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Burning BlueBeard at Theatre W...

Since I’ve moved to Chicago, I’ve gone to a few networking events, or met people involved .  Eventually it comes out that I’m a clown.  And then people start saying, “Do you know…”  Playing clown geography. I had numerous people...

New Circus school in Phoenix!

My friend Jens Larson, former circus acrobat and handbalancer, has decided to retire from his retirement/day job as a geometry teacher and start a circus school in Phoenix! http://phxyouthcircus.org/ He’s just started out and he’s got two classes already...

George Carl video from 1969

Here’s a video that I hadn’t seen before of a younger George Carl doing all of his stuff , but with a little more energy and a little more acrobatics.  He’s such an amazing and precise performer, and he works so fast.  A true joy to...

Two Out of the Three Wise Men

A friend of mine on facebook suggested that she would love to have a light up version of the Marx Brothers as the Three Wise Men, and she’d be happy to put it up on her lawn. I detect a market opportunity! I went looking for images, and couldn’t find that...

Clown Conservatory Offering 3 ...

We’ve featured Joe Dieffenbacher  and the Clown Conservatory before. The CLOWN CONSERVATORY at Circus Center San Francisco, is offering a 15 week Clown Intensive in the Winter of 2014-15.  The intensive is made up of three separate 5 week intensives.  Students...

Shotspeare returns to the Slip...

While I am not in NY anymore, that doesn’t mean I love it any less! A show I featured and saw earlier in the year, Shotspeare, is returning by popular demand. You’ve got 3 more chances to see it. Monday August 11 Thursday August 14 Thursday August 21 I...

Taking the summer mostly off&#...

My big news for this summer is that I’m moving to Chicago!   Due to that, I won’t be posting with any regularity to clownlink (not that I had been posting with regularity before)   Please continue to follow me and I should be back in August...
recent from 16 Two Out of the Three Wise Men
Two Out of the Three Wise Men A friend of mine on facebook suggested that she would love to have a light up version of the Marx Brothers as the Three Wise Men, and she’d be happy to put it up on her lawn. I detect a market opportunity! I went looking for images, and couldn’t find that as an image (which is strange, it seems...
recent from 14 Burning BlueBeard at Theatre Wit through January 4, 2015 (Chicago)
Burning BlueBeard at Theatre Wit through January 4, 2015 (Chicago) Since I’ve moved to Chicago, I’ve gone to a few networking events, or met people involved .  Eventually it comes out that I’m a clown.  And then people start saying, “Do you know…”  Playing clown geography. I had numerous people tell me that I should check out the...
recent from 8 A Radio History of British clowning
A Radio History of British clowning Fascinating radio program on the history of British clowning from the BBC. Better listen to it in a hurry though, because it’s only available for 2 more days (not sure if it will be available for purchase afterwards.) Host Tony Lidington (who created a one man show based on British music hall master...
recent from 7 New Circus school in Phoenix!
New Circus school in Phoenix! My friend Jens Larson, former circus acrobat and handbalancer, has decided to retire from his retirement/day job as a geometry teacher and start a circus school in Phoenix! http://phxyouthcircus.org/ He’s just started out and he’s got two classes already in registration at the Children’s...