What Happened at Clowning Summer School

Sep 04 2017

Wowee! What a week! 

I've been teaching clowning for over 10 years, but never have I had the opportunity to steep 12 people in the state of clown for  5 whole, consecutive days. I had notions about what might happen, but I chose to stay open to the process, designing each day as it came, in relation to the groups development and interests. 

We met in a lovely school hall in the centre of Bristol. As with all my cour... Read more >

Blessed be the Artists

Dec 13 2016

Beyond The Ridiculous have been incredibly lucky this term to have not one, not two but three visual artists sit in during our live performances and draw what they see. Each artist has their own unique approach and all have produced works of wonder that capture the spirit of Beyond The Ridiculous. We are overjoyed with what they've produced and over-excited at the potential for further collaboration between our form and o... Read more >

Look! Photos From Our Clown Show!

Nov 25 2016

Here's some photos from our show at the end of the 10 week Advanced Comic Performance course. These 12 brave adventurers spent the last 10 weeks exploring stupidity, sensitivity, connection, support, timing, breathing, status, character, presence and joy. The idiots have been unleashed! 

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