ambassador for the work by researching the applications of clowning in the context of teacher training, medicine, conflict management, ecology and intercultural work in many countries (South Africa, USA, Senegal, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Italy, Germany, Norway…)
He holds clowning as a social playground for exploring our humanity.
Course fee: £135 – Tuition only
COURSE OPEN TO ALL
Accommodation and meals:
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During the workshop the cafe at the venue is open until 4pm on Saturday. Coffee tea and light meals are available to purchase here. (Please bring a drink for the afternoon break). The village is a five to ten minute walk away with pubs and cafes or alternatively feel free to bring a packed lunch with you
Date and times:
Saturday 16th November 2019 10.30am – 6.00pm
Sunday 17th November 2019 9.00am – 1.30pm
Venue: Swan Corporate Ltd, Ground Floor,
Swan House Business Centre,
The Park, Market Bosworth,
Warwickshire, CV13 0LJ
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