The workshop leaders for 2019 will be Spymonkey's Aitor Basauri and Toby Park!
About Spymonkey:- “Four of the greatest clowns working in Britain today” (Time Out)
Spymonkey’s Joint Artistic Director, is one of the most sought after and leading teachers of clown and physical comedy in the world. He regularly runs Spymonkey masterclasses in London, Brighton and New York, is a staff tutor at Cirque du Soleil Las Vegas, and teaches at Ecole Phillipe Gaulier.
Aitor's directing credits include Discombobulated for Publick Transport (UK). ‘Lily & Marlene’ for La Dinamica (Spain 2015); ’Looking for Duende' for Teatro Entre Escombros (Spain 2015); ’Hondycops' for Squadra Sua (Czech Republic 2015); ’Ferucchio Peru is Extraordinaire’ for Leebo Luby (UK 2015); Manifest Destiny (New York 2015);
Director of physical comedy for Chichester Festival Theatre's 'Mack & Mabel' (2015) starring Michael Ball.
Spy Monkey's Founder and Joint Artistic Director since 1998. Actor, Producer, Composer/MD. Trained at Fool Time Circus School, Bristol, and with Philippe Gaulier and Monika Pagneaux in Paris.
Toby Park works as a composer and musical director, collaborating with amongst others, Improbable Theatre, Guy Dartnell, Tom Morris, Mimbre, Northumberland Lights and Graeme Gilmour. He was Associate Director with Maria Aitken of 'Telling Tales' by Georgia Pritchett in development for ATG. In 2014 and 2018 Toby and Aitor directed The Fabulous Bäckström Brothers in Helsinki, a clown opera.