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Clowning Summer School (5-days)

This 5 day course builds on Holly’s Introduction to Clowning Weekend, offering participants opportunities to drop deeper into the state of clown, exploring ever riskier realms of interactive clown improvisation.

You need to have completed Holly's Introduction To Clowning to attend this course.

Hooray! We will play and play for 5 whole days, discovering more about your clown each day. There will be opportunities galore to explore:

-solo, pairs and ensemble improvisation

-rhythm and surprise, the mechanics of physical comedy

-seeing and being seen

-audacious / authentic audience connection

-owning / playing with the flop

-playful voice work

-freeing body work

-dressing up

-guided reflection sessions to capture your clown’s wisdom

Dates / Times / Cost

Dates: 27-31 August 2018
Times: 10am-6pm each day
People: 12
Venue: St Michaels on the Mount Primary School, central Bristol

Cost: £350* / £300** / £250***
*This is our sponsor rate. It's for those who are earning enough money that they feel able to support another participant to attend for the supported rate.
**This is our standard rate.
***This is our supported rate for those who are unemployed or in full time education.

The questions on the application form are designed to help Holly organise balanced groups of participants, taking things like age, gender, performance experience and hopes for the workshop into account to create optimum learning groups.


To read about what happened during Holly's Clowning Summer School 2017, check out this here blog.

“Fun, silly, cathartic, deep, real, therapeutic, adventure, liberating.”

“A deep dive into fuller, funnier, more compassionate relationship with yourself, other people and the world around you. A massive opportunity to learn to play whatever the emotional weather or outside context.”

“The whole week was an absolute treat.”

BOOK A PLACE ON Clowning Summer School (5-days)


27 August 2018 - 31 August 2018

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