Byrd Productions

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We offer: ongoing clowns classes for adults at City in Motion School of Dance, workshops in physical theater throughout the year, and an annual showcase in physical theater. We often present shows in The Kansas City Fringe Festival and help sponsor a local clown company called “The Flock“. Our Latest Events can always be found on Our Facebook Page.

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Welcome to our Art in the Loop project, Silly Walkways.

Thursday, May 25 – 10:00 – 11:00 AM – See the Videos Below!

Friday, June 23 – 12:30 – 1:30
Friday, July 14 – 12:30 – 1:30

 

Upcoming:
Friday, August 4 – 5:30 – 6:30PM – Around the Downtown Library and ending INSIDE the Library with a performance by an Art in the Loop artist!

May 25

June 23

Silly Walkways is an invitation to allow yourself a moment of levity. Levity as in humor or frivolity. As you walk around put your silly foot forward and follow the signs. Once in a while there will be a clown to clown around on the silly walk with you, maybe even a camera man. Don’t be alarmed, they’re very frivolous.

Silly Walkways is directly influenced by the skit “The Ministry of Silly Walks” by The Monty Python Flying Circus. If you are unfortunate enough to NOT be familiar with either then PLEASE watch the video below.

There are several signs around the Downtown Library from the Streetcar shelter to the parking garage and they will be up ALL summer long. Although you don’t need a clown or a camera man to do your silly walk, we DO encourage you to join us on the specific days that there will be.

Check back here or on the Art in the Loop page for videos!

So join us, Clarity Brown – your Silly Walking Clown and David Berry – your Silly Filming Camera Guy as we share a moment of fun and laughter.

Cast of Characters

  • Avi
    Avi

    Avi is the classic French mime. Having a French themed event? Need someone to move to that accordion player that you’ve hired?

    She’ll keep it classic.

  • Clarity Brown
    Clarity Brown

    Loud-mouthed Clown About Town will educate you about getting down.

     

    Ministry Approved Silly Walk Coach.

  • Tweets the Classic Clown
    Tweets the Classic Clown

    Tweets is a clown favorite in Kansas City and has visited homes, libraries, and area towns for over 20 years.

    She likes to pull out all of her tricks as this character: mime, music, magic, dance, a little seltzer down your pants…

    Tweets is an avid reader and loves performing at libraries.

  • Mardi Gras Mime
    Mardi Gras Mime

    Let the good times roll! This character like get the party started with the parade and keeps it going on the dance floor.

    Everyone will want to join in the fun!

    This mime comes out to visit at Mardi Gras events year round.

  • Betty the Butterfly
    Betty the Butterfly

    Betty is a Monarch Butterfly who is born in a science classroom. Once the children set her free, she’s off to make her way in the world. She encounters hawks, clowns, bullies, friends and most importantly, gardeners.

     

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