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Slapstick Cinema Day

Choose from a range of activities inspired by the stars of silent era comedy including:

  • Banana Skins, Walking Canes & Custard Pies (comedy games).
  • Did You See That?!?!? (comedy clips and filming tricks).
  • A Backstage Broadway Ghost Story (camera-less photography session).
  • Create Your Own Comedy Character.
  • Slapstick Comedy Trail (games and encounters with Gloria Swanson, Charlie Chaplin etc)
  • Screening of classic original slapstick shorts.

Additional information:

Workshop Type: Families & schools / costumed  & theatrical / facilitator led / timed sessions.

Options: Mix and match content to appropriate age & interests.

Timing: Full day or half day sessions available.

Learning Outcomes:

Enhanced knowledge of rules of comedy and its use of technology.

Greater awareness of the history of moving image media.

Improved confidence through articulating opinions, performing and creativity.

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