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Wednesday 28-Aug-2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (More Dates)

Venue

Tempest Theatre & Film Society
125 Eckhardt Ave E, Penticton, British Columbia Phone Number: (250) 770-7894

Event Description

Ed is Back! This three-day Clown workshop teaches us to seek the sense of joy. To play – free of the limits social convention. To challenge, to rebel, to be surprised, find our beauty, honesty and to FAIL – gloriously. The Tricksters, Wise Fools and Outcasts are present in all cultures. Theatrical Clown training has been part of the actor’s repertoire since ancient times. In Europe, the tradition of the clown encompasses Satyr plays of the Greeks, Bawdy Roman Comedies that become Commedia Dell’ar-tte, Medieval Morality plays, Elizabethan Fools and beyond. Clown teaches us to seek the sense of joy. To play – free of the limits social convention. To challenge, to rebel, to be surprised, find our beauty, honesty and to FAIL – gloriously. Clown training strengthens imagination, emotional honesty and sensitivity to creative impulses. Being present with mind body connection boosts the ability to see things as they COULD be. Through solo and partnered exercises, physical forms and improvisational storytelling, this is a very challenging path for the artist to discover their own beauty in order to be free on stage – to PLAY again. Date: Wednesday August 28 & Thursday August 29 & Friday August 30 Cost: $225 + gst Where: Tempest Theatre and Film Society 125 Eckhardt Ave E., Penticton Time: 10am to 4pm each day Cost : $225 + gst Email: admin@tempest.ca Www.Tempest.ca Edward Foy a multidisciplinary artist and a graduate of USQ's actor training program in Australia. Ed’s vast and varied career spans form Shakespeare to action movies, musical theatre to comedy and Sci-fi, stage, screen, voice work and motion capture. Select credits in Film and TV include Arrow, The Killing, Once Upon a Time, Zoo. Animation and Voice Overs: Super Monsters, Company of Heroes. Theatre: Beauty and the Beast, Merchant of Venice, MacBeth and full performance capture: Assassin's Creed, Star Wars: Battlefront 2, Splinter Cell. He has taught and trained internationally and is always seeking out new approaches to the art and practice of acting. He believes the actors commitment to training is part of a lifelong pursuit of excellence in the work - for actors are athletes - requiring a strong mind, body and heart.

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Available Dates:

Wednesday 28-Aug-2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday 29-Aug-2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday 30-Aug-2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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