Funny Bones - Clown with Amy Gwilliam

Clown Weekend Intensive with Amy Gwilliam

Saturday, 22nd May 2021 at 10:00am
The Monkey House

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£75.00 + £3.76 fees

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Weekend Intensive 

22, 23 May

10:00 - 17:00 each day

Funny Bones

Led by Fourth Monkey Clown teacher Amy Gwilliam, this is a terrific opportunity to find and foster your clown. In pursuing our clown, we are gifted back spontaneity, wonder, vulnerability and radiance - on stage and off!  

 

Through a range of comic techniques and unbridled physical play, Amy will encourage you to discover your uniquely funny bones. By the end of the course, you will be able to:  

 

  • grasp the fundamental rhythms behind clowning 
  • understand the basic foundations of comic play and timing 
  • build comic rapport and an ability to interact with the audience  
  • expand your emotional and physical range 
  • foster improvisation and devising skills 
  • be able to transform improvised material into rehearsed solo and/or ensemble performance  
  • shine in failure 
  • and shine! 

Amy is a theatre maker and facilitator, passionate about what it means to be a creative human, and how to be one. Her most recent work - including Frankie Foxstone a.k.a. The Profit, MUMMY, and the upcoming Oh My Goddess! - are site-specific, intimate and/or interactive. Following a degree in English at Cambridge University, she trained for 2 years with Philippe Gaulier, with additional short trainings with Peta Lily, Complicité, Spymonkey, Told by an Idiot, SITI Company, Song of the Goat, Cardboard Citizens and at Ecole Jacques Lecoq. In 2010 she co-founded Teatro Entre Escombros in Spain, making and touring award-winning shows there for 4 years. Now based in London, Amy is one of The Mono Box's longest standing facilitators, curating the European Theatre Week, as well as the current Mono Makers Month. She regularly teaches at Fourth Monkey, East 15, Drama Studio London and London Studio Centre. She is an active member of Clowns Without Borders, and a core facilitator for Theatre for a Change. Amy also often works behind the scenes - as dramaturg, director and/or co-writer - with a particular attraction to clown, satire and black comedy. www.amygwilliam.com  


To be able to participate in this workshop, all attendees will be asked to provide a Lateral Flow Test result before entering the building. These tests can be done in a local testing centre near you (find the nearest @ https://www.gov.uk/find-covid-19-lateral-flow-test-site) or they can be ordered for free on the gov.uk website.
Please note: Lateral Flow Test result should be taken and submitted a maximum of 3 days before the event start, and sent to office@fourthmonkey.co.uk.
Entry without a Lateral Flow Test result will not be permitted, and your ticket will be invalidated without a refund.

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When

Starts: Saturday, May 22nd 2021 at 10:00am
Ends: 5:00pm

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Timezone: Europe/London
Bookings close: May 21st 2021

Where

The Monkey House
97-101 Seven Sisters Road
London
N7 7QP
United Kingdom
 

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The Monkey House is located within easy walking distance of numerous tube stations, accessed by the Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria Lines: 


• Finsbury Park (Piccadilly & Victoria Line) 9 minute walk 
• Archway tube (Northern Line) 21 minute walk 
• Arsenal tube (Piccadilly Line) 16 minute walk 
• Holloway Road tube (Piccadilly Line) 13 minute walk 
• Upper Holloway (Overground) 21 minute walk 
• Drayton Park (Overground) 17 minute walk 


The venue is also accessible via a number of local bus routes including the numbers 4, 17, 29, 43, 91, 253, 254, 259, 263 & 271. 


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