Physical and Visual Comedy Techniques & Tools 2 day workshop with Franco Di Berardino

Circus Factory are delighted to welcome back Franco Di Berardino for a really special opportunity to learn from an absolute master craftsperson in the art of physical and visual comedy. The workshop will provide practical tools for the creation of non-verbal comedy working both with the physical comedy of the body and focusing on the mechanisms and structures of visual comedy.


  • Saturday 26th November 2pm – 8pm &
  • Sunday 27th November 10am – 6pm

*This is a progressive learning environment over 2 days so unfortunately, we cannot accommodate single-day enrolments.*

Location: Circus Factory, Centre Park Road, Cork

Price for 2 day workshop: Full: €160.00 / 25% Discount (student / no waged / low waged): €120 – Use discount code: 25MUSTACHE!

About Franco:

Mr Mustache alias Franco Di Berardino began their artistic career in 2003. Franco studied mime theatre in the International mime theatre school in Buenos Aires and juggling and tight rope in the Circus schools “La arena” and “Escuela de circo criollo”. He studied theatrical clown in Italy with Andrè Casaca and in Spain with Eric De Bont. In Italy also studied comedy theatre with Domenico Lannutti, and corporal mime with Yves Lebreton. Franco studied chromatic accordion in the conservatory of L’Aquila and eccentric clown with Chriss Lynam. Mr Mustache has performed in International Festivals across 18 Countries, where he performs in both street theatre festivals and indoor theatre venues.