Recursos / Resources

Videos

 

Chaplin películas de Chaplin gratis online/free Chaplin films online 

 

Baks - películas de payasos - Yengibarov, Popov, Beby, Karandash, Grock, etc (página en ruso)/ films of clowns (several full-length): Yengibarov, Popov, Beby, Karandash, Grock, etc. (in Russian). 

 

Webs/Websites

 

Clown Alley - Pat Cashin's blog, bursting with info, photos, videos and knowledge. 

Circo Méliès - full of well-researched articles on cinema and clown, circus and vaudeville, with some excellent video links. 

Clownlink - a wide variety of news from the world of clown from a North American perspective.

Clown Brasil - informative clown news from Brazil. 

All Fall Down - John Towsen's (author of "Clowns") recently revived blog, with some interesting source material.

 

The Clown Museum (Somerset, UK) 

 

Club de Payasos Españoles y Artistas de Circo

 

Emmett Kelly Museum 

 

The American Vaudeville Museum 

 

Other schools

 

Bolsas de Empleo

 

Bolsa de Empleo Circo Diverso Tres Cantos

Lectura Introductoria / Introductory Reading

 

Adams, Patch (1993) Gesundheit!, Vermont : Healing Arts Press.

 

Adams, Patch (1998) House Calls, San Francisco: Robert D. Reed.

 

Ceballos, Edgar (1999) El Libro de Oro de los Payasos, Mexico D.F.: Escenología. 

 

Clay, Alan (2005) Angels Can Fly, a Modern Clown User’s Guide, Newtown, Australia: Artmedia Publishing. 

 

Davison, Jon (2013) Clown: Readings in Theatre Practice (London: Palgrave Macmillan). 

 

Denis, Dominique (1985) Le Livre du Clown, Strasbourg: Éditions Techniques du Spectacle.

 

Gaulier, Philippe (2007) Le gégèneur/The Tormentor, Paris: Éditions Filmiko.

 

Gaulier, Philippe (2007) (edición español) Le gégèneur/The Tormentor, Paris: Éditions Filmiko.

 

Grock (1931) Life’s a Lark, London: William Heinemann Ltd. 

 

McManus, Donald (2003) No Kidding!: Clown as Protagonist in Twentieth-Century Theater, Newark: Delaware. 

 

Rémy, Tristan (1945) Les Clowns, Paris: Grasset. 

 

Rémy, Tristan (1962) Entrées Clownesques, Paris: L’Arche.

 

Rémy, Tristan (1997) (trans. by Sahlins, Bernard) Clown Scenes, Chicago: Ivan R. Dee. 

 

Towsen, John (1976) Clowns, New York: Hawthorne. 

 

Wright, John (2006) Why Is That So Funny? London: Nick Herne Books. 

 

 

 

 

 

Numbers, Scenes and Gags

 

Baugé, Isabelle (1995) Pantomimes, Cahors : Cicéro Éditions. 

 

Ceballos, Edgar (1999) El Libro de Oro de los Payasos, Mexico D.F.: Escenología. (Note: this is basically a translation into Spanish by Margherita Pavia of Remy’s Entrées Clownesques) 

 

Denis, Dominique (1985) Le Livre du Clown, Strasbourg: Éditions Techniques du Spectacle.

 

Denis, Dominique (1997) 1.000 gags de clowns, Strasbourg: Magix Unlimited.

 

Gordon, Mel (1983) Lazzi, New York: Performing Arts Journal. 

 

Lane, Lupino (1945) How to become a Comedian, Frederick Muller. 

 

Musson, Clettus (2003) World’s Best Clown gags, New York: D. Robbins & Co.

 

Page, Patrick (1977) 150 Comedy Props, Patrick Page. 

 

Rémy, Tristan (1962) Entrées Clownesques, Paris: L’Arche. 

 

Rémy, Tristan (1997) (trans. by Sahlins, Bernard) Clown Scenes, Chicago: Ivan R. Dee. 

 

Autobiographies and Biographies

 

Bellos, David (1999) Jacques Tati, London: The Harvill Press. 

 

Boz and Cruikshank, George (1846) Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, London: Richard Bentley.

 

Buten, Howard (2005) Buffo, Arles: Actes Sud.

 

Chaplin, Charlie (1964) My Autobiography, London : The Bodley Head. 

 

Cogollos, José Pavia (2005) El Cuerpo y el Comediante: Chaplin y Keaton, Valencia: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. 

 

Findlater, Richard (1978) Joe Grimaldi: his life and theatre, Cambridge: CUP.

