NY Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards

The New York Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards

Monday, April 19th, 2010
Red Carpet Arrivals 7:30 pm
Presentation set to begin at 8pm

The Kraine Theatre 85 E 4th St (btwn 2nd Ave & Bowery)

Tickets are not for sale.
To request tickets email [email protected]

Dress: Formal Attire- Noses Optional

Winners of Audience Choice Awards will be announced on April 19th 2010 at The Golden Nose Ceremony and award statues will be given out to the winners.
(nominees appear in alphabetical order)

Audience Choice Best Clown Act:                  
ICETACLES! The Last Chance of A LIfetime, Created and performed by: Lynn Berg, Audrey Crabtree, Jonathan Kaplan, Maria Parra, Jeff Seal and Shawn Wickens
Choreography by Ronald Hoffman
Kiki and Ted, by Aya Tucker and Aram Alan Aghazarian
Magic!, by Joel Jeske, Mike Richter, and Christopher Lueck
Otto and Lewis, by Matthew Duncan and Brian Foley, aka Bambouk Clown Theatre.
Audience Choice Best Clown Character:       
Brett Alters- Squeeks the Clown
Eric Davis- Red Bastard
Olivia Lehrman-Ms. Pretty Smart
Roland Zwicker Jr.- Roland Zee
Clown of The Year:
Eric Davis
will be awarded the 2010 Clown of the Year Award for his unparalleled service to the clown community. This year alone Mr. Davis directed Kill Me Loudly:  A Clown Noir, taught workshops in Bouffon and Clown, was a finalist for the Andy Kaufman Award at Caroline’s Comedy Club, and is a curator for the upcoming NY Clown Theatre Festival. Mr. Davis’ artistic work serves as an ambassador of American performance to the world. He has performed his famed Red Bastard character around the globe including shows in Canada, Europe, and Australia. His work is completely valued by his peers and therefore has workshopped Ovo and the new Kodak Theater project, both for Cirque du Soleil. It is with great respect and gratitude that New York Downtown Clown presents the 2010 Clown of The Year Award to Eric Davis.
Clown Organization of The Year:
Big Apple Circus Clown Care

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.
New York Downtown Clown is proud to present the ONLY Clown Awards Show in North America– The New York Downtown Clown Golden Nose Awards.

This fourth-time annual event will honor Clown Excellence from performances of the New York Downtown Clown Monthly Revue’s 2010 year. In addition to the awards presented, the evening will include performances, door prizes, red carpet, and audience participation games with prizes. The show will also feature Clown Superstar Presenters.

The Audience Choice Awards go to the clown or clown group which receives the most votes over the past year at The New York Downtown Clown Revue performances in a specific category. The four Nominees are the top four most voted for in each category. The one with the most votes in a category is the winner of that category and will be announced at the Golden Nose Awards Ceremony on May 19th.

Clown Organization of the Year
goes to the company or group that has accomplished an outstanding clown achievement. This award goes to large scale achievements which serve the clown community as a whole or to achievements of clown work for commercial/mass appeal. Nomination and Award are at the discretion of New York Downtown Clown producers.

To be eligible for the Clown of the Year category, the clown must have appeared on stage or in a film of the current year’s Clown Revue. This award is for individual clowns that work professionally and artistically and have also made contributions to the larger clown community through education, mentorship, directing, producing, and/or other forms. Nomination and Award are at the discretion of New York Downtown Clown producers.

This is the only Clown Awards Show in North America.

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