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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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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Ciao, Pagliacci.

If you haven’t heard, the amazing tenor Luciano Pavarotti has recently died. As a singer, he was a real talent. And for opera fans around the world, he was the only clown they really cared about (or maybe even seen) Pagliacci the opera was first made famous by the tenor Enrico Caruso, and since has become one of the standards […]

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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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Peter Daniel Straus

Peter Daniel Straus is an entertainer with multiple identities- clown, sketch comedian, writer, director, published author, illustrator, and probably a few other ones that I am leaving out. He has performed with a number of illustrious institutions, including the Metropolitan Opera, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus, Dance Theater Workshop, the National Theatre of Norway, and on Late Night […]

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500 Clown

500 Clown is a physical theatre company based in Chicago. They have been creating work together since 2000. Their mission as a company is to create shows that use circus arts, improvisation, and action to create charged environments that allow the performers to take emotional and physical risks, and lets the audience become an active observer. Their signature piece is […]

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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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Rich Potter

Rich Potter is a Maryland native who has been performing for over 20 years, and has performed in over 20 countries. In 1986 Rich graduated from Ringling Clown College and spent 3 years on the road with the Ringling circus, including a stint working in Japan with the Ringling Gold Unit. After that time, he spent time street performing all […]

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Matthew Pauli

Matthew Pauli is a 1991 graduate of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College and has been clowning ever since. He appears regularly at corporate events, street festivals, fairs and picnics and in his stage shows. His work as a clown has taken him around the U.S. and as far as Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Since 1999, he has […]

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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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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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