The Chris & Paul Show workshop is a one day experience based on the extensive training that Chris and Paul adapted from clowning and pantomime. Chris and Paul concentrate on the importance of physicality in the character and how it can mold them. Also, using the silence of the stage as an advantage and building tension. Chris and Paul will guide you through the stages of crafting a performance for improvisation and sketch. We’ll teach you how to build a scene from the ground up, how to get a laugh without saying a word, how music transforms scenes, the power of silence, finding your inner clown, and much more.
★ Authenticity - Tap into familiar emotions and moments. Able to connect with the audience. Make them feel what you are feeling.
★ Grounded characters - Play with a scene rooted in reality. Living in the moment and having true reactions to the action around the scene.
★ Layering a scene - From start to finish we consistently add to the scene to make it more compelling through emotions, relationships and environment.
★ Physical awareness - The importance of knowing where you are can have an impact on your character. Use what the environment gives you and see how the scene develops.
★ Storytelling through physicality - Dialogue doesn't always tell the whole story. Showing how you feel and how you move through a scene provides character depth.