"Laughter is the shortest distance between two people" Victor Borge
Honoring the mystery of human fumbling, clowning is a state of playfulness that invites us to stand in the world in new ways.
This clowning is not about learning tricks, gags, and routines but about following your innate curiosity and embarking on a unique journey using the transformative power of play.
This “playshop” is about liberating ourselves from the "shoulds" and "should nots" that constrain our natural capacity to be authentic, playful, and creatively fulfilled. We will focus on a discovery process and finding the freedom to engage with abandon.
What Folks are saying about Berkcirque's clowning workshops:
“For me there are far too few places to reconnect to freedom in a way that is safe and explorative. If this all resonates with you then Laura Geilen's clowning class is for you! I am very grateful for the space Laura has let be born for play to happen. I made new friends and though this was my first time clowning, I have already signed up to clown again. Come clown!"
–L.P. Great Barrington
“A totally different (fun!) spin on peeling off those layers and finding authenticity. It felt healing and a big help in the pursuit of wholeness”.
–A.W. Shelfield, MA
“I'm still feeling light after yesterday's wonderful workshop - what luck to have found your work and such a great group of people to play with. I definitely want to be part of the monthly workshops or playgroup. The first Saturday of the month at BerkCirque? I've already written it into my calender for the next 6 months.”
–K.G. Northampton, MA
“I fell in love with creativity a little more during your workshop. I couldn't ask for a better love on Valentines day”. –
-L.P. Great Barrington,MA