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Clowning workshop with participants walking in a circle wit their arms in the air

Comedy With Playface!

Learn, laugh and play with Playface, London's most Playful comedy school!

We teach clown and alternative comedy, from complete beginners to experienced performers, all are welcome to join the fun!

All Upcoming Classes


  • Our taster sessions give you the chance to try out a workshop and dip your toes into the world of clowning. We'll take you through the basics in a variety of exercises designed to get you playing around and teasing out your inner fool.

  • Our clowning intensives are jam packed with all of our favourite exercises to get you playing around, experimenting and releasing your inner clown fool. Perfect to fit into a weekend of fun!

  • Our clowning courses are spread out over 6 evening sessions. Each week we'll take you through a different aspect of clowning to get you playing around, experimenting and releasing your inner clown fool.

  • We're bringing our clowning knowledge onto the improv stage! These workshops go through a variety of exercises designed to help you develop a more playful, silly and responsive style of improv.

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Discover your inner fool with our courses and workshops in improvised clowning. Our courses can help you become more playful in your life and on stage as you find it easier to discover the fun and take advantage of that through a series of improvised exercises.

We will cover aspects of comedy and clowning such as Game, Audience Sensitivity, the Flop, Complicity, Major / Minor and Fixed Point

More Details

  • Charlie Jackson is wearing a portrait picture frame as a costume. The portrait is of a man taking a bath at some point in history. Charlie's head and right arm are visible via cut out sections of the portrait.
  • Clowning workshop group photo with arm in the air and smiling
  • Group photo showing class participants smiling to the camera
  • Clowning workshop with participants walking in a circle wit their arms in the air
  • Clowning group photo of people pulling silly faces against a turquoise background
  • Clowning workshop with participants with their arms in the air
  • Comedy poster for the show Bath (WIP) by Charlie Jackson. Charlie is in a cartoon bath with bubbles and ducks.
  • Comedian on stage wearing a portrait
  • Water fight between two people on a street
  • Eric sitting in a dry paddling pool on stage at Modern Art comedy gig
  • Comedian Viki Jackson stood on stage

What People Say About Our Classes

★★★★★ "Blinding workshop packed with opportunities to try stuff out in a comfortable yet challenging way."

★★★★★ "I really enjoyed the course! Charlie explained the concepts well and there lots of opportunities to practice the ideas"

★★★★★ "I had so much fun! Viki made us feel very welcomed and the improv activities were accessible and linked to mindfulness and listening skills. I would recommend joining their classes if you are keen to develop your improvisation skills or just to have a total blast!"

★★★★★ "So engaging and really feel like I understand how to bring clowning and improv together"

★★★★★ "Had an amazing time. Really good addition to improv experience!"

★★★★★ "Viki held the space in a way that was both playful and therapeutic, allowing for creative expression and learning in a calm and mindful setting."

★★★★★ "It was a great group and the exercises were really fun"

★★★★★ "Great workshop, great teachers, great work."

★★★★★ "The workshop was so much fun!"


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