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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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‘WHOA WEDNESDAY’ – A Variety show at Triskelion Arts

I was away for most of the month in July and as such missed one of the most exciting new variety series in town!

I attended the last one of the month and was I happy I did!

It was a wonderful VARIETY of performers from all kinds of disciplines.

Hosted by Billy Dee Bedlam.

Trusty notebook in hand Billy Dee Bedlam brought on the acts charmingly.

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TUBER THE CLOWN – Eric Hoffman

Charming hat juggling act with audience member.

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THE BUBBLE BURSTER – Emily James and Ishah Jannsen-Faith

They performed an excerpt from their wonderfully enchanting show CHANNEL ONE.

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JEFF SEAL

Jeff Seal is charmingly hysterical with a wonderful biting sense of humor.

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XAVIER AND SHAQUANDA COCA MULATTA (were separated at birth)

A off the edge, over the top musical number with a blind sister and Izzy the Dog making a cameo appearance. Raunchy and funny as can be!

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YOUTH AND AGE – Marina Tsaplina

Franz Nicolay on the Accordion and Sarah Zar on the Singing Saw

Surreal, emotional voyage thru a series of characters dancing in a void of attachment.

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PATRICK de VALETTE

One of the funniest clowns performing in the universe today!

Catch his ensemble THE ROTTEN PLANTAINS for one night only – This Monday. Info HERE.

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JOSH BISKER  with COBRA GOLD – THE BAND

Cobra Gold Band includes Cecil Schieber, John Waters and Josh Bisker.

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GOOD TO GO GIRLS – Molly Merkler, Jessy Smith, and Julian Hollis

In one of the delightful surprise of the evening. The Good to Go Girls intreped a Miranda July story about swimming with a pool.

Visually hysterical and beautifully executed choreography.

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BIlly Dee Bedlam does it RIGHT! The audience was rewarded with  a great show!

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Watch the Triskelion Arts Calendar for future WHOA WEDNESDAY shows!


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The Clown Un_Mask – Patrick de Valette

Patrick & Takumi de Valette

Patrick performing with The Rotten Plantains August 2010

Fred Blin and Patrick de Valette posing for my shot at The Rotten Plantains show last August.

Patrick and Fred are two of the performers that belong to Les Chiche Capon in Paris.

Patrick is a co-founder of Chiche Capon and has worked with them for 6 years and has performed with them all around the world.  He studied clown at the School le Samovar, founded by Frank Dinet. He has also worked on clown’s dramaturgy with Alain Gautré, one of the famous masters of clown in France and Europe.  He worked also with Philippe Découflé and Cirque du Soleil in ‘Banana Speel’ and for special events.

He is back in town with THE ROTTEN PLANTAIN for ONE NIGHT ONLY.

 

Monday, August 1 · 9:30pm – 11:00pm


Duo Multicultural Arts Center

 

62 East 4th Street

Get tickets here!