Archive for August 11, 2015

Dave Puts On His Clown Makeup!

Watch Dave, a Circus Circus Las Vegas Clown, as he applies makeup to his face to transform into a clown!

Clown around to help kids

From WWLP-22News: Next weekend, you can clown around all day and have fun while raising money to help children and families in need. Wendy Hart and Craig Kazin A.K.A Doc, a Melha Clown, previewed the events.

Big Apple circus Clown care in South Florida

The following is a message from Deborah Kaufmann, Associate Creative Director of Community Programs with the Big Apple Circus



Clown Care® a program of The Big Apple Circus

At Nicklaus Children’s Hospital

Auditions September 2015
Group Audition, Wed., September 9th, 6-9 pm
Call Backs, Thursday September 10th, 10 am-3pm
Applicants will be contacted with details

Big Apple Circus Clown Care®, the world’s first professional hospital clowning program seeks professional variety artists specializing in music, physical comedy, improv, clown, magic, juggling, puppetry, to perform year-round in pediatric hospitals. Mastery of a musical instrument and Spanish fluency a plus. This is permanent part-time position working for the Big Apple Circus, with an elite group of performing artists who have dedicated themselves to bringing joy to hospitalized children and their circle of caregivers. Program at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital.”

  • Regular daytime work leaves you free for evening gigs and shows.
  • Flexible scheduling.
  • Continuing artistic development, including classes with master teachers and professional development conferences
  • Paid training period

For a look at our programs:

Please mail or email letter of interest, resume, headshot and character photo. You may include your website address if you have one. More details will be provided with an invitation to audition.

No phone calls please. No walk-ins.

Deborah Kaufmann
Associate Creative Director
Big Apple Circus, Community Programs
One Metrotech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

The Big Apple Circus is an equal opportunity employer.

Message from COAI about the COAI Insurance

Having the wrong insurance is not funny.

Clowns of America, International and Brown & Brown have teamed up to provide members of The Clowns of America International quality comprehensive insurance coverage at the lowest possible cost.

Only for Members of The Clowns of America International

Policies run one full year from the date you sign up. For example, if you sign up October 2015 you are covered until October 2016.

Individual limits per clown; NOT a group aggregate limit

Separate $1M per occurrence / $2M aggregate or $2M per occurrence/$2M aggregate limits available.

There is no charge for insurance certificates

Pricing starts at $150 per clown per $1M/$2M limits; higher limits and coverage available at discounted pricing.

So don’t clown around when it comes to finding the right insurance coverage.

For more information, contact a Brown & Brown Advisor today!

(800) 518-5047

Brown & Brown of Pennsylvania

Ringling Bros – Clown Makeup Tutorial