Congratulations to the 2011 Class Clowns National Final winners! Tom Matthews (SA) - 1st place, and runners up Mia 'Velvet Winter and Elaine Watkins.
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Class Clowns is a flagship education program and national secondary school competition.
Class Clowns registrations have closed for 2011. Registrations for the 2012 Class Clowns program will open in October.
Now in its 16th year, Class Clowns has helped young people from Years 9-12 throughout Australia develop their skills and get their funny on – including such alumni as Josh Thomas and Tom Ballard. Class Clowns even has its own fantastic, fully-fledged show in the annual Melbourne International Comedy Festival – the Class Clowns Teenage Gala.
Class Clowns aims to:
• Encourage the development of writing and performing skills in the comic arts
• Provide recognition of budding comedy talent
• Create a platform that will enable young performers to gain performing experience and exposure
• Build appreciative comedy audiences for the future
We do this through:
• A national secondary schools Class Clowns competition
• Crash Course workshops in schools
For further info you can contact:
Producer: Education and Development Programs
Or call the Comedy Festival office on (03) 9245 3700