UP and cLOWN: (Jim Moore Clown Photographic exhibit) starts May 15 (NY)

UP and CLOWN: Photographic Cacophony of Eccentric PerformersFor the last 30 years, Jim Moore has been photographing all kinds of clowns, mimes, and eccentric performers. On May 15 the SB Digital Gallery will be hosting an exhibit of Jim’s photographs. The exhibit will feature over 300 shots, including shows of the NY Downtown Clown Revue, where Jim is the photographer […]

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Jim Moore Photo Exhibition of the Twin Towers Tightrope Walk

In 1974, mime and photographer Jim Moore became the right-hand-man for aerialist Philippe Petit during the secret preparations and daring guerilla tightrope walk between the two World Trade Center Towers. Thirty three years later, Jim is presenting his photographs of the event in oversized 50″ x 35″ Iris prints, including shots titled On the edge of the abyss, A Helicopter’s […]

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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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SpyMonkey Master Classes in US November 2013

Aitor Basauri

SPYMONKEY CLOWN MASTERCLASSES in NY & LONDON We’ve featured Spymonkey classes here in the past, but they’ve mostly been in NY or London. They’ve added an L.A. class this year. (y’hear, West Coast– you’ve got your chance!) 11-15 Nov 2013 London ( led by Petra Massey & Toby Park) 6-10 Nov 2013 New York 12-16 Nov 2013 Los Angeles Here’s the US details: ================== Spymonkey […]

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Bouffon Workshop with Audrey Crabtree (Mar 29-30) NY

Audrey Crabtree, one of the coordinators of the NY Clown Festival at the Brick, is teaching a last minute workshop in Bouffon. GET YOUR BOUFFON ON! A quick and dirty Bouffon workshop! WHEN: Friday March 29th 7-10pm AND Saturday March 30th 10am -3pmWHERE: CaveArts in Williamsburg 58 Grand st, btwn Wythe & Kent COST: $100 CONTACT: [email protected] for Info and Registration!   Friday night […]

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Brazilian clown Tiririca becomes a congressman

I recently read a very interesting article about a Brazilian clown who became a congressman in 2010 in Brazil, and was recently named one of the top 25 Brazilian politicians. (Thanks to Jim Moore  of Vaudevisuals for posting something about him on Facebook) The clown, Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva—better known by his clown name Tiririca (Grumpy),  ran in 2010 after being invited by […]

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