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Workshop: Physical Comedy & Clown
May 14, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Sunday, repeating until May 21, 2017
Physical Comedy and Clown Workshop with Suzanne Santos
5//14 South Annex – 3-6pm
5/21 Little top – 3-6pm
In this class students will learn performance skills and how to create their own acts. They will learn how to physically transform to create their own characters, as well as utilize costume and make-up.Students will learn comedic three beats, French clown entrees, and slapstick. We will also be playing cooperative and imaginative games. They will have opportunities to share their work and receive feedback in this laboratory setting. Clown and physical comedic performance can be seen in silent films, television, the circus, and in theaters all over the world.
Two 3-hour classes. It is ideal for a student to be at all classes. Students can come to one with instructor permission.
Enroll online! http://tiny.cc/bookeo-suz
Price: $180 for series ($100 for 1 class)
Suzanne Santos is a clown, actor, director, and educator. As an actor, Suzanne toured internationally with the award winning production of Corpus Christi. As a clown, her credits include The Pickle Family Circus School Tour, The New York Clown Festival, Clowns Without Borders, El Circo Cheapo Cabaret, and Le Carnaval Carmagnole. She is the Lead Clown Coach and Writer/Director of the Road Shows for Circus Smirkus in Vermont. Suzanne has also acted, written, and directed at CASA 0101 in Los Angeles. She has had the privilege of teaching at Second City, Aloft Circus Arts, Playwrights’ Arena, The Actors’ Gang, Prescott Circus Theatre, San Francisco Circus Center, and San Francisco Arts Education Project. She has worked with the Dell’Arte Youth Academy as an instructor, Assistant Director, and Director. Suzanne holds a Teaching Credential from San Francisco State University and a BA in Theatre from George Fox University. She has an MA in Queer, Activist, Experimental Performance, and Theatrical Clowning from New College of California. She is a graduate of The Clown Conservatory and Dell’Arte International. www.suzsantos.com