10:06 am
Sun June 8, 2008

Local Performers Recommend Clowning Around

Summer is probably the only season where it's frowned upon NOT to let down your hair. To that end, a number of Kansas City performing artists are spreading their love of clowning and physical comedy to others through community classes and workshops. As KCUR's Steve Walker reports, their goals are to both pass along their artistry and expand their dwindling ranks.

Tuesdays, 6 - 7 pm, City in Motion
A description from the City in Motion website: "Give your inner clown some class! Learn to
move like Chaplin, dance like Danny Kaye
and juggle like Brian Wendling. Some of the
skills that will be covered will be Slapstick
Combat, how to take a pie in the face, stilt
walking, hula hoop, tumbling, character
development, make-up application and much
more. Lots of fun and inspirational improv
guaranteed. Red nose optional."

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