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!



Jim R. Moore


Photographer/Videographer/Recluse Founder of