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Ridiculous Vulnerability


with CB Goodman

Calendar Jun 25, 2023 at 1 pm

Want to uncover what makes you and only you funny? Looking to improve your improv, stand up, sketch, or acting skills? Want to make an outrageous comedy show but don’t know where to begin? Simply FREE YOUR INNER IDIOT! We all have inner idiots and through clown we can begin to figure out who that idiot is and learn to share it with an audience. Being honest, sensitive, and vulnerable are the keys. When you share your idiot with an audience they will go with you anywhere and watch you do anything. Clown techniques help you gain access to your idiot as well as help you gain confidence, expand your imagination, and improve audience connection, all the while laughing your ass off. Through games, exercises, flops, and laughs we will try and discover your idiot. And at the end we learn how to take these techniques and turn them into an unforgettable comedy show that is as unique as you are.

This 3-hour class is great for comedy performers, actors, misfits, or anyone curious.

CB GOODMAN is the Founding Director of Grackle Jack Productions based in Austin, Texas. Her work incorporates disparate source materials, clown, bouffon, drag, physical theatre, and puppetry and has been presented at venues in Austin, New Orleans, Charlotte, Atlanta, and New York City. Her current show, In The Beginning received Best Clown, Top Grossing, and the Jill Miersch Award at the 2023 Frigid New York Fringe. CB has trained with clown teachers Philippe Gaulier, Aitor Basauri, Mick Barnfather, and Shannan Calcutt as well as theatre companies Complicité, Atlantic Theatre Company, and SITI Company. She has been teaching clown infused classes since 2014, winning the Teaching Award at Southwestern University in 2020. She also directs and designs for local colleges and theatre companies.

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