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March 2020

The INNER TEACHER – On Being Just Right, Being Too Much, Being Not Enough - Kirkridge Retreat Center, Bangor, Pennsylvania USA – Penny Williamson and Vivian Gladwell
15 Mar  - 20 Mar 2020

February 2020

RE-MEMBERING PLAY - A 3-day introduction to Clowning - Kimberton, PA – with Angie Foster / Vivian Gladwell
21 Feb  - 23 Feb 2020

EXPLORING THE CLOWN'S TAKE ON BIOGRAPHICAL STORIES - an advanced course. – with Vivian Gladwell and Angie Foster Kimberton, PA
13 Feb  - 17 Feb 2020

November 2019

STORYTELLING AND THE CLOWN – with Vivian Gladwell and Kristin Crowley
7 Nov  - 11 Nov 2019

PLAY AS A PATH TO CHANGE - An Introduction to Clowning – with Vivian Gladwell and Kristin Crowley
1 Nov  - 3 Nov 2019

October 2019

IN COMMUNITY.....TELLING OUR STORIES......REDISCOVERING PLAY – with Angie Foster Kimberton Hills, PA
12 Oct  - 14 Oct 2019

August 2019

Social Clowning - – with Vivian Gladwell and Laura Geilen Hillsdale, NY
4 Aug  - 8 Aug 2019

July 2019

Clown 3 - The Wisdom of Imperfection – with Vivian Gladwell and Kristin Crowley Great Barrington, MA
29 Jul  - 2 Aug 2019

June 2019

The INNER TEACHER - On Being Just Right, Being Too Much, Being Not Enough - Emerson, UK – with Penny Williamson and Vivian Gladwell
23 Jun  - 28 Jun 2019

A Time to Play and Explore Our Potential Freedoms and Failures - A One Day Workshop – with Angie Foster Phoenixville, PA
15 Jun  2019

Nose to Nose Goes to Alaska! – with Kristin Crowley and New Old Time Chautauqua Alaska
6 Jun  - 10 Jul 2019

Holding Ourselves "Aclownable" - Clowning as Radical Self Acceptance and a Gateway to Greater Joy - A One Day Workshop – with Laura Geilen - Great Barrington, MA
2 Jun  2019

May 2019

Who Am I? What Am I Doing? Why Am I Here? A Weekend Workshop – with Kristin Crowley Port Townsend, WA
24 May  - 26 May 2019

April 2019

Wearing Ourselves Lightly - A Workshop for Improvisors Exploring Clown and Play with Laura Geilen and Angie Foster – with Laura Geilen and Angie Foster Woodstock, NY
3 Apr  - 6 Apr 2019

March 2019

Holding Ourselves A-Clown-able – with Laura Geilen Great Barrington, MA
24 Mar  2019

Philosophical Investigations (Part 1): Who Am I? What Am I Doing? Why Am I Here? – with Kristin Crowley Port Townsend, WA
1 Mar  - 17 Mar 2019

February 2019

Holding Ourselves A-Clown-able – with Laura Geilen Great Barrington, MA
24 Feb  2019

"The Courage to Explore Unsuccessful Intentions and Potential Freedoms" – with Angie Foster Kimberton, PA
23 Feb  2019

"The Courage to Explore Unsuccessful Intentions and Potential Freedoms" – with Angie Foster Kimberton, PA
16 Feb  2019

January 2019

Holding Ourselves "Aclownable" - Clowning as Radical Self Acceptance and a Gateway to Greater Joy - A One Day Workshop with Laura Geilen – with Laura Geilen - Great Barrington, MA
27 Jan  2019

Navigating the Failure of your New Year's Resolutions - A One Day Workshop with Angie Foster – with Angie Foster - Philadelphia area
26 Jan  2019

August 2018

THE WISDOM OF IMPERFECTION – Clown 3 – Kimberton, PA – with Vivian Gladwell and Angie Foster
6 Aug  - 10 Aug 2018

July 2018

EMBRACING THE UNEXPECTED – Clown 2 - Hillsdale, NY – with Vivian Gladwell and Laura Geilen
31 Jul  - 4 Aug 2018

The Courage to Be - Clown 1 - An Introduction to Clowning - Hardwick, VT – with Kristin Crowley, Angie Foster, and Laura Geilen
24 Jul  - 28 Jul 2018

June 2018

The Courage to Be - Clown 1 - A two weekend intensive - Kimberton, PA – Facilitator: Angie Foster
1 Jun  - 17 Jun 2018

March 2018

THE COURAGE TO PLAY – Weaving Clowning and Reflective Practices – a week-end – With Angie Foster and Penny Williamson
16 Mar  - 18 Mar 2018

February 2018

Clown One - The Courage to Be - A Series of 2 Weekends with Angie Foster in Philadelphia, PA – A Series of 2 Weekends: February 3rd and 4th  9:00 - 6:00  February 10th and 11th Saturday 9:00 - 8:00  Sunday  9:00 - 6:00 Encumbered by the expectations of ourselves [...]
3 Feb  - 11 Feb 2018

January 2018

Toward Performance - A Series of Weekends with Angie Foster in Kimberton, PA – January 26 - 28 February 23 - 25 March  23 - 25 April  TBD June 1 - 3   This advanced course of 5 weekends offers an ideal opportunity to [...]
26 Jan  - 28 Jan 2018

