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“The Secret Variety Society” at Pangea

[Translate] Starting the evening off is Reverend Roper and his attempt to get all present to be ‘blessed’. With kazoo and piano, Sabrina Chap provides more than ample music for the evening. Wild and wonderful comrade Miss Ekaterina sways down Read the full article…

Photographs from IN/SIGHTS – Julie Goell

[Translate]  Julie Goell “As Lena, an old-world urchin, I audition for the legendary Mr. Big Time in my one-woman show, Woman in a Suitcase.” ~ ~ Julie Goell Photographed at The New York Clown Theater Festival (circa 1983) Here is Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with The Secret Variety Society

[Translate] The Secret Variety Society Performing at PANGEA – Nov 7th and December 7th. Make sure you see this amazing group of ‘Secret’ variety royalty! (Left to Right: Magic Brian, Jenny Lee Mitchell, Matt Roper, Sabrina Chap, Ekaterina) For more Read the full article…

2016 NY Clown Theater Festival – “Clown Cabaret” – Sept 8, 2016

[Translate] 2016 NY CLOWN THEATER FESTIVAL September 2 through 18th, 2016 at The Brick Theater “CLOWN CABARET” Hosted by ‘Fantasy Grandma’. Fantasy Grandma did a terrific job of hosting the evening’s performances. Rap song and psychedelic jello! Mission: Implausible (Logic Limited Ltd) Read the full article…

Flashback Promo – Work I have done in the past that is still great to look at!

[Translate] This is a new series I am starting that begins today! Photographs and flyers (that were made with my photographs). Litsedeyi – Russian Clown Troupe from Leningrad performing at Philadelphia Mime Clown Theater Festival (circa 1985) Slava Polunin performing Read the full article…

The Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – Clowns – by John H. Towsen

[Translate] John Towsen’s CLOWNS book” width=”530″ height=”791″ /> I had a hardcover copy and ended up giving it to Slava when he came to town with Cirque de Soleil. John also happened to be one of the coproducers of the Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Matt Roper (aka Wilfredo)

[Translate] Matt Roper as WILFREDO performing at The Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show. Wilfredo can be seen performing regularly at The Slipper Room in NYC and other venues World-Wide! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading…

Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – March 7th, 2016 @ Dixon Place

[Translate] Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – March 7th, 2016 @ Dixon Place What a great night at the theater! The Bindlestiff Open Stage was such a blast. Such a variety of performers… Here are photographs from the Open Stage Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Hilary Chaplain – “Physical Comedy Workshop”

[Translate] Hilary Chaplain – Physical Comedy Workshop Performers of all levels and disciplines are welcome! Limited class size – 12 students, 18 and older. CLASS DATES AND TIMES Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 11 – 6 1-hour lunch Read the full article…

Red Bull Theater presents – 2 Day Clowning Workshop

[Translate]   Spend two intensive, fun-filled days exploring the world of clowning in this ridiculously fun and surprisingly profound workshop. With instruction by master clown teachers, you’ll unlock your sense of abandon and expressivity, as well as your unique sense Read the full article…