 

Fisher, John (2006) Tommy Cooper: Always Leave Them Laughing, Lodon: Harper Collins Entertaiment.

 

Fratellini, Albert (1955) Nous, Les Fratellini, Paris: Éditions Bernard Grasset.

 

Grock (1931) Life’s a Lark, London: William Heinemann Ltd.

 

Karandash (1987) Karandash, Moscow: Москва искусство.

 

Kelly, Emmet and Kelly, Beverly (1996) Clown, New York: Buccaneer Books.

 

Martin, Steve (2008) Born Standing Up: a comic’s life, London: Pocket Books.

 

Marx, Harpo (1962) Harpo Speaks! New York : Limelight Editions. 

 

McKinven, John A. (1998) The Hanlon Brothers, Illinois: David Meyer Magic Books. 

 

Patkin, Max and Hochman, Stan (1994) The Clown Prince of Baseball, Texas: WSR Publishing.

 

Popov, Oleg (1970) Russian Clown, London: Macdonald. 

 

Poliakoff, Nicolai (1962) Coco the Clown: by himself, London: Dent and Sons Ltd. 

 

Rheuban, Joyce (1983) Harry Langdon: The comedian as Meteur-en-Scene, London and Toronto: AUP.

 

Romanushko, Marga (2008) Leonid Yengibarov: clown eyes of a poet (клоун глазами поэта), Moscow: Москва Гео.

 

Rumyantseva, N. M. (1989) Clown and Time (Клоун и Время) Moscow:Москва искусство. 

 

Slavskiy, R. (1980) Vitaly Lazarenko, Moscow: Москва искусство.

 

Webber, Kimberley (1996) Circus!: The Jandaschewsky story, Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing. 

 

History

 

McManus, Donald (2003) No Kidding!: Clown as Protagonist in Twentieth-Century Theater, Newark: Delaware. 

 

Rémy, Tristan (1945) Les Clowns, Paris: Grasset. 

 

Robbins, Norman (2002) Slapstick and Sausages: the Evolution of British Pantomime, Devon: Trapdoor Publishing. 

 

Schechter, Joel (1985) Durov’s Pig, New York: Theater Communications Group. 

 

Schechter, Joel (1998) The Congress of Clowns and Other Russian Circus Acts, AK Press. 

 

Towsen, John (1976) Clowns, New York: Hawthorne.

 

Wiles, David (1987) Shakespeare’s Clown, Cambridge: CUP. 

 

Theory and Analysis 

 

Beeman, William O. (1981) “Why Do They Laugh? An Interactional Approach to Humor in Traditional Iranian Improvisatory Theatre: Performance and its Effects”, in The Journal of American Folklore, Vol. 94, No. 374, Folk Drama (Oct. – Dec., 1981), 506-526.

 

Bouissac, Paul (1972) Clown Performances as Meta-semiotic Texts, Language Sciences, 19, 1-7

 

Bouissac, Paul (1997) The profanation of the sacred in circus clown performances, in Richard Schechner and W. Appel (eds.), By Means of Performance, Cambridge: CUP, p.195. 

 

Goudard, Philippe (2005) Anatomie d’un clown, Vic-la-Gardiole: L’Entretemps éditions. 

 

Little, Kenneth (1993) Masochism, Spectacle, and the “Broken Mirror” Clown Entree: a Note on the Anthropology of Performance in Postmodern Culture, Cultural Anthropology, Vol.8, No. 1 (Feb., 1993), 117-129. 

 

Teaching

 

Clay, Alan (2005) Angels Can Fly, a Modern Clown User’s Guide, Newtown, Australia: Artmedia Publishing. 

 

Gaulier, Philippe (2007) Le gégèneur/The Tormentor, Paris: Éditions Filmiko.

 

Wright, John (2006) Why Is That So Funny? London: Nick Herne Books.

 

Anthropology

 

Makarius, Laura Levi (1974) Le sacré et la violation des interdits, Paris: Éditions Payot.

 

Wright, Barton (1994) Clowns of the Hopi, Arizona: Northland.

 

Applied Clown

 

Adams, Patch (1993) Gesundheit!, Vermont : Healing Arts Press.

 

Adams, Patch (1998) House Calls, San Francisco: Robert D. Reed.

 

Miscellaneous

 

Miller, Henry and Miró, Joan (1999) La sonrisa al pie de la escala, Barcelona: Circulo de Lectores.

 

Pierron, Agnes (2003), Dictionnaire de la langue du cirque, Editions Stock.