Clown One: The Courage to Be - a five day intensive in Great Barrington, MA – Encumbered by the expectations of ourselves and of others, how do we find the strength to shake off the limitations and fears that isolate us and prevent us from feeling [...]
12 Jan  - 16 Jan 2018

December 2017

WHERE IS MY MUSE? - Kimberton, PA – with Angie Foster
3 Dec  2017

November 2017

WHERE IS MY MUSE? - Kimberton, PA – with Angie Foster
19 Nov  2017

WHERE IS MY MUSE? - Kimberton, PA – with Angie Foster
12 Nov  2017

October 2017

Red Nose Clowning - An Introduction - One Sunday a month: Oct 29, Nov 19, Dec 10 – At Berkcirque - Great Barrington, MA. Facilitator Laura Geilen
29 Oct  - 10 Dec 2017

CLOWN FACILITATOR TRAINING 2018 – 2020 - Application deadline - December 15, 2017 – The training essentially reflects our approach and philosophy of teaching clowning. It provides a practical and experiential grounding in the facilitation process. Length of course There are six four-day modules [...]
1 Oct  - 15 Dec 2017

September 2017

THE WISDOM OF IMPERFECTION – Clown 3 – a 5-day course – with Vivian Gladwell and Laura Geilen
3 Sep  - 7 Sep 2017

August 2017

COMEDY = TRAGEDY + TIME - A course for actors and clowns – with Vivian Gladwell and Angie Foster
28 Aug  - 1 Sep 2017

THE COURAGE TO BE – Clown 1 – with Vivian Gladwell and Kristin Crowley
22 Aug  - 26 Aug 2017

June 2017

EMBRACING THE UNEXPECTED – Clown 2 – with Kristin Crowley and Laura Geilen
30 Jun  - 4 Jul 2017

TOWARDS PERFORMANCE – an evening performance – with Angie Foster
17 Jun  2017

March 2017

CREATING COMMUNITY with PLAY - A 5 day workshop ending with 2 public evenings – with Vivian Gladwell and Laura Geilen
29 Mar  - 2 Apr 2017

February 2017

EMBRACING THE UNEXPECTED – Clown 2 – with Angie Foster and Laura Geilen This course offers further practice of clowning with the focus on structure and relationship. The more demanding aspects of this level come from a [...]
16 Feb  - 20 Feb 2017

A DOZEN RED NOSES A play date for Valentines with Laura Geilen at Berkcirque, Great Barrington, MA – Honoring the art and mystery of human fumbling, clowning invites us to playfully open a space for responding out of honest presence. Come celebrate, for once, everything that goes wrong [...]
12 Feb  2017

January 2017

THE COURAGE TO BE – a series of 3 weekends – with Angie Foster
13 Jan  - 14 Jan 2017

November 2016

TOWARDS PERFORMANCE – a series of 5 weekends – with Angie Foster
18 Nov  - 20 Nov 2016

CLOWN & PLAY - a Saturday afternoon introduction – with Angie Foster
5 Nov  2016

October 2016

CLOWN & PLAY - a Saturday afternoon introduction – with Angie Foster
29 Oct  2016

August 2016

COMEDY = TRAGEDY + TIME - A course for actors and experienced clowns – When Lecoq first introduced clowning to his students by asking them to put on a red nose and be funny, he noted how student after student failed until ‘they stopped [...]
15 Aug  - 19 Aug 2016

THE COURAGE TO BE – Clown 1 – Encumbered by the expectations of ourselves and of others, how do we find the strength to shake off the limitations and fears that isolate us and prevent us from feeling [...]
9 Aug  - 13 Aug 2016

ACTION THEATER AND CLOWNING – with Billie Jo Joy and Vivian Gladwell
3 Aug  - 7 Aug 2016

June 2016

THE COURAGE TO BE - Clown 1- Great Barrington, MA – The word “courage” comes from a root that means “heart.” Through clowning and connecting to our playful spirit we can develop and sustain, in ourselves and each other, the heart [...]
22 Jun  - 26 Jun 2016

April 2016

SPRINGTIME CLOWNING ADVENTURE - Kimberton Hills, PA –
16 Apr  2016

EXCUSE ME FOR DANCING - A playshop for dancers, non-dancers and accidental dancers - Hillsdale, NY –
10 Apr  2016

FOOLS THAT WE ARE - A Playshop for Adults - Great Barrington, MA –
2 Apr  2016

March 2016

THE FUNDAMENTAL NEED TO PLAY - An Introduction to Clowning – with Laura Geilen of Nose to Nose of North America At Berkcirque 115 Gas House Lane Great Barrington, MA www.berkcirque.com $50 pp or two for $75 “Man only plays when [...]
5 Mar  2016

February 2016

A DOZEN RED ROSES! Clowning Workshop For Valentine’s Day – with Angie Foster
14 Feb  2016

A BOUQUET OF RED NOSES! Clowning Workshop For Valentine’s – with Angie Foster
13 Feb  2016

COME PLAY! Saturday workshops – with Angie Foster
6 Feb  2016

January 2016

COME PLAY! Saturday workshops – with Angie Foster
30 Jan  2016

COME PLAY! Saturday workshops – with Angie Foster
23 Jan  2016

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