Workshop (Calgary): Clowing Workshop with Alice Nelson – Morpheus Theatre

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Workshop (Calgary): Clowing Workshop with Alice Nelson – Morpheus Theatre

Morpheus TheatreClowning Workshop
With Alice Nelson

Saturday, February 9, 12:00 – 6:00pm

SYNOPSIS:
Clowns aren’t just for birthdays….think of Mr.Bean, Lucille Ball, Charlie Chaplin, Carol Burnett and the hilarious clowns of Cirque du Soleil! In this class, students will share their sense of humor through games and ensemble exercises. They will explore physical comedy, character clown work and comic routine construction. They will work towards developing an availability to play for the audience.

INSTRUCTOR BIO:
Alice Nelson is an Actor, Playwright, Director, Producer, Puppeteer, Improviser and Clown based in Calgary, Alberta. She holds an MFA in Ensemble Created Theatre from Dell’Arte Physical Theatre School in California. She has written and toured three solo shows and co-created productions regarding social and political issues. Her company, Organized Crime is dedicated to producing controversial works that bear witness to the world we know . She has directed for Lunchbox Theatre (selected as Emerging Director 2011/2012) , Loose Moose Theatre and Empress Theatre. She frequently leads workshops in clown, melodrama, Commedia and improv. Her passion is supporting Clowns Without Borders and raising awareness of their amazing work!

Where: Lower Level, Parkdale Community Centre (3512 5 Avenue NW)
Cost: $40 (discounts available for groups of 5 or more, Or, register for 3 workshops and get the 3rd one for 50% off! contact Morpheus Theatre for details)

Refreshments served from 11:30 to 12:00.
Afternoon Break from 3:00 to 3:30pm (please bring your own food and drink)
For more information, or to register, please visit our website at https://tickets.morpheustheatre.ca or call (403) 246-2999.
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