Douai: at the MJC, initiation workshops in the art of clowning with Antonio

Antonio, clown-entertainer-therapist, offers introductory courses in his art at the MJC in Douai. Children, young people and adults will be accompanied by this clown during five sessions adapted to their situation and his needs.



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What I propose to you is simple: let your spontaneous creativity speakAntony explains. It is about making use of these workshops for your own personal development and escaping from session time.. »

Antonio adapts his interventions according to the age of his audience, children, adolescents or adults.
Antonio adapts his interventions according to the age of his audience, children, adolescents or adults. -DNV

Antonio is self-taught. ” For almost two decades, I have experienced the benefits of different practices of artistic expression. My character, the clown Antonio, is the result of these long years of research.. »

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In civilian life, Didier Pirouault, alias Antonio el clown, has a complete career: he started with classical theater classes in Montpellier in 2004. Until 2013 he experimented with different theatrical techniques such as improvisation or café-théâtre and finally in 2019, he specialized in training as a clown therapist in Paris.

The internships will allow you to gain self-confidence by exploiting your creative potential.

The workshops offered by Antonio within the MJC are different depending on the age of the participants: for children it is about becoming aware of their human potential through speech exercises, body and voice warm-ups and clown games. For teenagers, the workshops will be performance-oriented, without forgetting the lightness with the staging in front of the public with a clown game. And finally for adults, the course will allow them to gain self-confidence by exploiting their creative potential.

Barbara and Allison, two people from Douais who participated in this initiation session, testify. they already feel the well-being of this letting go » and confirm that this workshop brings « positive vibes thanks to the benevolence of Antonio “.

The sessions will take place on Saturdays May 7, 14, 21 and June 4 and 11 at the MJC in Douai, 215 rue d’Arleux. – for children from 7 to 11 years old: from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. (€30 member rate, €35 non-member rate) – for adolescents from 13 to 17 years old: from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (€40 member rate, €45 non-member rate) member) rate) – for adults: from 17:15 to 18:45 (members rate €40, non-members rate €45) To register: call the MJC on 03 27 71 18 18 or by email: accueil@mjcdouai .fr .



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