Archive for November, 2019

Why we started the Brassmonkey Bursary appeal

We decided it was time to stop complaining about the lack of diversity in our professional worlds of physical comedy, clown and devised theatre, and do something about it! We thought a place that we could have maximum impact was right at the outset of professional training – when people are forming budding creative relationships that then build into partnerships... View Article

Posted by > 29 November 2019


WE HAVE JUST LAUNCHED A NEW SCHEME TO OFFER FINANCIAL SUPPORT to performers from diverse backgrounds, to participate in our acclaimed clowning and business workshops. Since our inception in 1998, we have created some of the most outstandingly original theatre in Britain, drawing on the disciplines of clown, physical theatre and devised theatre. We are committed to supporting the development... View Article

Posted by > 18 November 2019


We’ve just announced our London 2020 workshops. Toby Park, joint Artistic Director of Spymonkey, will be leading a 5-day workshop on Music in Clown & Comedy 13th – 17th January 2020 at Toynbee Studios London E1 Full details of the workshop and how to apply are on the event page here: “The music and comedy workshop with Spymonkey is... View Article

Posted by > 14 November 2019