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Learn to Play Dangerous! Safely! with John & Andy

Posted by John Leo on Saturday, April 28, 2012, In : Workshops 

Learn to Play Dangerous!Safely!

Clown/Improv/Partnering 
Jam Sessions
all five Wednesdays in May 2012 7-9pm 
Location TBD (in Manhattan)
 
Come together with other performers in a safe, structured environment to work-out your play muscles and play out your work muscles.  Lead by experienced teacher/performers, John Leo and Andy Sapora, the class will be an opportunity to work closely with other performers, develop partnering trust and rhythms, and most of all, just get up on your feet and do stuff....

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Me & El Macho del Norte @ ¡Cinco de Maestro!

Posted by John Leo on Sunday, April 17, 2011, In : shows 
Get ready...                  

Not only is it America's favorite Mexican holiday, it's also the birthday of the Maestrosities!
That's right, May 5th is ¡Cinco de Maestro!
Come celebrate with us at Dixon Place!
A very special show, featuring very special guests:
The awe-inspiring & mystifying magnificence of The Amazing El Macho del Norte (& John Leo)!
The absurdly adorable and awesomely talented, Uke-Lola!
The magic moves and madcap mayhem of the Leroy Sisters!
The sweetly melodious and savagely com...

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SUPER rare chance to see El Macho Del Norte! (and his sidekick)

Posted by John Leo on Saturday, March 26, 2011, In : shows 

At the People's Circus

Sunday, March 27th
8pm

Stonewall Inn
53 Christopher Street
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John and Jay Dunn at the Clown Festival 9/23/2010!

Posted by John Leo on Sunday, September 12, 2010, In : shows 


I'll be performing in a Very Interesting, INTENSE piece with Jay Dunn as part of a
CLOWN CABARET
Hosts:  Hilary Chaplain, Audrey Crabtree

Thursday, September 23rd @ 10:30pm
The Brick Theatre
575 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
(between Union Avenue and Lorimer Street)
Subway Directions:
 Take the L train to the Lorimer stop or the G train to the Metropolitan stop and the theater is less than one block away.
Price:  $15

For information about this AWESOME FESTIVAL,...

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Clown Workshops at EARTHDANCE, Western Mass.

Posted by John Leo on Friday, May 21, 2010, In : Workshops 
I'll be teaching "Clown in Contact" & "The Performer's Presence" at this years:
Western Massachusetts Moving Arts Festival @ Earthdance, August 6 - 8
with Angie Hauser, Martin Keogh, and Leigh Evan
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plus Cynthia McLaughlin, Eric Huther, Felice Wolfzahn, Heather Kuhn, Jennifer Hicks, John Leo, Julia Handschuh

Contact Improvisation, Performance Improvisation, Contemporary Butoh plus Action Theater, Site Specific improvisation, Voice, Clown, Somatic forms, and much more!

This festival has some...


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CLOWN: a two-day intensive, taught by John Leo

Posted by John Leo on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, In : Workshops 


There's a few more slots available!

"John challenges students to continually go deeper in their self-awareness, to use their emotions intelligently, and to use this power to connect with an audience."  Edy Rodewald, former student

From fancy to flop to flight, the world of Clown is full of extremes. In solo, duo, trio, and group work, we'll examine status, minimum to maximum, letting go to the moment & keeping it simple. Come play in a safe, but challenging class ...


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Multimedia Me

Posted by John Leo on Monday, May 10, 2010, In : clown 
multimedia portrait by Alex Franck
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John's Journal Guatemala CWB

Posted by John Leo on Friday, April 30, 2010, In : clown 

Guatemala April 2010

CWB returns to Guatemala and also ventures into El Salvador to work with children and their communities that were hit by Hurricane Stan and Storm Ida. The group will collaborate with Poyecto Payaso and Save the Children.

John’s Journal April 15, 2010

    Two days ago I was in alone in a hospital room (bacterial infection in the gut and dehydration) hooked up to an IV, making an hourly pilgrimage to the bathroom- a ten days worth of Guatemala and ...


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Guatemala Photos

Posted by John Leo on Thursday, April 29, 2010, In : Photos 
photos by Kali Quinn & Sayda Trujillo
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