Comic Gold: Discover the Clown in You Oct 8
Posted September 30, 2017
This comedy workshop is great for performers who want to hone their comedic skills and connect more deeply with their audience: actors, stand-ups, improvisers, writers, directors, dancers, jugglers, puppeteers, circus performers, etc.
If you are a performer wishing to take your comedy up a notch, then this workshop is for you. Utilizing clown theory, we will unearth the stuff that makes you uniquely funny! Starting from a place of openness and honesty, the clown in you will freely emerge. Learn to trust your instincts and accept your truth. Create a stronger physical presence and forge a genuine connection with your audience. Small detailed work will yield huge results!
A fun and challenging three hours!
Here's what past students are saying:
"Carol has always been one of my favorite performers, and she brings that experience and her enthusiasm to her classes—go and enjoy the workshop!" –Michael Getlan, clown
"Carol helped me face my fears to find the funny!"
–Honey Goodenough, puppeteer
"I had a blast taking Carol's class! She taught me about relaxation and being myself while making the place a safe and fun environment to work in." –Rebecka Ray, actor
"Exploring my inner clown has helped me be honest in all of my work. This class really pushed me and I highly recommend it to anyone." –David R., actor, comedian, model
"Carol's class is energetic, fun and enlightening! Good for actors, improvisers, comedians and even professionals who wish to enhance there communication." –Ela Pula, actor
Comic Gold workshop is taught by actor, physical comedienne, improviser, teaching artist, coach and writer, Carol Lee Sirugo.
Carol has performed many comedy acts and theater productions throughout NYC and Canada. She is the founder of the touring company Found in New York Productions. As a seasoned fringe festival touring artist, she has won several awards for her work, including Best of Fest (Winnipeg Fringe Fest) and the Media Choice Award for Best Play (Saskatoon Fringe Fest). Off-Broadway, Carol played the female lead in High Priest of California. (The New York Times Top Ten Pick for Best Play Revival). Favorite past physical comedy productions include: the Panto play Dick Whittington (Dixon Place), the Commedia dell’arte play Rat Bastards(Dixon Place), and the movement play Metro (Bushwick Starr). Physical comedy festivals include: Comedy in Dance Festival (Triskelion Arts), Cirque Off! (Triskelion Arts), International Clown Festival (Brick Theater), Downtown Clown Revue (Dixon Place, Under Saint Marks), Bindlestiff Variety Night (Dixon Place, Galapagos), Move It! Festival (HERE Arts Center), Voice for Vision Festival (Theater for the New City), Laugh Out Loud Comedy Festival (Emerging Artists Theater). She currently teaches improv and clown labs for IN Studios Conservatory.
Sunday, October 8
TBA in Chelsea, close to Penn Station
New York, NY
Space is limited. No walk-ins!
$40 if paid by October 2.
$50 after that.
Carol Lee Sirago
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