Workshops

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NEW YEAR WORKSHOPS 

NEW! Exeter
Saturday 6 January 2018  10am-4pm
Beginners’ comedy writing and performing workshop. 
Glorious Art House, Fore Street, Exeter. £60


NEW! EXETER: 13-14 January 2018, 
10am-5pm
Clown Workshop: Create Ripples
Work on your physical comedy skills.
Make failure, vulnerability and openness your friend. Unleash your ridiculousness, madness and develop skills of working spontaneously with an audience.
Once tried, never forgotten. 

EARLY BIRD £75 TO 1 January. Then £99
Concessions available for low paid.

Emmanuel Hall, Exeter.


EXETER: Thursday 4 January  - 8 February, 7pm-9pm
Comedy writing and performing classes at The Glorious Art House, Fore St.
Early bird and concessions (low paid) £60. 31 Dec. Full price £72

TORQUAY: Wednesday 3 January  - 31 January, 7pm-9pm
Comedy writing and performing classes at Artizan Gallery, Lucius St.
Early bird and concessions (low paid) £60. 31 Dec. Full price £72

EXMOUTH: 8 January  - 12 February, 7pm-9pm
Comedy writing and performing classes at Oddfellows, High St. 
Early bird and concessions (low paid) £60. 31 Dec. Full price £72

EXETER: Sunday 21 January 2pm- 4pm: Comedy Development
Comedy writers and performers develop new material, share and get feedback.
Invite a friend to watch.    City Gate Hotel, Exeter. £12

COMING SOON! Jan 2018
Fear of Public Speaking Workshop 
DETAILS TO FOLLOW

NEW! Jan 2018

Laughter Yoga Exercise
Exmouth. Venue tbc
Saturdays /Thursdays






NEW! Autumn 2017 Stand Up Comedy / Comedy Writing Workshops:

EXETER: Sunday Comedy Clinics x 3


Sunday 24 Sep, 1 Oct, 8 Oct  


The City Gate Hotel, North Street, Exeter, 2pm - 4pm Improve your set /comedy performance 




AUTUMN 2017 WEEKLY CLASSES:

EXETER: Beginners and Improvers Stand up/ comedy writing ‘n’ performing 

Monday 25 September - 20 November, Providence Court/Café 55, 37 Northernhay St. 7pm - 9pm

TORQUAY Beginners and Improvers Stand up/ comedy writing ‘n’ performing 

Wednesday 27 September - 22 November, The Artizan Gallery, Lucius St, Torquay, 7pm - 9pm

EXMOUTH Beginners and Improvers Stand up/ comedy writing ‘n’ performing 

Thursday 28 September - 23 November, Oddfellows, High Street, Exmouth, 7pm - 9pm


DISCOUNTED PRICE FOR ADVANCE BOOKINGS: ONE WEEK FREE!  
BOOK NOW FOR DISCOUNT PRICE OF £96 OR PAY WEEKLY £12 PER SESSION.

EVENTBRITE BOOKING: http://bit.ly/2wq3amq or Contact magsirving@gmail 


THIS EVENT IS SUPPORTED BY THE EXMOUTH FESTIVAL. 
PERFORMER £10  (CONTACT MAGGIE DIRECT FOR INFO)
AUDIENCE £6 (BOOK EVENTBRITE: http://bit.ly/1KEuddk


PLYMOUTH - SUNDAY 1st MARCH  10am - 5.30pm

Stand Up & Stand Out!
Maggie Irving invites performers, dancers, actors, and artists to a masterclass in clowning for the 21st century. It is a rare opportunity to work with a trained clown who sees this art form as a mode to altering the status quo and a space to break from socialisation. 


Humour, Play and Creativity for Business, Topsham
Sunday 22nd February 2015

Humour, Play and Creativity for Business is a one day workshop for businesswomen. The event is being organised and run by Maggie Irving and aims to bring greater dynamism, humour and creativity to women’s presentations and businesses.

Participants will investigate how each of us can improve our comedy and performance skills; generate trust and enhance our relationships, predominantly in business, though these skills will translate into everyday life too.

Using her expertise in clowning and comedy, Maggie will teach some of the fundamentals of this skill in order that women might become more empowered, funnier, confident, savvy and able to think outside the box.
Date: Sunday 22nd February 2015, 9.30 for 10am start. Finish - 4pm.
Venue: St Matthews Hall, Topsham.
Cost: £55
Tea and coffee provided.



Why so Serious? 
Exeter - Topsham - The Dorothy Holman Centre, Ferry Road, EX3 0JW

A set of classes that aim to bring more humour, positive interaction, creative thinking, improvisation and comedy skills into the lives of adults. This is a unique opportunity for adults to enhance their humour skills, confidence, communication and creativity.

Life can be a tad too serious at times and stepping into the shoes of a clown is a unique opportunity to see the world through a different perspective. We have to carry on playing. It is fundamental to our growth and problem solving abilities and the smart clown is a supreme player.
There is a talk and taster session with Maggie between 11am - 12.00pm on Wednesday 14th January at the Dorothy Holman Centre, Ferry Road. £5 per person.
The six-week course takes place every Wednesday from 28th January to 4th March,  11am-12.15pm. Spaces are limited so please book early. £50. Contact Maggie for payment options or book on Eventbrite: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/why-so-serious-weekly-clowning-classes-tickets-14831745149



                                         
Contemporary Community Clowning 
Training whole hosts of people to clown - the teacher, the doctor, the butcher and baker.

                                                        NEW WORKSHOP
Eight week course Thursdays, October 16th - December 4th, 7pm-9pm
Lympstone Village Hall

BOOK: Community Clowning

THIS IS NOT CIRCUS CLOWNING. THIS IS A CHANCE TO:
  • CREATE CHANGE THROUGH LAUGHTER, ABSURDITY, CHAOS & PLAY
  • FEEL EMPOWERED AND LIBERATED
  • OPEN UP BOUNDARIES  & EXPLORE NEW PERSPECTIVES
  • FEEL BE CREATIVE, CURIOUS AND SPONTANEOUS
  • LET DOWN YOUR MASKS
Get the creative juices bubbling - enhance your confidence and communication skills - feel free to play - de-stress and notice the detail in the moment

To bring the benefits of contemporary clowning to your community, get in touch. 
drmaggieirving@yahoo.om