Event Details

  • When: Sunday, 04 July 2021
  •  Dates: Sun 4th July to Fri 9th July 2021

    The course begins Sunday – 17hs registration and 18.15 supper
    Ends Friday – 14.00 after lunch

    Tuition fee: £395*

    *For prices for on-campus accomodation options and delicious biodynamic meals click the 'BOOK STAY' link below.

     

    HOW TO BOOK

    Booking your place on this course and your stay at Emerson are two separate steps and payments:

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    STEP 1: BOOK PLACE
    (Click to pay the deposit and book your place)

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     STEP 2: BOOK STAY
     (Click here to book your stay and meals at Emerson College)

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    For more information visit: 
    nosetonose.info/uk/

SHORT COURSE: The Courage To Be - Clown Level 1

SHORT COURSE: The Courage To Be - Clown Level 1

An introduction to clowning with Vivian Gladwell and Ali Stockford.

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 to be who we truly are, to trust life and ourselves. “Taking heart” is a profoundly inward process, and an invitation for overcoming the fears that block us from being fully present in the “Here and Now.” This course establishes the ground for all our work and is an essential first step before going on to more advanced courses.

The group is limited to 12

Vivian Gladwell

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Vivian is the founder and director of Nose to Nose and has given hundreds of workshops around the world. He lives both in the UK and France where he started clowning in 1978. He speaks French and English fluently.

Vivian began teaching in 1988 as part of the Lifeways Festival at Emerson College – UK. He trained as a facilitator with the Bataclown in 1990 and joined their team in 1991 also working as a modern day Court Jester (Clownanalyst).

He created Nose to Nose UKin 1990, Nose to Nose of North America in 2006 and Fool View, the Social Clowning group and has trained facilitators in the UK, the USA, Germany and Italy – view history.

He continues his role as ambassador for the work by researching the applications of clowning in the context of teacher training, medicine, conflict management, ecology and intercultural work in many countries (South Africa, USA, Senegal, Vietnam, India, Malaysia, Italy, Germany, Norway…)

He holds clowning as a social playground for exploring our humanity.

Alison Stockford

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Ali participated in her first Nose to Nose workshop in 2000 and fell in love with the work. Since training as a facilitator she has worked with Nose to Nose for over 5 years . She holds this work in high esteem as a perfect grounding for all creative work and the bigger picture of trusting ourselves and life. Alison is a qualified and experienced teacher of over 25  years having delivered Performing Arts workshops in mainstream and special schools and older people's settings. Dancing since the age of four she is drawn to facilitating how others explore the dimension of movement in their clown.

Performing experience includes: tap dancing and comedy in café-théâtre with Les Amuses Gueules Lille, France; Street Theatre and Theatre in Education with Inside Out Theatre Company, Hastings. In recent work for Nose to Nose Ali has presented training for the Giggle Doctors – Theodora Foundation and for Lis’n Tell Speech and Language Practitioners, UK.  Ali speaks both English and French