Heading into Night: a clown play on... (forgetting), A Clown Workshop by Daniel Passer, Cirque du Soleil/CalArts

Daniel Passer (Cal Arts/Cirque du Soleil) will be doing a clown workshop on Saturday, February 18th, at the Schwartz Center. Participants will learn from a world-renowned clown Conceptor, performer, and educator (performance instigator).

February 18th, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Class of 56 Flexible Theatre | Contact Associate Professor Beth F Milles to sign up for the workshop.

Heading into Night: a clown play on... (forgetting) is a performance piece focusing on the realities, the ache and pull, the emptiness and the peripatetic joy-the language of loss-inherent in experiencing (encountering) dementia.

Heading into Night is a collaboration between devisor/collaborators PMA Associate Professor Beth F. Milles and Daniel Passer , devised as a clown ode on loss and remembrance.


About Daniel Passer

Daniel Passer creates work as a performer, writer and director. For over a decade, Daniel has been a lead Clown and Comedy Conceptor for Cirque du Soleil and Dragone Entertainment. Daniel currently is on the faculty of the Theater School at CalArts where he is also the Associate Director of Performance. He has taught Commedia/Clown/Improvisation at Moscow Art Theatre, Cirque du Soleil, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Brown University, Harvard, Cornell, CalArts, Trinity College, The Second City and was a Master Acting Teacher for The Edward Albee Theatre Festival and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts. Daniel was the U.S. representative at the International Commedia dell’Arte Festival in Italy and a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and The A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theatre Training at Harvard.

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