PLAYING WITH FIRE - Exploring conflict through clowning
Friday 12 to Wednesday 17 October 07

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The workshop is highly experiential, giving participants the chance to alternate between action and reflection. All the exercises are designed so that no previous experience of either clowning or peacemaking is necessary.

By embracing our fears around vulnerability, loss of control and not knowing, the clown invites us to remain fully engaged, curious and interested even in times of greatest stress without losing the connectedness to our own inner voice.

This practice counteracts our tendency in conflict to become smaller versions of ourselves and to get stuck in one-sidedness. Dealing successfully with conflict is about the courage and integrity to show our humanity.
This course continues our research on the clown as social activist and provides an important grounding for looking at the social role of the Court Jester and the Fool in our society – (see Social Clowning course).

Michael Jacobs MCFM, is a qualified mediator with 12 years of professional experience. During that time he has successfully dealt with a wide-range of disputes, including divorcing couples, divided teams, and divisive organisations. Formerly a consultant and trainer with Stepping Stones Consultancy Ltd., he's now a partner at Kenosis.
The group is limited to 12

Facilitators: Michael Jacobs + Vivian Gladwell

Venue: Emerson College, Forest Row, East Sussex, RH18 5 JX

Tuition: £325.00 Accommodation £72, Meals £64

Starts Friday at 19h30
Ends Wednesday at 12h30

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Emerson College,
Forest Row,
East Sussex,
RH18 5 JX,