Friday, October 8, 2010

Invaders from Outer Face(book)

First of all: Explorations in Music and Dance October 1 to 11 -- Artist Katie Duck and Musician / Artist Alfredo Genovesi will be leading the Dance and Music Improvisation Workshop at the Iceland Academy of the Arts, Reykjavik, Iceland (Katie will be off to Copenhagen immediately afterward.)

This is the first weekend of the Nouveau Clown Institute, going on at a converted factory in Barcelona, Spain throughout October: Classes will be held 5 days each week from 10 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday, totaling 120 hours. On Saturdays actors in training will be in the media rooms to attend special viewing assignments of films and videos. In addition, each participant of the Master Class will receive a one on one session with a master teacher. At the end of each week, both Saturday and Sunday evenings, there will be performances presented by the actors in training, faculty and invited guest artists (Cabaret Cabrón). These performances will be open to the general public.
The October 2010 master class instructors confirmed at the moment are as follows:
Moshe Cohen, Chacovachi, Antonio Giri Mazella, Giovanni Sangiva, David Gol, Nana Divina, Loco Brusca, Grada Peskens, Jango Edwards, Tortell Poltrona, Laura Herts, Pierre Dubey, Tanja Simma, Claret Clown and more. The additional faculty members for the October 2010 session will be announced in the near future.
Instructors for the January 2011 and April/May 2011 sessions will be announced in the near future ...
Those of you who have clown or comedy routines, stage acts or numbers that you would like to perform in the weekly “Cabaret Cabron” productions please bring those items required to present your act including music, props and costumes. A maximum of no more than 3 acts from your repertory is advised ...
Finally and most important of all it is the wish of the N.C.I. staff to make your visit as creative, productive and inspiring as possible. To achieve this we remind you that the “Nouveau Clown Institute” is an educational institution of the highest standards and, if you come with open mind and heart then we will open the door for you to a new future. If you need additional help of have specific questions please contact us by email at: telephone: (00 34) 607187854
To view the facilities of the "Nouveau Clown Institute" located in the Roca Umbert Fabrica de les Arts in Granollers, Catalunya, Spain:

An enterprising Webmaster Clown made every weekend a special Facebook event, and a resultant rain of spam-cans poured on my inbox, but that's OK:

Asociación Cultural Freedonia C/ Lleialtat 6 BCN (Raval, metro Paral.lel o Sant Antoni) “COCO LOCONUTS CLUB” Jango Edwards, The Nouveau Clown Institute, Fools Militia and Association Freedonia present "The Global Clown Series". Each month on every Saturday and Sunday selected international clown & comedy artists are programmed in Freedonia's Tickle Theatre ... Spend an evening with the In Cabron Crowd and a parade of international stars in a spectacular revue featuring The Gods of Greece, The Zucchinis, Andre the Giant and much more. Complementary Martini included.

October 9th, 2010 "COCO LOCONUTS CLUB" Saturday at 9:30pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain
"CABRON KLONES"-An intimate visit to clown alley home of an ensemble of renowned nouveau clowns. Tom Greder, Tanja Simon, Claudia Cantone, Grada Peskens and Jango Edwards perform a once in a lifetime clown event.

October 10th, 2010 "CABRON KLONES" Sunday at 8:00pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain
"THERE’S NO BUSlNESS LlKE NOSE BUSlNESS" -- The Nouveau Clown Institute presents an extravagant Broadway musical gala variety show.

October 16th, 2010 "THERE’S NO BUSlNESS LlKE NOSE BUSlNESS" Saturday at 9:30pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain "CLASSICS ALA BRON" -- A global clown presentation with Jango Edwards, Cristi Garbo and Pierre Dubey presenting a selection of their greatest comedy acts. "CLASSICS ALA BRON" Sunday, October 17, 2010 at 8:00pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain

"ClRC DU OLE" -- The N.C.I. unites the original artists for a reunion of the principal circus that pioneered the nouveau circus movement -- "ClRC DU OLE" Saturday, October 23, 2010 at 9:30pm FREEDONIA,Barcelona, Spain

"GENESIS JOPLIN" & "UN DIA IMPERFECTO"-A special double feature solo show 2 for the price of one evening offer. Diana Gadish and Mila von Chobiak two of the most famous unknown stars. "GENESIS JOPLIN" & "UN DIA IMPERFECTO" October 24, 2010 at 8:00pm

“RE-INCLOWNATION” -- To celebrate their achievement and clown rebirth the N.C.I. graduate class of October, 2010 present a final clown parade of comedy. Saturday, October 30, 2010 at 9:30pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain

"THE NIGHT OF A 1,000 DEAD CLOWNS" -- Join us for the total Halloween horror experience and die laughing. An evening of fear including Bloody Marys Bar & Body Buffet, The Cassa of Terror and "1,000 Dead Clowns Cabaret". Sunday, October 31, 2010 at 9:00pm FREEDONIA, Barcelona, Spain

And yet more from Jango, in all-caps no less:


Hey Look! There's a Festival of Fools in Belfast, NI, and they're doing an event later in October to benefit a Youth Circus during the Christmas Holidays! (more later)