Clown (Readings in Theatre Practice #3) (Paperback)

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Clown (Readings in Theatre Practice #3) (Paperback)

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This rich collection of readings offers a wide-ranging and authoritative survey of clown practices, history and theory, from the origins of the word clown through to contemporary clowning. Covering clowns in theatre, circus, cinema, TV, street and elsewhere, the author's stimulating narrative challenges assumptions and turns orthodoxy on its head.
JON DAVISON is Visiting Lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama in London, UK where he was formerly Creative Fellow investigating Clown/Actor Training. He has been a clown, teacher, director, actor and writer for the last 30 years. He is a co-founder of the Escola de Clown de Barcelona in Spain, where he developed the first ever Clown History and Theory unit. He is also a member of the World Parliament of Clowns.JON DAVISON is Visiting Lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama in London, UK where he was formerly Creative Fellow investigating Clown/Actor Training. He has been a clown, teacher, director, actor and writer for the last 30 years. He is a co-founder of the Escola de Clown de Barcelona in Spain, where he developed the first ever Clown History and Theory unit. He is also a member of the World Parliament of Clowns.
Product Details ISBN: 9780230300156
ISBN-10: 0230300154
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: March 28th, 2013
Pages: 344
Language: English
Series: Readings in Theatre Practice