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Performer Analysis: Bill Irwin

It’s strange how a world opens up to you when you start exploring. In the 1990’s my emerging obsession with visual comedy led me down some bizarre avenues.¬†One of these was buying a book called Modern and Post Modern Mime by Thomas Leahbart. It was such a strange title that I couldn’t resist! That book […]

Slapstick & Street Dance – Not So Distant Cousins

I’ve got an idea… it could be huge, so keep it secret… Let’s combine street dance and slapstick in a new artform called slapdancing. Maybe? Anyway… here are 3 areas where slapstick and street dance professionals can learn a lot from each other. NUMBER ONE: The Extremities Big shoes, wigs and white gloves? As Gok […]