Class of Games Workshop at the Upper Jay Art Center
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Sun, 04/16/23, Mon, 04/17/23

Time & Location

Apr 16, 3:00 PM – Apr 17, 4:30 PM

Upper Jay, 12198 Rte 9N, Upper Jay, NY 12987, USA

About the Event


Sunday, April 16th (time TBD)

*suggested donation of $15 to the teaching artists at time of workshop


Join collaborators Michael Galligan and Bailey Nassetta (co-creators of Banana) for a 90-minute workshop in clowning and devised theater. Explore the process of creating theater through games, improvisation, and physical comedy.  This type of work emphasizes exploration, play, and rejects the idea that there is a "right way" to be funny. All levels are welcome.




Michael Galligan is a clown, producer, and teaching artist based in Brooklyn. His  work has been developed at Irondale Center, The Deep End, 59E59 Theater, the Upper Jay Art Center, ChaShaMa, Cincy Fringe, FringePVD, and ZOO at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. He is a member of the Slugfest theater collective, a lead teaching artist with the Irondale Center, a co-producer of Clown Gym's variety shows, and a co-creator and producer of PUNCHLOCK, a strictly timed variety show with punishments.


Bailey Nassetta is a Brooklyn based theater director and teaching artist. She is currently studying to receive her Masters in Educational Theater in Colleges and Communities at NYU. Bailey’s most recent directing credits include: Banana Man (BCC, 2022), Bradaret (in-development, 2022), Missing 411: Into the Void (The Recovery Lounge, 2021), Fuckboi Healing Circle (Buffering Zoom Festival, 2021), Missing 411: The Musical (The Recovery Lounge, 2020), Accountability (The Kennedy Center's Page to Stage Festival, 2019). BFA NYU Tisch, Experimental Theater Wing (2015).


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12198 Route 9N
Upper Jay,
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