NYC Tramp Workshop with Giovanni Fusetti 10/31-11/4

HUMAN TRASH A theatrical exploration of the American Archetype of THE TRAMP a workshop led by Giovanni Fusetti New York theater company The Combustibles is hosting a workshop taught by Giovanni Fusetti exploring the archetype of the Tramp. This workshop is part of the research and generation phase of a new production, Detritus, a show about waste in New York […]

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Amy Gordon

Amy Gordon is a clown, physical comedian and character actress. She acts and co-directs with the Daredevil Opera Company along with Jonah Logan, and has performed with them over 600 times in 20 countries. Shows with Daredevil Opera include Cirkus Inferno , Rocket & Roxy’s Stunt Show , and Drakonsbreath . Amy has also performed in a number of other […]

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Parallel Exit Gala 10/29 featuring Barry Lubin

Parallel Exit will produce a Halloween Gala that will include entertainment from the company and special guest star Barry Lubin (Grandma the Clown). The benefit takes place at 7:30pm on Monday October 29 at the 45th Street Theatre, 354 West 45th Street. Tickets are $75 for VIPs and $30 for patrons, and can be reserved at 917-407-7537or [email protected] Barry Lubin […]

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The Midnight Circus

The Midnight Circus started as a collaboration between circus clown Jeffrey Jenkins and actress Julie Greenberg. They combined their talents to create a 5 minute eccentric acrobatic act to be featured with Vermont’s Circus Smirkus. While on tour with the show, they apprenticed themselves to two former stars of The Moscow Circus. In between shows and practice, they would all […]

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Fringe Wrapup….

Gardi Hutter won the Overall Excellence Award for acting in the NY Fringe! Considering there were over 200 shows performing, I think that’s an incredible feat. Congratulations, Gardi! I saw 3 shows in the fringe this year, which is less than previous years– All of them clown related (You can search this site for Fringe to see my show reviews). […]

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Daredevil Chicken Club

The Daredevil Chicken Club is the combined talent and imagination of performers Anne Goldmann and Jonathan Taylor. Together with their extensive training in physical theater, circus, and clowning they continue to create unique performances that have been seen around the world. They have performed together on the street, on the stage and in the circus ring for the past nine […]

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FRINGE REVIEW: Gardi Hutter’s JOAN OF ARPpO

(PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL PHOTOGRAPHS IN THIS REVIEW ARE COPYRIGHT © 2007 BY PHOTOGRAPHER JIM MOORE. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. USED BY PERMISSION.) I saw Gardi Hutter’s show yesterday, and can highly recommend it to anyone and everyone. The show is original, creative, playful, physical, and downright wonderful. You should definitely see it if you have the opportunity. Gardi starts with […]

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Gaulier in NY

Internationally acclaimed clown and acting teacher Philippe Gaulier will conduct workshops in New York City during September. Philippe Gaulier was a master teacher at the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris before starting his own school in 1980. After ten years in Paris, he moved his school to London and finally, in 2002, back to France. The Ecole Philippe Gaulier is […]

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NY Workshop with Mario Gonzalez

Master Commedia Dell’Arte Mask and Clown Teacher, Mario Gonzalez, former principal actor with Le Theatre Du Soleil and Master Mask Teacher at the Conservatoire National Superieur D’Art Dramatique in Paris, will teach two workshops in New York in the beginning of August. The workshops are designed for professional actors and other performers, yet are also appropriate and useful for teachers, […]

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Gardi Hutter

Gardi Hutter is one of the most well-known female clowns in the world. Based in Switzerland, she has been performing her shows since 1981 on stages across the world. At Carnevale, people dress as her- and her washerwoman character has cleaned the floors of the Swiss Parliament. She’s won at least five international prizes for her work, and has written […]

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Peter Geist

Peter Geist bills himself as a 12-year-old trapped in the body of a 36-year-old man. He has been performing his one-man show for 17 years and has been featured at the International Children’s Festival in Virginia, the National Theatre’s Family Series in Washington, DC, and the Goodwill Games in New York, among other venues throughout the United States, Canada and […]

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Greg and Karen DeSanto

Currently in their third decade as professional circus clowns, Greg and Karen DeSanto are one of the few husband and wife comedy/clown teams working in America today. Karen graduated from the Ringling Clown College in 1993 and then was featured in Ringling’s Blue Unit. A member of the Clown Care (SM) hospital clowning program of the Big Apple Circus, Karen […]

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