Mime & Clown for Circus

School of Drama: Acting Technique

Non-Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Degree Students

Mime & Clown for Circus

Spring 2020

Taught By: Mark Stolzenberg

Section: A

CRN: 5408

Credits: 2

This course is an exploration into Mime, Clown, Comedy, and Movement for Actors. This course will emphasize circus-style performance, strategies, and skills and will include: circus skills such as juggling, balancing skills, unicycle, stunts, pratfalls, and traditional classical circus clown routines. The Clown is a character-driven, eclectic, and highly skilled actor who works primarily visually and rhythmically to make people laugh and touch a warm, wonderful part of the audience’s consciousness and soul. Various disciplines will be drawn upon. Movement: Mime Technique, including Decreux, Le Coque, Mask, and Contemporary Movement and Dance. Vaudeville and New Vaudeville, Silent Film Technique Method Acting and Character Development Comedy Improvisation Circus Arts

College: School of Drama (DR)

Department: Acting Technique (TUAT)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Studio (S)

Max Enrollment: 16

Enrollment Status: Open*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 8:35pm 9/22/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Friday

Times: 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Building: Arnhold Hall 55 W13th

Room: 905

Date Range: 1/24/2020 - 5/8/2020