Saturday March 1st at First Congregational Church of Williamstown
A. Youth Session 10AM-12:30PM Ages 8 to 14 (with Adult)
Tuition: $35 for pair
B. Teen/Adult Session 1:30-4PM Ages 14 to Adult
“Hey… What’s so funny?”
Let them laugh at you… Take a moment to slow down time to see whats funny and why. Learn about physical comedy to engage and mesmerize your audience. Play, generosity, and timing are the keys! Learn how to tune up your comedic timing, find the magic of repetition, and develop a stronger sense of the comedy inside yourself for all to see… come ready to play!
“Hit them where it hurts”
The skill of safe stage violence is essential to most theatre, but how do we approach it passionately? Come learn slaps, punches, falls, and more taught with techniques developed by the Society of American Fight Directors. Get on your feet and learn the illusion violence, including how to choreograph it in your next show. Come ready to move… this is a Let’s Do It! workshop. All skill levels welcome.
Christopher Beaulieu is an Actor/Director/Fight Choreographer/Teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching and directing students in various areas of theater. Co-founder of the physical theatre company, Creatively Independent, Chris tours 250+ days/year performing and teaching the performing arts. He has taught internationally in Germany, Scotland, England, Portugal and Prague, as well as nationally. Beyond the stage, Chris teaches at multiple conferences: Performing the World, Florida State Thespians, North Carolina State Thespians, Florida Assoc. of Theatre Educators and the prestigious Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (SE Region), as well as clown/performance skills and Road Show Artistic Director, under the Big Top for Circus Smirkus. Chris has trained and taught with the internationally recognized Shakespeare & Co. education program and is an accredited Advanced Actor/Combatant in 8 weapons with the Society of American Fight Directors. Chris graduated from the prestigious Physical Theatre Program at Dell Arte International School of Physical Theatre in 2005.