Stand Up Stand Out!
  • Room 307, Roland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University

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This event is an opportunity to explore how clowning can help us: Generate a rapport with your audience - see and be seen! 

Open to all types of performers, this workshop aims to:

  • enhance confidence and dynamism when faced with an audience 
  • increase levels of playfulness and creativity
  • encourage openness and the ability to step outside one's socialised boundaries
  • explore how clowning can help us.

Email Maggie Irving ( for further information.

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About Maggie Irving

Maggie is a trained clown, director, teacher and performance artist. She has taught clowning to actors, students, business people and is keen to introduce this art form to both performers and non-actors. Her own work has taken her to various venues including the Tate Modern, the Edinburgh Festival and Manchester Art Gallery. She completed an AHRC-funded PhD at Plymouth University in 2013 where she studied and researched clowning for women.

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