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ACME CLOWN COMPANY

CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS


ABOUT THE ACME CLOWN COMPANY




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The Acme Clown Company combines masks, slapstick, classic clown routines, vaudeville, commedia dell'arte, melodrama, puppets, and 'method' acting to celebrate the inspired lunacy, organized chaos, and antic actions that make up the world of the clown.
We specialize in circus, theatrical, and avant garde clowning.


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CLOWN SERVICES AVAILABLE


The Acme Clown Company provides clown services in the following areas:

WALKAROUNDS:


We provide improvisational strolling performances that combine classic clown hijinks with good old-fashioned meet and greet. Perfect for Fairs, Festivals, Fairs, Parades, Ho-Downs, Trade Shows, Conventions, and other events where fun is of the essence. email kafclown@well.com for rates.


CLASSES, WORKSHOPS, & RESIDENCIES:


Interactive, Goal Oriented, Learning Intensive and Fun! We offer instruction in:

and other fun topics! Good for either adults or children.
Each student will gets a clown nose that's theirs to keep!


SHOWS


We currently have three shows available for booking.

Click on the show you are interested in.

BUFFOON ANONYMOUS


A fictional autobiographical story about a clown who needs to quit-- but can't.

THE ACME MINIATURE CIRCUS


Trained Fleas Performing Spectacular Circus Stunts and Stunning Sideshow Antics as seen before (and on top of ) the Crowned Heads of Europe.
****Stars Midge and Madge, Performing Fleas.****

THE ONE SURE THING: A CABARET ON DEATH


A play/cabaret/show process that explores through poems, skits, songs, clown gags and stories the one sure thing.



PROJECTS


We also have several projects that are under development:
(We're writing as fast as we can!)

RAG NAROK: A TALE OF DESTRUCTION TOLD BY A CLOWN
The Norse myth of the end of the world (with live acts of destructions on stage)
THE ORIGINS OF TABLE MANNERS
Food, manners, plates, and more forks than you can shake a stick at.
M. LOYALE GOES ROYALE
Ringmaster finds out he's related to a king and gets too big for his britches. BRIGHELLA'S REVENGE
A commedia comedy of errors.


COLLABORATIONS


We are always open to new ideas about shows, collaborations, partnerships, co-productions, and other imaginative endeavors. We encourage other artists to think of ways to use the vast array of clown, vaudeville, comedy, and circus expertise that we have.If you have an idea for a show, performance, or other event give us a call. We'll be happy to brainstorm the idea and give our professional clown opinion on it.

CALL OR WRITE!
email kafclown@well.com

401-351-CLWN (2596)



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