1. Serious Funny Business: a 45-minute Laughter Workout
Discover the power of humour and levity to transform
Humour and moments of levity have been proven in the behavioural research to (among other things) increase perceptions of status, quicken the path to meaningful connection, unlock creativity and innovation, and boost resilience.
This immune-boosting session seeks to engage directly with your staff team, clients and volunteers by fostering playfulness, connection and well-being by providing a range of fun and light exercises for your organisation to participate in and enjoy.
How this workshop may benefit you and your team:
(45min-1hour, short and punchy!)
Serious Funny Business is extremely flexible and can fit in anywhere in your organisation’s schedule. This workshop is available online or in-person.
Perfect for: breaking the ice, defusing tense moments, prompting perspective and empathy, and bolstering resilience for business teams, business leaders, HR directors or events managers.
Please contact us below for workshop pricing.
2. A bit of Nonsense: a clown taster
Dip your clowning toes !
Unlock the source of your comic nature, connect to your playful spirit, and tap into your most creative self in this comedy taster class for beginners in Sydney.
Discovering your ‘funny’ is about celebrating all that is wonderful and silly about you - not the face, body or personality you wish you had, but the person you see in the mirror.
Through group games and improvisation exercises, you and your guests will learn to free your voice, body, and imagination, while discovering techniques to sharpen your creativity and comic timing. You’ll take bold risks full of courage, all in pursuit of beautiful spontaneous fun!
Main areas of discovery:
Note: There are no custard pies, painted faced characters, circus-oversized shoes or flower water squirters in this class.
This clown taster class may be of particular interest to people considering participating in the 8-week course Discover your clown.
(2.5 hours, short and sweet!)
A bit of Nonsense is extremely flexible and can fit in anywhere in your event program and venue - whether that be your workplace, university or backyard in Sydney. Get in touch to make a booking.
Perfect for: newbies, groups and team-building activities. This clowning workshop is a wonderful way to try something new in a relaxed and welcoming environment. You do not need to be 'funny' to join this class, just bring your spirit of fun.
Full price - $75 per person
Group of 5+ price - $55 per person
3. Clowning in Your Neighbourhood
Partake in a Community Play & Laughter workshop in unusual spaces + places
These ‘Playfool’ workshop sessions aim to bring together Clown, Performance and Community in a day or weekend-long intensives for people working, visiting and residing in your community.
Clowning is a transformational and therapeutic art form that can help us to improve creativity, confidence and above all our lives. You'll learn how to create the best conditions for play, to play deeply in your bodies, while being surrounded by the natural-urban environment.
You can expect some laughter, relaxation, clownesque exploration, madness, movement, freedom, connecting to present moment, poetry ...
(3 hours, full day or weekend-long workshops available)
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Host a Clowning in Nature workshop at any interesting space and venue such as parks, factories, RSLs, parking lots, shopfronts, basements, alleyways or your workplace! Get in touch to make a booking.
Perfect for: Open to all levels and the clown curious, ages 12+. You do not need to be 'funny' to join this class, just bring your spirit of fun.
Group of 20+ price - starting at $475.