Two week Summer Clown School led by Denni Dennis 13th of July - 24th of july 2020, at Teater Bæst, Nørrebro, Copenhagen, Denmark.
This Summer Clown School will be a guided journey to discover your unique, personal and intuitive clown and bring it to life.
Learn how to build up and maintain contact with the audience and how to use the system of the power of three seconds. Denni Dennis will combine his background of the European style of Jacques Lecoq, the Russian character clown and the Pochinko method, with his personal experience working in clown and as a clown teacher.
Throughout this 2 week Summer Clown School he will let the student explore the clown’s world – what makes us laugh and why?
The emphasis will be on having fun and searching for the beauty and poetry of each clown.
The Summer Clown School will allow the student to take space and use the opportunity to explore plastic training, status play, improvisation, parody, and personal creativity, working both individually and within groups.
Week 1 of the Summer Clown School will be the week where you will get a platform of different clown techniques. You will explore how they work, and how you can put them together for hitting the space called clown.
Week 2 of the Summer Clown School you will get the possibility for using the techniques you have explored in the first week.
In week 2 you will get the possibility for building up characters and acts.
You will creat a solo act, a doublet act and a trio in week 2.
Denni Dennis will support your process of creating acts, and every day will end with a showing of the afternoon's work for the class.
The 2nd week of the Summer Clown School will end with a Cabaret Night, hosted by Teater Bæst, where all acts created at the Summer Clown School will have the possibility to be performed and tried out in front of an audience.
Week 1: 13th - 17th of July, 10am - 5pm
Week 2: 20th - 24th of July, 10am - 5pm
Cabaret Night on Friday 24th of July at 9pm
2 week Summer Clown School - Price 5.000,- DKK
Only week 1 - Price 3.000,- DKK
Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and housing arrangements as well as for providing their own health insurance that will cover medical care in Denmark for the duration of the program.
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Denni Dennis, born in Denmark and founder of his international Company
"Denni Dennis Company of Clowns"
Denni has extensive training in the Jacques Lecoq style of mime, the Russian character clown, and the Pochinko method (Native American spiritual clown) which he has been studying with Sue Morrison in Canada.
Denni is also a student in mime teaches by the Russian theater professor Elena Markova.
His work has taken him around Europe, USA, Canada, Australia and Russia both as a professional clown, workshop leader and director.
He combines clown, mask, dance, acting, and improvisation in order to create unique and dynamic characters.
His clown work has been featured in theatre, circus, dance performance and art installation.
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