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Find Your Clown Workshop

Zach Zucker

April 30 at 11:00am

2022 Blue Heaven

4 hours


Pig Iron School Studio AMap

The “bad boy of clowning” Zach Zucker (Stamptown) leads a workshop for performers of all levels.

Often times we enter with such strong ideas that we forget about the most important thing in the room—the audience. We either go too fast without letting them join in or we do too much and scare them off. If you let them, the audience will guide your creative process and tell you exactly what to do.

In this workshop we focus on reading the room by slowing down, unpacking every moment, and listening for the laughs to tell us where to go. Through a series of playful exercises, games and improvised scenes, you’ll be encouraged to take risks, be impulsive, leave your bad ideas at the door, and organically build towards creating a repeatable routine onstage.

This class is for total beginners and experienced performers—you just gotta be cool with looking stupid and being bad in front of people.

Health & Safety

Proof of vaccination is required to attend this event. For the safety of workshop participants, artists, staff, and our greater community, you must be fully vaccinated to attend this event. Fully vaccinated means two weeks after your second dose. You will be asked to show proof of vaccination before entering the venue. Accepted forms for proof of vaccination include: a physical vaccine card with your name on it or a digital photo of your vaccine card on a cell phone. Please plan accordingly.

In accordance with the latest local guidelines, masks are optional for this workshop. Please note this is subject to change following the City’s COVID-19 Response Levels. Please consult the FringeArts Health & Safety Policy for the latest information.



About the Artist

A graduate of the prestigious École Philippe Gaulier in France, Zach Zucker is an award-winning performer and producer based in New York, LA and London. His comedy duo ZACH AND VIGGO, has sold out original comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe, Just For Laughs Festival: Montreal, Glastonbury, and Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and his solo show, JACK TUCKER: COMEDY STAND-UP HOUR, sold out multiple runs at the Soho Theatre in London, the New York Comedy Festival, and Mumbai’s That Comedy Club (India’s longest running comedy club!). Zach is the creator of the production company Stamptown and runs the late-night variety show with the same name.

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