American Theatre Clowning Documentary

Just discovered (thanks to Jim Moore’s Vaudevisual site)  this documentary about American theatre clowning from the American Theatre Wing.  Features Slava Polunin, David Shiner, Joel Jeske, and Brent McBeth talking about the clown, what works, what doesn’t and the work of being a theatrical clown. So what’s great about this video?  Well, clearly, one of the things I love is […]

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Complicite’s The Encounter: LAST DAY TO WATCH!

Today is the last day to watch Simon McBurney (director of Theatre Complicite) perform his amazing solo show The Encounter. UPDATE:  It looks like they took this private.  It is no longer available. Sorry if you missed it.  It was great! Here’s the youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghc-DM1TVWU The show sold out at the Barbican in London, and they streamed the show […]

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Cirque du Soleil Anniversary DVD collection on sale TODAY

If you are like me, you have slowly over time collected Cirque du Soleil videos- mostly either at shows, or if you are cheap like me, you’ve taped them from Bravo (and/or TIVO’d them) Here’s an opportunity to clear up a lot of your TIVO space! On Sale Today NEW for just $58.99! 12 DVD’s of Cirque– that’s around $5 […]

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Clowns in Style: NY Times article about two clown’s homes

Two Dell’arte Graduates get their house (and their work and their website) featured in the NY Times! http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/05/realestate/05habi.html Habitats The Traveling Circus Stops Here Ruby Washington/The New York Times Christina Gelsone and Seth Bloom, both clowns, rehearse in their apartment By CONSTANCE ROSENBLUM Published: July 2, 2009 CHRISTINA GELSONE, a slender 36-year-old with delicate features and hair the color of […]

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