Pig Iron Presents a Bouffon Masterclass with me…

Pig Iron Presents Bouffon Masterclass with Toronto’s Adam Lazarus *One Night Only – Monday, November 23*   Join us for a Bouffon master class with Toronto’s award-winning Adam Lazarus, former pedagogical assistant to Philippe Gaulier. Take the plunge into a world of hypocrisy, razor-sharp mockery, physical precision and the satirical world of the bouffon. About the workshop …

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

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

2 Week Creation Workshop in July

This July, I’m running a two week intensive geared towards creation and presentation. This course focuses on the generation and refining of material. Starting with the question, ‘what’s on your mind?‘ and ending the two weeks with created plays, character monologues, turns, dialogues, or readings that are ready for public viewing. The goal is for …

MIND/BODY AND AUTHENTIC MOVEMENT Intensive with Tedi Tafel from Montreal

Back by popular demand! Mind/Body & Authentic Movement Intensive with Tedi Tafel from Montreal June 23 – 27, 2014 10am-1:30pm daily ABOUT THE WORKSHOP This workshop will bring together two very different, yet complementary, physical practices: Mind/Body training and Authentic Movement. Mind/Body begins with form and looks to find the life inside that shapes it …

Nighttime Bouffon and Jeu Intensive with Adam Lazarus – August 18-22, 2014

For the first time in 5 years, Adam Lazarus is offering an evening class in Bouffon and Jeu. Don’t miss out! From August 18 – 22, 2014 6pm – 10pm daily The workshop begins with a focus on Jeu – the rediscovery of how to play, mental and physical agility, stillness and complicity in a …

December Jeu and Bouffon workshop – Toronto

Jeu and Bouffon workshop with Adam Lazarus and guest instructors December 9 – 13, 2013 Monday to Friday, 10am to 3pm daily.  The workshop begins with a focus on Jeu – the rediscovery of how to play, mental and physical agility, stillness and complicity in a group. As the week progresses, students will explore the …

MindBody/Authentic Movement with Tedi Tafel, 2013

QUIPTAKE PRESENTS A WORKSHOP WITH TEDI TAFEL Week 1: Monday June 24- Saturday June 29, 10am-1pm Week 2: Monday July 1 – Friday July 5, 10am-1pm   FEES: 1 week for $350 ($280 – CAEA, CADA, ACTRA, previous students and other Unions) 2 weeks for $625 ($500 – CAEA, CADA, ACTRA, previous students and other …

December Workshop in Bouffon

Physical Performance Intensives with Adam Lazarus  One Week Intensive in Bouffon December 3 – 7, 2012 Guest instructors will teach daily: movement, African dance, 5 rhythms and more. This workshop is designed for both non-performers as well as professional and pre-professional actors, dancers, writers, critical thinkers and physical performers, wishing to increase their performance palette. …

QuipTake presents MindBody/Authentic Movement, A Provocation with Tedi Tafel

QuipTake presents a workshop with Tedi Tafel MindBody/Authentic Movement, A Provocation June 25 – June 30, 2012, 10am-1pm Pia Bouman School for Creative Movement $350 ($280 for equity members) *Some bursaries available on a case by case basis – please inquire For information and registration, contact Adam Lazarus at adlazarus(at)rogers(dot)com or 416-821-3833 Space is limited, …

Annual Physical Performance Intensives

Annual Physical Performance Intensives with Adam Lazarus 2 One Week Intensives in Bouffon and Performance April 23 – May 5, 2012 Guest instructors will teach daily: movement, African dance, 5 rhythms and more. These workshops are designed for both non-performers as well as professional and pre-professional actors, dancers, writers, critical thinkers and physical performers, wishing …