SKITS

Benny's Baby Blunder  (2007)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster/backing track

Duration: 7' 

​"Der Holler, racket, caked in meinem spittle" aka

"one in the groin's worth two in the face"  (2008)​

Forces: Clown vocalist/keyboard/ringmaster conductor

Duration: 5'

Paper-Scissors-Gun  (2011)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 3'

Commissioned by Rational Rec for a performance at The Queen Elizabeth Hall. Mimed skit focusing on fast repetitive gestures such as tripping, pelvic thrusts, and pies to the face. The clown has a run in with a blow-up dummy, and the rest is history.

Commissioned by Rational Rec for the Sitalfields' Festival launch, Spitalfields Market. The clown performs Mozart's Magic Flute with help from the conductor's strikes to the groin.

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. A violent game of Paper-Scissors-Stone. The Ringmaster ends up having to saw off the crime weapon.​

The Chicken Choke  (2011)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 3' 

Baby Battle Bench'mark'  (2011)

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 3'

The Duel  (2011)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 2'

Assisted Suicide  (2011)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 1'

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. The clown witnesses a violent scuffle between a couple in the park, he then proceeds to choke his rubber chicken, producing an egg that the Ringmaster consumes.

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. A battle of the babies. The clown and Ringmaster show off their respective babies, but who's is best? There seems to be a smell emanating from one of them? Or is it the Ringmaster? The clown ends up changing a larger nappy than he bargained for...

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. A mimed old-school gentlemen's duel that ends in the Ringmaster's grisly end.

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. The clown is a little sad, so the Ringmaster offers him the choice of a balloon or a noose, the clown chooses the balloon, and an absurd demise.

The Boxer  (2011)​

Forces: Clown/ringmaster

Duration: 4'30"

Written for REVOLT at Concord 2, Brighton. The clown tries his hand at boxing, his manager the ringmaster knows all the tricks of the trade, but who is the opponent? This turns out to be a very personal battle, with a knockout finale.

© 2012 Adam de la Cour