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Workshops (Edmonton) Clown: Extreme Joey/Auguste

Workshops (Edmonton) Clown: Extreme Joey/Auguste

Fool Moon/Small Matters Productions presents:
Advanced Clown Workshop: Extreme Joey & Auguste

A powerful, unique approach to discovering the full range of the personal Clown.

In the European tradition of Clown duos, the clever, confident leader is called the Joey, and the lovable, bumbling follower is called the Auguste. Your Core Clown may identify more as one than the other, but every clown persona contains a fluid mixture of both energies.

The Extreme Joey -
 Dare to be fabulous as you explore:
• Absolute Selfishness, Beauty and Power – without Guilt
• Sexy, Gorgeous High-Status
• Minions falling over themselves to Wait on You
• Unbounded Self-Trust
• Limitless Stage Presence

The Extreme Auguste – Dare to be vulnerable as you explore:
• Always on the Brink of Joy or Heartbreak, Bliss or Panic, Hope or Despair
• Living to Play
• An absolutely Innocent Gullible, Impulsive, Digressive Nature
• Creating Endless Problems and Glorious Mistakes

Working in duos, you’ll experience the rich material that flows from the Extreme Joey & Auguste relationship.

“Jan’s Extreme Joey & Auguste workshop was one of the best experiences and trainings I have found. Explore the extremes in your self, find your power. This workshop is unlike anything you have taken before, and it is magical.”
– Chaslee Schweitzer, Asst Professor of Voice, University of Oklahoma City

“Extreme Joey was exactly what I needed. Jan creates a space where anything can happen and everything’s freeing and joy filled! Take this course – it’ll change your life positively in ways you can’t even imagine.”
– Christine Abrams, music teacher, clown

Dates: May 23 – 26, 2024
Hours: 10 am – 6 pm ( 32 hours of instruction )
Location: University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
Max class size: 12

Investment: $600 Includes: a $150 deposit to secure your spot
Early Bird: $550 til April 1st
Prerequisite: Some clowning experience

For more info, contact Jan at

Jan Henderson is one of Canada’s leading teachers and directors of Mask and Clown.
Through her company, Fool Moon Productions, she has devoted over 40 years to helping people get in touch with their most authentic, playful and creative aspect – their inner Wise Fool – and use it to enrich their personal and professional lives. She studied and performed extensively with master clown teacher, Richard Pochinko, and co-founded with him what is now the Theatre Resource Centre, Toronto. As co-artistic director and performer with internationally acclaimed Small Change Theatre, she literally clowned her way around the world, discovering first hand that laughter is the universal language. Jan teaches Neutral Mask at Grant MacEwan University, and the University of Alberta, where she has received four awards for excellence in teaching. She is a recipient of Global Television’s Woman of Vision Award, and the Elizabeth Haynes Stirling Award for Outstanding Contribution to Theatre. Jan is Senior Artistic Associate of Small Matters Productions, where she has co-created and directed shows that enjoy critical acclaim on international stages. Her lifetime of work is celebrated in the documentary, The Wise Fool, directed by Geraldine Carr of Shiny Carr Productions. Foolmoon  / Smallmatters

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