About The School

Not the school you expect,

but the school you need.

Online and In-person next events!

[online] Clowning, Acting, Improvising

In this series of workshop, we are going to investigate what’s the difference between Improvising, Clowning, and Acting, and how we can decide to be an improviser, a clown, or an actor in a split second. This workshop is for people with a basic understanding of physical theater, improvisation, clowning or acting.  Your desire to explore…

[in-person] Clown at 1.5m distance! Improvisation theater workshop #2

We are thrilled to make the second edition of Clown at 1.5m distance happen! Let’s make use of social distancing for clowning around! (Safe in-person workshop. Limited to 12 participants. Melbourne based.) In this 2day workshop, you will develop your acting skills, body awareness, and creativity through improvisation and physical theater training. You will have…

What is The Joyful School about?

Hi, my name is Pauline. I created The Joyful School to teach what I love, the way I love to teach it. I’m passionate about the connection between physical theater, creativity, and self-development. I love developing my body awareness and using it as a source of inspiration for my creative writing and performing. With The Joyful School, I want to help you develop your acting skills, your body awareness, and your creativity through improvisation and physical theater training. Most of all, I want to help you believe in what you do, reinforce your self-confidence, and feel strong enough to share your creations with the world. In the end, if I do my job well, you won’t need my help anymore…

Show up for yourself, and…

Become your own best teacher!

Pauline delivers innovative one-to-one online coaching based on short and daily meetings

[online] One-to-one daily coaching

There is a common belief that “we don’t practice theater alone”. I don’t agree. I actually think that if we are strong and confident enough to practice alone, we become a better partner on stage, and in life. With The Joyful School, I offer a short and daily practice to build a strong and creative…

The Joyful School evolves with its students.

What do others think about it?

I like asking students to describe their experience; It always surprises me and helps me to refine the ultimate purpose of The Joyful School. They inspire me and give me the energy to believe in what I do!

Let’s have a chat!

I’m a real person. You’re a real person. How about we talk for real? Contact me through the form below and we’ll find a day and time to catch up online.