Clowns Full-Tilt: A Musings on Aesthetics
The cast was warming up for the show when I arrived at La Mama.
“Clowns Ex Machina is an all-women clown troupe. Their newest full-length show, Clowns Full-Tilt (at LaMaMa in November) has nine women clowns, including creator and artistic director, Kendall Cornell”
Modern art has many ways of being created. Creating is a personal thing.
“Parts of Clowns Full-Tilt were based on famous works of art and other 2-D representations of women. Three guesses about the masterpiece represented here.”
Comedic visual tableaux were a wonderful ongoing theme.
“The show was filled with many surprising revelations!”
Kendall Cornell in one of her poignant funny characters.
After recruiting an audience member to participate he turned on her with martial arts.
“The clowns gave a send-up to beauty products in high style.”
The Clowns ExMachina ensemble give their version of Chanel’s famous Egoiste commercial.”
A delightful visual tableaux with smoke rings made of cotton.
Kendall breaks out from behind the scenery with a plea.
The ‘confession line’ was a very sensitive and funny sequence.
Kendall Cornell and cast take a well deserved Curtain Call.
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Artists Statement by Kendall Cornell
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The Clowns Ex Machina are:
Amanda Barron, Carla T. Bosnjak, Kendall Cornell, Julie Kinkle, Michaela Lind,
Diana Lovrin, Lucia Rich, Maria Smushkovich, and Virginia Venk
Tickets and more information here.