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The Clown Un_Mask – Armitage Shanks – Seattle, Wa.

Armitage Shanks poses for The Clown Un_Mask portrait2015.07.25_AShanks_-36

ArmitageShanksArmitage Shanks performing in the HOTEL TRYST show at Coney Island USA.

Armitage Shanks at Hotel Tryst.Summoning the crowd at HOTEL TRYST last weekend at Coney Island USA.

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“One of the darkest-hearted comperes on the burlesque circuit- TIME OUT LONDON

“A Cabaret Legend”- LE COOL MAGAZINE DUBLIN

“A voice like honey-coated gravel. He was a sinister and louche presence, who put some sex in the air.”- DAN SAVAGE

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The Clown Un_Mask – Daniel Passer

Daniel Passer

Daniel Passer in Clown Un_MaskDaniel Passer in my ‘hallway studio‘ for his clown un_mask portrait.

2010.08.26_RPlantains_162-2Daniel Passer performing in the “Rotten Plantainsshow.  NYC – August 2010.

Daniel has performed all over the world with Cirque du Soleil, Dragone Productions, The Second City and Harvard. Currently a ‘comedy conceptor’ for Cirque du Soleil and Dragone Prouctions.

For more information on Daniel Passer go to his Linked In page.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Mooky Cornish

Usually when you think of a clown…you think of a male clown.

But there are a few (should be more) wonderful women clowns in the world that have made their mark. (and are hysterically funny!)

Mooky Cornish is one of them. A veteran of Cirque du’Soleil and other world venues, she is currently performing in LA SOIREE in NYC.

Mooky plays piano, makes and performs with puppets, is a mask maker, accordion player, and always a great conversationalist!

Mooky Cornish in Clown Un_Mask series.Mooky was hesitant to have her picture taken without costume.

Mooky Cornish performing at La SoireeMooky performing as ‘Gloria‘ at La Soiree in New York City.

Mooky Cornish performing in La SoireeMooky gets her ‘volunteer’ audience member to sing along with her on one knee.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Neil Arthur James – New York City

Neil Arthur JamesNeil Arthur James in the hallway for the Clown Un_Mask portrait.

Neil Arthur James as Dandy Darkly

Performing his unique character ‘Dandy Darkly‘ at the Bindlestiff Open Stage Variety Show.

For more information on Dandy Darkly go here.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Michael Trautman – Maine

I photographed Michael during his few days in New York while performing at the New York Clown Theatre Festival.

Also the street shots were taken at the 2012 Burlington, Vermont FESTIVAL OF FOOLS.

Michael Trautman in the hallway for The Clown Un_Mask shot.

Michael Trautman demonstrates his licking power back stage at the Burlington, VT Festival of Fools 2012

Michael Trautman performing at the 2012 Festival of Fools in Burlington, VT.

In a back bend position Michael Trautman shoots the can off the stand with a ping pong ball.

After completing a few awesome ping pong ball routines he celebrates with a ‘Say Oh Yea” to the audience.

Great talent and really fun to photograph!

For more information on Michael Trautman and his work go here!

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The Clown Un_Mask – Jenny Lee Mitchell – New York City

An amazing talent on stage  singing, acting and playing musical instruments.

Always makes me laugh.

Jenny Lee Mitchell photographer for Clown Un_Mask series by Jim Moore

Jenny Lee Mitchell in the wonderful show RADIO PURGATORY

Jenny Lee Mitchell sings up a storm during the show TRAVESTIES of 2012.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Mona Ray – Clown – Finland

Mona Ray performing in her one-woman show “Don’t Run, RUSH!” at the 2012 New York Clown Theatre Festival.

Mona Ray performing one of her many characters  in her one-woman show “Don’t run, RUSH!” at The Brick Theater.

Mona Ray performing in her wedding gown in the one-woman show “Don’t run, RUSH!” Directed by Lilli Sukula-Lindblom.

Mona Ray in the hallway Un_Mask.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Lilli Sukula-Lindblom – Performer/Director – Finland

Lilli Sukula-Lindblom performed in the “Short and Fatty’s Half Century Extravaganza” on Sept 10, 2010 as part of the 2010 NY Clown Theatre Festival. Her piece was titled LILLI’s HAIR AND BEAUTY PARLOUR

Lilli Sukula-Lindblom (r) performs with audience participation at 2010 Clown Festival.

Lilli directed her fellow Finland clown Mona Ray in Don’t Run, RUSH! at this year’s 2012 New York Clown Theatre Festival.

Lilli Sukula-Lindblom in the hallway Un_Mask.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Drew Richardson

Drew Richardson leans back for a moment during the portrait taking session.

Drew The Dramatic Fool in one of the scenes from his one man show “Help Help” at The Canal Park Playhouse.

His show has magic, juggling, puppetry, and all around hilarious clowning.

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The Clown Un_Mask – Nina Levine

Nina Levine at ease without a clown nose on.

In her hilarous piece about quiting smoking Nina Levine ends up startled on the floor.

Still trying to quit.

Nina performing in an earlier piece at The New York Downtown Clown Revue.

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Nina founded Those In The Nose clown trio with her partners Evelyn Tuths and Holly McCracken

Evelyn Tuths, Holly McCracken and Nina Levine performing ‘Those in the the Nose’ at The NY Downtown Clown Revue.

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