At The Dr Clown Foundation, we believe in the benefits of training. Whether you are an amateur, a seasoned professional or a health-care worker, it is always possible to add a training to your tool kit that will fit your particular needs.

When it comes to the art of clown there are different stages of learning. Simply identify your level of experience and register to one of the following trainings.

3 levels :

1. Develop your creative personality – For amateurs with little to no experience of acting.

2. Develop your clown personality – For experienced actors who are ready to discover their clown personality/ character

3. Clown Character – Research and development – For clown artists currently working in the field, looking to deepen and discover new facets of their clown character. 

Please note the training is offered in French, but is "English friendly" in that the participant may express theselves in English. 


1- Develop your creative personality :

For whom ? For anyone with an interest in the art of clown, with little to no acting experience.

Objectives : Develop your creative personality through the tools of the clown. Learn to connect to your joy, to go beyond your limits and to understand the state of performance. Passing this level is essential before enrolling in the next level.

Duration ? This training is 24 hrs and runs over two week-ends. The daily schedule is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Cost ? : The registration fee is 550$. The class size is between 8-12 people.

Where and when ? Next session - Fall 2019 

How to register ? : If you would like to take part in this workshop, contact us at and we will place you on the waiting list. 

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2- Develop your clown personality :

For whom ? For anyone who has successfully completed level 1 or who has relevant acting experience determined by their submitted CV.

Objectives : Through the tools of the clown, develop your clown personality, essence and sense of humour.

Duration ? This training is 24 hrs and runs over two week-ends. The daily schedule is 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Cost ? The registration fee is 550$. The class size is between 8-12 people.

Where and when ?  May 11-12 / May 25-26 (Quebec City) 

How to register ? : Click on the Register button below and send us an email detailing your acting experience at (CV or text)

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3- Clown Character – Research and development :

For whom ? Upon invitation only. Participants must have successfully completed levels 1 and 2 or have equivalent experience as detailed in their CV.

Objectives : Research and development of clown character, duo technique and structure of a number.

Where ? Montreal



Specialization courses :

We also offer trainings in specialized clowning techniques. These can be followed by amateurs or professionals according to aptitude and the level of experience indicated for each workshop.

Slapstick :

For whom ? Professional clowns

Objectives : Perfecting slapstick techniques through a physical interactive workshop. This workshop is given by two experienced clowns who have been with the foundation for many years and have made slapstick their expertise.

Duration ? This workshop is 6 hours, on a Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

When ? June 1st, 2019 

Cost ? :  175$

How to register ? Visit our Boutique and select « Trainings » to register and pay. Visitez notre boutique et sélectionner ‘’formations’’ afin de vous inscrire et payer votre inscription.

Where ?  ESPACE LIBRE, located at 1945, Fullum Street, Montreal, (Quebec), H2K 3N3




Cancelation and reimbursement policy of courses/workshops

Courses cancelled by the Foundation:

In the event that the Foundation cancels or changes the schedule of the training, or the building becomes inaccessible, the participant is refunded in full.

Courses cancelled by the participant:

Before the starting date of the workshop, the participant will be reimbursed according to the following conditions:

Full refund with 10 or more working days’ notice before the start date of the training.

50% refund with 5 to 9 working days’ notice before the start date of the training.

No refund with less than 5 working days’ notice before the first day of training.

In case of a non-reported absence within the delays mentioned above: no refund.

No refund will be made in the event that the participant has/wants to cancel his presence after having followed 50% of the total training time.

All cancellation requests must be sent in writing to the following email address: