Avner the Eccentric

Avner Eisenberg (Avner the Eccentric) is a world-famous clown who has performed all over the world. Avner is probably best known for his endearing portrayal of The Jewel, the scene-stealing holy man, in The Jewel of the Nile, co-starring Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner. He was also featured in the film Brenda Starr and the television series’ Webster and Mathnet. […]

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Drew the Dramatic Fool

Drew Richardson (Drew the Dramatic Fool) reinvents the ancient art of brilliant bumbling. As a youngster, Drew began performing magic and juggling to compensate for his shyness. Now he plays the fool to take advantage of his increasing baldness. Drew‘s life-long personal tension between drama and foolishness gelled while studying Theatrical Clowning under the tutelage of John Towsen at Ohio […]

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Patrick Cashin

Pat Cashin is a New Jersey based writer, performer, and clown who has worked with several leading international circus companies. He has been described as “an inspired architect of slapstick circus silliness” whose performances are “a cartoon cavalcade of idiosyncratic oddities and imaginative absurdities” and that he is a “passionate practitioner of his ageless, eccentric art”, which is really just […]

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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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