Avner Esienberg will be offering a 2 hour workshop on physical comedy the morning of March 7th from 9:30-11:30 in the Runnals Dance Studio.

Avner is an international performer who has studied with Jacques Lecoq, one of the premier movement instructors of the 20th century.

Avner then taught at the world renowned Dell’ Arte School of Physical Comedy in California. As a performer Avner had appeared on Broadway, in film, and at Lincoln Center. Further his work as been shared at such regional venues as Arena Stage, Trinity Rep, Actor’s Theater of Louisville, The Empty Space, Indiana Rep, The Goodman Theater, Portland Stage, Merrimack Rep, Virginia Stage Company, Dallas Theater Center, Seacoast Rep, and San Jose Rep. In addition to his extensive US work, Avner tours internationally and has won awards at such venues as The International Festival du Cirque in Monte Carlo, Arosa International Humor Festival, Barcelona International Clown Festival, Leipzig Lach Messe, St Gervais International Theater Festival, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to name a few. This is a special opportunity to work with an international expert in physical comedy.

Please contact Dave Peterson (dwpeters@colby.edu) with questions.


Avner’s work can be seen here: