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Joel Jeske – Lessons in Comedy Performance!

[Translate] I usually don’t use this space to promote events, BUT this one is SPECIAL! Joel Jeske is teaching a class in ‘Comedy Performance.’ I sat down with Joel yesterday, and he mapped out the classes and what he would Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with “The Umbilical Brothers”.

[Translate] SPEEDMOUSE (re-squeaked)! 1 Week Left. See it before it closes! Sitting on stage at Theatre 80 with David Collins and Shane Dundas (aka The Umbilical Brothers) was great fun! Their energy and animated gestures kept me laughing almost the Read the full article…

Clown Documentary for American Theater Wing

[Translate] Directed by Margarita Jimeno. This delightful documentary shares the love of clown from the perspective of Clowns! Slava Polunin(Snow Show), David Shiner(Old Hats), Joel Jeske(Big Apple Circus), and Brent Mcbeth(Big Apple Circus) discuss clowning with wonderful footage of their performances. Read the full article…

Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Revue – Feb. 6th, 2017 @ Dixon Place

[Translate] THE BINDLESTIFF OPEN STAGE VARIETY REVUE Hosting the evening’s entertainment was ‘Magic Brian’. First up was the ‘Amazing HouDino’ performing a wonderful card trick with his father Magic Brian. HouDino carefully selected a card as audience volunteer looks on. Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals Bookshelf – “Notes on a Cowardly Lion”

[Translate] Notes on a Cowardly Lion by John Lahr Back Cover First published in 1969, Notes on a Cowardly Lion has established itself as one of the best-ever show business biographies. Drawing on his father’s recollections and on the memories Read the full article…

Vaudevisual interview – “The Department of Fools”

[Translate] THE DEPARTMENT OF FOOLS I have always had a respect for the traditional theater style “Commedia dell Arte”. From photographing Carlo Mazzone-Clementi in 1982, ‘The Metaphysical Mask Improv’ workshop taught by Mask Arts Company in 2011,  interviewing Christopher Bayes in 2013 Read the full article…

Michael Moschen: Abstract Sound with Simple Instruments

[Translate] Michael Moschen I photographed this brilliant innovative juggler back in the 1980’s when he was exploring the 3 balls juggling routines and what he could do to make it ‘his’. Many years later I saw his one-man show at Read the full article…

Vaudevisuals interview with Siobhan O’Loughlin – “Broken Bone Bathtub”

[Translate] Video interview with “Broken Bone Bathtub” creator/performer Siobhan O’Loughlin. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ “A strange, comforting, and magical show that left me tremendously moved and deliriously hopeful.” — DC Metro Theatre Arts ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – October 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Year in Review – October 2016 October was another busy month with interviews with Slipper Room’s James Habacker, puppeteer Jessica Scott, The Secret Variety Society group, a Coffehouse Chronicle honoring puppeteer Theodora Skipitares and some photographic excerpts from my Read the full article…

Check out Vaudevisuals – Review – September 2016

[Translate] Vaudevisuals Year in Review – September 2016 September is always a great month for theater and variety arts. This month I interviewed ‘Collapsing Horse Theater’ from Dublin, funny man Joel Jeske and magic man Nelson Lugo, teacher/performer Carlos Garcia Read the full article…