** MORE Tip-top Clowns Spill Beans – AGAIN! **
On Sundays at 12 noon and Wednesdays at 9pm (Dublin) there’s an online public discussion of goals and tactics: a panel of top clowns, clown teachers and academics will workshop ideas about their craft in public. Clown Power is a secretive cabal of comedy performers who’ve been working for the last decade to take over. They’re on the brink:
Today! Clown Power Live S01E02 – “The Commonwealth Edition” is at 9pm (Dublin) 01.04.2020 (21:00). ***
It will last about an hour or so (time zone constraints).
Maggie Irving is on audience warmups. * Antonella with be Ring Boss/chair.
There will be a toilet break and announcements half way. * Audience member on Zoom will be able to ask the panel member questions via chat. * There’s a live YouTube feed at the same time…
Sue Morrison from Canada, is on of the worlds most renowned clown teachers. Her ‘clown through mask’ workshops have enabled several generations of transgressive performers. –
Mooky Cornish, also from Canada, has toured with Canada’s largest circus corporation and with her own amazing solo show. In her spare time she like to eat chocolate biscuits and teach.
Emma Maye Gibson (AKA Betty Grumble) is a Sydney based performance artist. – Maggie Irving, UK, is a clown, teacher and researcher with a ‘Practice as Research’ PhD in becoming a female clown. She’s passionate about clowning and bringing the art of clowning into stand up comedy, business and life.
Clare Bartholomew has been performing, writing, directing, teaching and producing new work in Australia and internationally for more than 20 years.
Antonella Casella is an influential circus advocate, producer, director, dramaturg and performer. She works part time for renowned Australian company, Circus Oz where she is Senior Artistic Associate.
Angela de Castro has been performing since she was 17 years old, beginning in her native Brazil. She was a member of the original cast of the ground-breaking show ‘Macunaima’ (1977-1980), which changed the face of Brazilian theatre and played to an audience of over ½ million people in Brazil alone. She presently teaches, performs and dreams in London. **
The Clown Power series of discussions is produced by Dave Spathaky of Zoo Logical for Clown Power.
Dave says: Hi everyone. This all new and all good. I’ve invested my bank balance in Clown Power and this new series. I’m asking you, if you can, to send as little or as much as you can so I can refill my fridge (please send as friends/family so we can recoup at maximum efficacy). Thank in advance.
Here’s the https://www.paypal.me/DavidSpathaky I’ll see you all on the other side of this, stay safe and juggle. –
Ring is circus slang for the performing er… ring. It’s 42 feet across. Also the answer to everything. –
Boss is Dutch in origin and is a bastardization of the Dutch “base.” Its use was a uniquely American way of avoiding the word “master,” which had quickly become associated with slavery by the mid-19th century.