February 7 - March 28
7pm - 10pm
Starting from the roots of classical pantomime, we progress to a fast-paced style of physical theater using gestural language. Working in ensemble to build micro and macro images that essentialize storytelling, this form of shared creation gets to grips with raw components of expression through the primacy of movement and action.
It all happens on a small playing area, or trestle. First introduced in the early 1900’s by Jacques Copeau, the trèteau nu or naked stage was used to develop simplicity and vital physicality. Reducing the space promotes clarity and cultivates imagination.
This is strong ensemble training and a lot of fun. The possibilities are limitless!
Open to all levels. Click to register for Body-Motion-Gesture
February 11 & 12
Saturday & Sunday
10am – 5pm
In Clown, we embark on the wondrous journey to rediscover innocence and uncover the
pleasure of play. It is a daring adventure, in which we open our fragile hearts in search of fun.
The little red nose (the smallest mask) is a great liberator. It requires generosity and summons
transparency, revealing our wonderful and complicated simplicity.
A riotous inquiry . . . a playful encounter . . . a look at our laughable & loveable selves.
We love clowns because they make us laugh while revealing the range of mythical and
emotional archetypes within each one of us.
To find your clown is to tap into your own, personal source of spontaneous
expressiveness and to experience the pleasure of play.
The honesty and openness we find in clown will follow us everywhere we go.
Open to all levels. Click to register for Clown Weekend!