PART I: WHAT DO CLOWNS DO?.- Grock's Entree.- Clown History.- Clown and Pierrot.- Birth of the Auguste.- Clown Drama.- Death and Rebirth of the Clown.- Clown Women.- PART I: HOW DO CLOWNS CLOWN?.- Clown Theory, Technique and Technology.- Clown Authors.- Clown Training.- Clown Politics.- Clown TV.- Clown Plots.- Clown Truth.- Conclusion: Clown Today.- Bibliography.- Index.
JON DAVISON is Visiting Lecturer at Central School of Speech and Drama in London, UK where he was formerly Creative Fellow investigating Clown/Actor Training. He has been a clown, teacher, director, actor and writer for the last 30 years. He is a co-founder of the Escola de Clown de Barcelona in Spain, where he developed the first ever Clown History and Theory unit. He is also a member of the World Parliament of Clowns.