TAMPA, FL-(December 19, 2013) – The world-famous Ringling Bros. clowns are set to host an interactive and educational performance workshop at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts’ Patel Conservatory with a number of Patel Conservatory students. The Patel Conservatory Clowning Skills Master Class takes place Saturday, Dec. 21 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The school is located at 1010 North W.C. Machines Place, Tampa, 33602.
The workshop includes students in second through sixth grade and will be led exclusively by four Ringling Bros. clowns. The class will focus on clowning skills such as juggling, hat tricks, balancing skills, improvisation and movement. At the end of the workshop, the students will demonstrate the olden and honorable art of clowning. This promises to be a great opportunity to capture youth in action, who have a love and passion for performing arts.
About Feld Entertainment: Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries on six continents and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Feld Motor Sports, Disney on Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE!.
The not-for-profit Straz Center is committed to arts education as an essential part of its mission, and the fully accredited Patel Conservatory makes it all happen. Each year, the lives of more than 50,000 students are enriched in classrooms, on stages and through outreach programs. More information is available by calling 813.222.1002 and by visiting www.patelconservatory.org.