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Jan. 2012 – New York Downtown Clown Revue at Dixon Place

The New York Downtown Clown Revue

Season 5, Show #57

Katherine M. Horejsi performs as the ‘clean up lady’ ~Cleaning up what the clowns leave behind~

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Hilary Chaplain

Hilary Chaplain performing a new piece at Dixon PlaceNot able to stand up with her shoe in her hand Hilary brings a new character to the show.

Hilary Chaplain performing her new piece at NY Downtown Clown RevueBagel with cream cheese is the food of choice for Hilary Chaplain’s new character.

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Ben Model

Playing piano for a silent film excerpt of Harry Langdon “Remember When”.

Ben Model prepares to play for the silent film 'Remember When'.Ben Model talks to the audience about the silent film star Harry Langdon.

Still of Title Card from Harry Langdon’s silent film “Remember When”.

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Christopher Lueck helping his assistant (played by Katherine Horejsi) prepare for next act

Christopher Lueck checks with his assistant for the next act.

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Kiki, featuring Special Guest

Kiki the clown performing at the New York Downtown Clown RevueKiki (Aya Tucker) prepares to play the glasses with her spoon.

Kiki plays the glasses at Dixon PlaceKiki performs finally while the ‘special guest’ looks on!

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The Game

The Downtown Clown RevueChristopher Lueck introduces ‘The Game” which happens at every Revue.

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Amy Larimer

Amy Larimer performs at The Downtown Clown RevueAmy Larimer tells a story using cryptic images and movement.

Amy Larimer performs her piece at Dixon PlaceUsing the drawing sharpies and easel she draws out her character’s personal saga.

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Joel Jeske

Joel Jeske performs a new piece at Dixon PlaceJoel Jeske opens his piece – I have seen over 16 midgets today and its only Monday -by yelling the title at the audience.

Joel Jeske performs a piece about a rotten apple at Dixon Place Joel Jeske eats a ‘rotten’ apple in – This is a Really Bad Apple– using his hysterical mime skills.

Joel Jeske hugs audience member Amy Virginia Buchanan during his piece – A Desperate Hug.

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Curtain call at Dixon Place for the Downtown Clown RevueCurtain call for the performers at tonight’s Downtown Clown Revue.

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All Photographs © 2012 Jim Moore

 

 

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Dec. 2011 – NY Downtown Clown Revue at Dixon Place

The New York Downtown Clown Revue

Season 5, Show 56

Master of Ceremonies Christopher Lueck cranking up for the show.

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Animal Engine

– “It’s A Wonderful Life” a 10 minute version.

The entire play was performed in the rectangle made from PVC. The company created the piece.

Directed by Karim Muasher

Starring: Carrie Brown, Emily Corinne, Katie Morrison, Karim Muasher, Aya Tucker, Megan Venzin.

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Christopher introduces the next act.

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BEN MODEL

Ben Model played live piano accompaniment for silent film “GOOD NIGHT NURSE” with Lupino Lane

As the curator of SILENT CLOWNS FILM SERIES Ben has years of experience performing live for many venues worldwide.

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OLIVIA LEHRMAN

Private detective Olivia finds out there is a ‘bomb’ in the ceiling.

Using the silk to climb to the ceiling and finds the bomb. In the interim she performs some amazing aerial feats.

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THE GAME

Christopher introduces the “GAME” and finds a couple of contestants to play.

 

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BILLY SCHULTZ

Mixing a musical number with audience participation and a ‘song and dance’ piece.

He hands out a few plastic buckets to the audience volunteers for the percussion element of the act.

Billy playing the trombone and unicycling AND leading the audience clapping.

 

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Host Christopher Lueck hands out some Xmas Gifts to the audience.

A Clown Mug and Clown Dish are presented to the lucky audience member.

Another of the gifts from Christopher was a ‘clown tie’.

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MICHAEL KARAS AND JEN SLAW

Michael Karas looks on in wonder as Jen Slaw juggles and eats the apples.

Great skills and duo coordination was the center of Jen and Michael’s piece.

An Excerpt from their full show. For more information on them and the show visit:

www.michaelkaras.net

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