WEEKEND INTENSIVE IN FORM – Clown, bouffon, character, melodrama and jeu

WEEKEND INTENSIVE IN FORM
Clown, bouffon, character, melodrama and jeu 
Bootsy Collins by Michael Weintrob

WHAT:
A three day taster of the language of comedy and physical performance. Over the weekend we will explore the forms of jeu, clown, bouffon, character and melodrama.

WHEN:
August 28-30, 2015

FOR WHO: 
Designed for both non-performers as well as professional and pre-professional actors, dancers, writers, critical thinkers and physical performers.

MORE WHAT:
Le Jeu
French word for play. The foundation of all performance under this pedagogy. A day of discovering how to have fun, how to play on the stage.

Melodrama
The play of performing the greatest emotions of the human palette, the song of the human experience, amplified for 5000 people.

Character
The pleasure to be hidden inside the full bodied mask of a character.

Bouffon
The art of social satire.

Clown
The joy of being ridiculous.

TIMES:
Friday August 28, 6-10pm,
Saturday August 29, 11-5pm
Sunday August 30, 1-5pm

HOW MUCH:
$250/$200 for CAEA/union affiliated/teachers/previous students

$75 deposit required to hold a spot.

LOCATION:
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement, Toronto

Auditing options available.
Bursaries available.
Limited Space available.

For more info or to reserve a spot:
visit: www.quiptake.com,
email: adlazarus@rogers.com
call: 416-821-3833

TAUGHT BY WHO:
Adam Lazarus is an internationally celebrated artist and acting instructor across Canada, the USA and in Europe. He is a sessional instructor at The National Theatre School of Canada and a regular facilitator of workshops for many of Canada’s top musicians, theatre and film makers. He is the artistic-director of the Toronto Festival of Clowns and a graduate of École Philippe Gaulier.