FREE Into to Theatrical Clowning Workshop

Starts: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Free Workshop - Tuesday 10/17, 2:30pm-5:30pm

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Instructor: Jean Taylor

Jean E. Taylor is a teaching artist for Lincoln Center Education, working extensively in their local programs and international consultancies. She received Lincoln Center’s Directors Emeriti Award in 2012. Jean teaches Theatrical Clown and Aesthetic Inquiry for The New School for Drama’s BFA and MFA programs and has taught Clown for The Barrow Group for over 15 years. She represented LCE at the International Teaching Artist Conferences in Oslo, Norway, Brisbane, Australia and most recently in August 2016 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

As a performer, Jean and director Eric Nightengale presented a trilogy of their devised work, True Hazards of Childhood, Pants and Skirts, and Elsinore or Bust for a month of performances at The Barrow Group in January 2016. Jean’s earlier devised work Wild Hair was developed and performed at Dixon Place, The Barrow Group Theatre, Mount Tremper Arts, and The Flynn Center in Vermont. Her current work, A Flagger’s Lament, will premiere in 2017.

Additional performing work includes The Reclamation with Hilary Easton + Company and Snatches, a play begun at the 78th Street Theatre Lab, performed at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and London’s New End Theatre, and presented on BBC Radio 4. Also for the 78th Street Theatre Lab: Beckett’s Rockaby, Naomi Wallace’s One Flea Spare, and Arlene Hutton’s See Rock City.

Jean studied clown/movement with Philippe Gaulier, Ronlin Foreman, David Shiner and Merry Conway, among others. Her approach to theatrical clown has been published in Movement for Actors, Allworth Press. She is a board member for The Maxine Greene Center for Aesthetic Education and Social Imagination.

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In-Person Classes - 520 8th Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018*
Online Classes - held via Zoom

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TuesdayOctober 17, 20172:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Please Note:

All payments for classes are non-refundable (unless a class is canceled).
If you need to cancel a class for any reason, you must notify us by email at least one week before the class begins, and we will apply a credit to your account for a future class.
As our faculty are all working professional actors, directors and playwrights, we reserve the right to change teachers at any time.
Commitment is for the duration of the session. THERE ARE NO CREDITS OR REFUNDS FOR MISSED CLASSES. If you discontinue any class before the ending date of the session, you forfeit your fee.