Mon 13 Feb 2023: 12:00AM
Surge

Bouffon Workshop with Red B*stard

Venue: Surge, 51 Cadogan Street, Glasgow, G2 7HF
Prices: £300 | 2 x Subsidised Places £225

Unleash your inner Bouffon in an explosion of fun that turns life’s excrement into comedy gold! How is Bouffon different than Clown? The World laughs at the Clown, but the Bouffon laughs at the World! Imagine a wild-eyed pack of outsiders. These outsiders have ecstatic pleasure to mock anything and everything. Ridiculous, mischievous, confronting and poetic, these tricksters ride the line between comic fun and uncomfortable truth.

Bouffon Workshop with award-winning Bouffon, Eric Davis (AKA Red B*stard)
In this class, students will discover the attitude and spirit of the Bouffon through:

  • Ensemble play & Complicity
  • Choral work
  • Finding the fun in becoming and mocking
  • Navigating rich thematic territories.
  • Discovering hot spots that make the audience say “ouch!”

Suitable for actors, clowns, comedians, improvisers, dancers, devisors and anyone investigating pleasure, play and fun. Fun, freedom and mischief await!

Dates: Wed 1 – Sun 5 March 2023
Times: Wed 1 – Fri 3 March, 3pm – 9pm | Sat 4 – Sun 5 March, 11am – 5pm
Fee: £300 | 2 x Subsidised Places £225 (to apply, please contact melanie@surge.scot and ericdavis1@gmail.com)

For further information, please contact melanie@surge.scot, call 0141 248 6910 or visit http://www.surge.scot/bouffon-workshop-with-red-bastard/

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