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.
August 28-30, 2015
Designed for both non-performers as well as professional and pre-professional actors, dancers, writers, critical thinkers and physical performers.
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.
The play of performing the greatest emotions of the human palette, the song of the human experience, amplified for 5000 people.
The pleasure to be hidden inside the full bodied mask of a character.
The art of social satire.
The joy of being ridiculous.
Friday August 28, 6-10pm,
Saturday August 29, 11-5pm
Sunday August 30, 1-5pm
$250/$200 for CAEA/union affiliated/teachers/
$75 deposit required to hold a spot.
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement, Toronto
Auditing options available.
Limited Space available.
For more info or to reserve a spot:
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.