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Apprendre à faire le clown

Abstract : The learning of practicing the clown is analyzed here from the place of the body. This learning is approached as a body technique and as a way to take reach of ways to express the clown’s game. It involves to experiment body states in front of an audience. Learning the clown, in addition to acting, incorporates the expression of feelings and emotions that he lives in situation. We therefore ask : what plays in acting as a clown that makes us laugh ? How can be defined being a clown ? Highlighting that it is the game with its own flaws – flaws that we all share – that may define the use of the body of the clown, we try to see here a structuring principle.
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Philippe Hert. Apprendre à faire le clown. Techniques et culture, Éditions de la Maison des sciences de l'homme 2014, Le corps instrument, pp.30-47. ⟨10.4000/tc.8285⟩. ⟨halshs-02062238⟩

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