Traditional circus clown, Russian style
In the first part of the workshop (estimated 4 hours) we will get acquainted with the basic rules for preparing a clown repertoire for a circus arena. Do some exercises on the development of improvisation. Learn the different types of comic trick. Next, learn how to use ordinary objects for other purposes. We will learn to create comic situations interacting with ordinary objects. Use items as a circus props.
Further more complicated, we come up with a problem and solve it in an unusual way.
And the most important part of the workshop will be devoted to the study of classic clown entre. Each participant will try to play a role in the classic clown scene.
The second part of the workshop (estimated 4 hours) will be built in the following way: All participants will receive a task – using the skills learned in the first part of the workshop, create their own clown act. Or, to introduce the skills learned in the first part of the workshop into an already ready own comic repertoire. Thus, the second part of the workshop we will hone and improve
Part 3 of the workshop is a concert where students show what they have learned (Part 3 of the workshop is done only if students have such a desire)