Discover Your Clown – Red Nose Clowning

The ‘child like’ person behind the red nose is hidden in all of us.  We all have a clown living somewhere inside us. Sometimes our clown energy is readily apparent; sometimes buried so deeply that nobody knows where it came from, who it is, or what makes it tick.  Clowns are powerful communicators of action, expression, sounds and emotions. They are not worrying about whether whatever they do makes sense or if it is the right thing to do. The more it goes wrong, more the success. They fail, accept and try again.

This is a workshop for everyone starting from students, homemakers, office goers and artists. The preliminary lively exercises will help to open your imaginary world. It is designed to provide tools for performers to make specific choices from the world of endless possibilities. By using contemporary clown principles, you will be able to work ‘here and now’ on stage.

The workshop aims at a playful exploration and opening up the basic Clown principles and rules.

Seeking one’s own clown is primarily working towards self expression. This workshop will help you to develop a freedom in improvisation. It will help you to grasp the essence of ‘ living in the moment’ and develop a relationship not only with space and object but also to yourself and others.

Facilitator Bio: Tapasya

Tapasya is an actor, a musician (Violinist) and a core member of The Theatre Garage Project since 2010. She is a graduate from National School Of Drama (2012-2015) with acting major. Her need to explore herself further guided her to London School of Music and Dramatic Arts where she studied a diploma in Classical acting (Shakespeare).

Her journey with clowning started In 2010 when she joined a 15 day residency with TGP in Ramgarh, Uttrakhand. She was introduced to intensive body, acting and theatre clowning work .

She has taught acting in various schools in India. She has taken clown workshop with Zorba the Buddha, Danza Performing Arts and National school of Drama TIE Agartala.

Presently she is tied up with British Council Kolkata for theatre workshops for children. She is also a performing member in Zangoora at Kingdom of Dreams. She has also acted in the films ‘Dear Maya’ and R Balki’s film ‘Padman’

Date & Time : 21st April 2018 (10.00 AM – 1.00 PM)

Scholarship for Artists/Students also available.

Contact : Yama
Phone :  +91 9311115748
EMAIL : nirvana@zorbathebuddha.org

 

 
 

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