Gautham Prasad

Gautham Prasad was born in India and raised in America. He studied acting at Northwestern University and studied mime in Paris with Maximilien Decroux. He was a clown with Ringling Brothers circus for two years. He has studied clowning with Dick Monday, Tiffany Reilly, Sue Morrison, and David Shiner. He currently lives in New York city where he works as […]

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Gale LaJoye

Gale LaJoye is a clown who grew up and is now based in Marquette, Michigan. He combines clowning, mime, circus tricks, and a poignant sense of self to create silent shows that are both funny and sad. In the early 1970’s Gale was a clown and performer with Ringling, and by 1977 he had become Boss Clown of his unit. […]

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Geoff Hoyle

Geoff Hoyle created the role of Zazu, the hornbill in the original Broadway cast of The Lion King. He has clowned with Cirque du Soleil, Circus Flora and with Bill Irwin and Larry Pisoni in San Francisco‚Äôs Pickle Family Circus. He created Spare, the three-legged man as part of a benefit performance for the Pickle Family Circus in 1982. He […]

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Adam Gertsacov/ Acme Clown Company

THE ACME CLOWN COMPANY Uses Popular Theatrical Traditions To Amaze, Educate, And Entertain Audiences Of All Ages. Specialities include puppetry, clowning, commedia dell’arte, circus skills, magic, melodrama, masks, and method acting. They perform shows, teach workshops and residencies, and coach and direct physical comedy and clown routines. The boss clown of the Acme Clown Company is Adam Gertsacov (the author […]

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