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Philly Improv Theater

Clown 101

with Devin Preston


Clown 101

Have you ever wondered what it's like to step into the fascinating realm of clowning? Our Clown 101 class is where the magic begins! No experience needed – just come as you are, and we'll help you tap into the playful energies within. It's all about embracing laughter, facing fears, and supporting each other on this hilarious journey. You might be surprised how the clown inside you comes alive and enjoys the thrill of connection. Join us for Clown 101, our newest class that's perfect for anyone ready to dip their toes into the wonderful world of clowning. We can't wait to welcome you and kick off this adventure together! Meets Once a week for eight weeks.


Prerequisites: Prefered level 101 improv or acting from any training center or permission from the Education Director.

Adults 18+





Dates: 3/21, 3/28, 4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25 5/2, 5/9

Time: 7:00am -9:00pm

Make-up/Snow Date: 5/16/2024

Showcase Date/Time: TBD Weekend of May 17-19

Class Room: Brown-Martin (this is an acessible space)


About the Instructor:

Devin is an actor and deviser based in Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the University of the Arts / Pig Iron Devised Performance Program. Devin grew up in Alaska, studied Physics at Notre Dame, built data centers in Des Moines, and somehow wound up at clown school.

What Others Say:

"Devin is a great teacher! He made class comfortable, fun, and challenging!"

"Devin brings so much richness and intention into his curriculum...I most valued his ability to meet people of different skill levels where they're at with appropriately challenging insights and guidance."

"Devin will challenge you in class, and give you the focus to improve. He knows that being funny and being not funny are both on the path to improving."


A note from The Training Center (1/24/2024)

[effective immediately, our fees have increased by $5 due to a raise in costs from our service provider. We appreciate your understanding and continued support.]

Payment plan available: $175 deposit plus 2 payments of $69.66, paid weekly. Final payment of $69.68.
  • Mar 21 - May 19th, 2024
    Thu for 8 weeks from 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Hamilton Family Arts Center


62 N. 2nd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106 Get directions

Room: Brown-Martin

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