Episode 172

Published on:

30th Oct 2022

The founder of dark clown

We meet performer, theatre maker, director, teacher and originator of dark clown, Peta Lily.  She is one of the ground-breaking performers involved in shaping the Physical Theatre work of the 1980s. She is well known for her one-woman shows, physical theatre productions and it was a pleasure having her on the podcast. Here is an overview of what to expect:

[[02:14]] How Peta started her journey and concert pianist Victor Borge

[[06:03]] Having a buffet of performance teachers and how they shaped me

[[09:02]] Creating dark clown

[[16:07]] How stand up and clowning can be similar

[[20:02]] Teaching dark clown

[[26:00]] What makes dark clown standout

[[30:00]] How a lot of dark clown scenarios are set in an imaginary torture realm

If you would like to know more about Peta Lily, you can reach her website at https://www.petalily.com/ , Also, if you what to find out about her drag, alter ego, Parker Dee on Instagram and Facebook at parkerdeeking  and YouTube on this link here:https://bit.ly/3Wdwyb6. If you enjoyed the episode you can help support the podcast by donating to the Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/thecomediansparadise or follow Marvin through his Linktree at https://linktr.ee/theflopmaster

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Where larger-than-life characters help comedians live life on their own terms
Join comedian and promoter, Marvin McCarthy each Sunday at 8pm UK time as he interviews larger-than-life characters that help comedians live life on their terms.

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