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The Clown Un_Masked – Glen Heroy

Originally posted in Feb. 2010. My first of the CLOWN UN_MASK series. One of the most interesting performers that I have photographed recently is Glen Heroy. He is a cameleon! In one show he is Dame Edna and in another Read the full article…

Looking down from 1350 feet – WTC

November 1, 2013 // Photography, Variety Arts // No Comments

When I was photographing the top of the WTC for Philippe Petit in preparation for the upcoming ‘artistic crime of the century’ I also wanted to take some photographs that weren’t needed by him in his preparation. I decided to Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Didi Sanchezco – Mexico/New York

Photographed Didi at the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show in March. Great talent and stage charisma. Hope she comes back soon to New York. She produces and performs in her own TV show in Mexico. Didi performing at the Bindlestiff Read the full article…

The Clown Un_Mask – Neil Arthur James – New York City

Neil Arthur James in the hallway for the Clown Un_Mask portrait. Performing his unique character ‘Dandy Darkly’ at the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show. For more information on Dandy Darkly go here. ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Continue reading…

Shorty and Fatty’s Half Century Extravaganza – NY Clown Theatre Festival Show

The show was a collection of performers that HAD to be at least 50 years old…IF not older! The hostesses of the show were Karen McCarty and Deborah Kaufman. Of course the IDEA for this foolish evenings festivities came from Read the full article…

2010 NY Clown Theatre Festival ‘Kickoff’ Parade

On Friday September 3rd The NY Clown Theatre Festival got off to a great start with the Clown Parade. Beginning in Union Square and moving to The Brick  Theatre in Williamsburg where the festival is presented. More than 100 clowns Read the full article…

“MOVE IT” Variety Show – June 29, 2010

Mark Lonergan knows how to put together a good ‘variety show’. He has  produced quite a few MOVE IT shows in the past plus his usual calendar of shows gives him a good ‘edge’ over the competition. This MOVE IT Read the full article…

Isn’t this the truth!

©2008 Dan Piraro

Showboat Shazzam!

Every Sunday at 1pm and 4pm on a historical restored waterfront barge there is a show! WOW! What a show! Ring Mistress and Artistic Director Karen E. Gersch It is called Showboat Shazzam and every week there are new performers Read the full article…

The Greatest Smallest Parade

May 30, 2010 // Photography // No Comments

Today I photographed a wonderful parade. Not your normal one. This was a parade that was promoted as “The Greatest Smallest Parade”. And indeed it was! Floats made from small toys and plastic characters were mostly waiting in line to Read the full article…