Clown & Dark Clown Sunday 8 and Monday 9 December, Peta Lily Company

  • London, West Midlands
  • dance, interdisciplinary arts, theatre, Other, cabaret
  • Peta Lily


Due to popular demand - one more chance in 2019 for this course. 

Grab your place! 

For actors, improvisers, cabaret, circus, physical theatre performers and the curious. 

Open to beginners as well as the more experienced idiot. Discover Clown OR re-fresh your Clown and be guided safely over to the Dark side* in this action-packed two-day workshop.

Clown refreshes confidence, ignites imagination, opens up play and physical expression. Have fun playing with others. Learn the secrets of laughter. Dark Clown further develops timing, emotional range, increases audience awareness and opens up possibility.

‘Fabulous journey, discovering emotion, comedy and more.' - Course Participant


Sunday 8 December 10.00am – 5.15pm Monday 9 December 10.00am – 5.15pm 


CENTRE 151, 151 Whiston Road, London E2 8BL 

COST: £209 

TO APPLY: write to peta[at] with a/ two line biog on your background - workshop or performing experience b/ your mobile number and c/ your full name to receive easy booking information. 

'Laughed so hard my jaw ached!' - Course Participant 

'Incredible - her workshops have been so crucial to my own performance training. Her research into Dark clowning really is unique!' - Alex Hofgartner, Circus Performer 

'I can’t recommend this course enough.  Peta Lily is an amazing teacher so book now!' – Diva Hollywood, Performer and Cabaret MC

'Inspirational teaching in expert hands.' - Keith Barlow, Head of Movement, Dance & Physical Theatre, Birmingham School of Acting  

This course is prerequisite for the Level Two Dark Clown course - the next Level Two Dark Clown course will be scheduled in 2020 

*How Dark Clown works: The skills of comedy craft can be employed to bring laughter to challenging subjects. Lily's Dark Clown work retains respect for the subject matter and provides a user-friendly way to represent the deeper emotions. Lily's unique approach makes widening the range of the clown's expression both safe and invigorating.