Summer 2017: Residencies in California

Summer 2017: Residencies in California

Posted on May 30, 2017 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

Our new physical comedy about idiot art thieves will be done soon! We’ll be in residence at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre and SAFEhouse Arts late this summer.

March 2017: Workshop Showing at A.C.T.’s The Costume Shop

March 2017: Workshop Showing at A.C.T.’s The Costume Shop

Posted on Mar 7, 2017 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

Interested in seeing more of us facing upstage?    San Francisco’s American Conservatory Theater granted us an ArtShare residency. We’re about to spend a week working on our new show about an art heist gone stupid. After that, we hope you’ll come to our workshop showing where we promise to face in all stage directions.    […]

March 2017: Workshop in NYC

March 2017: Workshop in NYC

Posted on Feb 7, 2017 in ALL NEWS, News, WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Co-Artistic Director Sarah Petersiel teaches: Intro to Clown (the good kind) Explore theatrical clown in this introductory workshop! We’ll play with basic principles like following the laugh and connecting with the audience. Special focus on playing with a clear/clueless point of view. Good for clowns, actors, improvisers, and interested people. Sorry dogs. Contact sarahpetersiel(at)gmail(dot)com to […]

October 2016: Workshop Showing at SAFEhouse Arts

October 2016: Workshop Showing at SAFEhouse Arts

Posted on Oct 9, 2016 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

  We’re spending a week in residence at SAFEhouse Arts working on our new phys-com. Join us at the end of our residency for a workshop showing. All proceeds benefit SAFEhouse Arts – a home for experimental arts. INFO – The new show: A trio of art thieves short on experience/long on brazenness set out […]

August 2016: A Week at Dell’Arte

August 2016: A Week at Dell’Arte

Posted on Aug 21, 2016 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

From left to right: Matt, Josh, Cardboard, Sarah Earlier this month: We spent a week in residence at the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre in Blue Lake, California working on our new physical comedy about a trio of art thieves short on experience, long on brazenness. (We also took a trip to McKinleyville’s dump to dig […]

June 2016: Indiegogo Campaign!

June 2016: Indiegogo Campaign!

Posted on Jun 9, 2016 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

We’re raising funds for our new heist-inspired show! Slink over to Indiegogo to peruse perks and DONATE!

May/June 2016: Neutral Mask Clown FUSION Class in NYC

May/June 2016: Neutral Mask Clown FUSION Class in NYC

Posted on Jun 9, 2016 in ALL NEWS, WORKSHOPS | No Comments

FROM NEUTRAL MASK TO THEATRICAL CLOWN with Sarah Petersiel and Brendan McMahon. The neutral mask is an instrument to aid us in discovering the stories we tell with our bodies. It asks us to be physically specific and essentialize our performance in order to fully inhabit each moment. It is a parallel journey with clown […]

Nov 2015: NYC Workshop

Nov 2015: NYC Workshop

Posted on Nov 11, 2015 in ALL NEWS, WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Co-Artistic Director Sarah Petersiel teaches INTRO TO THEATRICAL CLOWN on Saturday November 21 in New York City.   Enter the realm of theatrical clown in this introductory workshop! In it we’ll explore where technique meets heart to arrive at laughable stupidity. We’ll play with rhythm, looking at how tension builds and how it pops. We’ll […]

Sept 2015: Showing of New Work in Oakland

Sept 2015: Showing of New Work in Oakland

Posted on Aug 22, 2015 in ALL NEWS, News | No Comments

Photo caption: Josh Matthews caught in the act. Photo credit: Matt Chapman. Join us on Wed Sept 2 for a showing of our new work-in-progress. Hold on to your wallets! Keep your eyes on the art! Handcuff yourself to your gold-encrusted vacuum cleaner! Hello from Oakland. Sarah is in from Brooklyn, joining Matt and Josh […]

May 2015: NYC Workshop

May 2015: NYC Workshop

Posted on May 24, 2015 in ALL NEWS, WORKSHOPS | No Comments

Co-Artistic Director Sarah Petersiel teaches a comedy workshop/fundraiser on Sunday May 31 in New York City! Here’s the info:   THIS TIME WITH FEELING In this comedic acting/clown technique workshop, we look at playing emotions for comedy. We’ll explore the tools of delight, proposals and truth to do so. Rooted in clown theatre, we’ll practice […]