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Clowning to Keep from Crying

Listening to my body’s wisdom

woman in clown face leaning on a pipe
Photo by Den Trushtin on Unsplash

Of all the things to miss while sheltering in place, I miss my clown class the most. This was through Stagebridge, a master performing arts school for adults fifty and over, in Oakland, California.

Studying clowning with master teacher, Joan Howard, was the high point of my week. I knew it would be fun. It would get me connected to my body…



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