Maynard aka Rick Allan has been passing on his understanding of clownery and foolish behaviour as Clown Tutor on Sheffields’ Green Top Community Circus Centre Course, Circus in Performance since 2005. he has also worked with youth circus/theatre groups and in schools. His course can be presented over one or more sessions and covers topics of Play, improvisation, stage craft, clown persona, slap stick and foolish accidents.

Rick has trained with Phillip Gaulier, Spy monkey, Gerry Flanagan, Jonathan Kay, Desmond Jones, Mick Barnfather and Frazer Hooper.