Clown Marketing for Beginners: Cards

In this three part series you will learn the ins and outs of clown marketing which will allow you to more effectively market yourself. The most important thing you can learn is that a well marketed clown is a hired clown. Without a well thought out and executed marketing plan chances are you will sit at home while some other …

5 Steps to Better Clowning: Simplify

Simplifying your clown life is, well, simple. All you need to do is figure out what you need and only do those things. That may not sound very easy so lets break it down into the two areas that most clowns have a problem with: Make-up and Props. Simplifying your make-up is the easiest part of this exercise. Look at …

Warning: Hecklers can Ruin Your Show

Every clown has had at least one show where someone in the audience, child or adult, has attempted to or has ruined the show for everyone else. There are three ways of dealing this situation as a clown and it is important to know which one works best at any given time. Use Them: Most of the time when someone …

4 Very Important Party Clown Tips

Here is a quick list of clown tips to make you a better party clown. These are simple things that will help you really impress the person that hired you and insure that everyone has a good time. Always be on time- Being on time to a party is the number one way to make a good impression and impress …

How to make a gig bag

Gig bags are just one of the important tools of the usable clown. You want to be able to get to a gig prepared because doing so will make you look professional leading to repeat business. One of the hardest part of clowning is making sure that you are ready for every gig. Here is what you need to do …

The 5 R’s of Rut Busting

Do you ever feel burnt out performing the same show at the same events day in and day out? This happens to everyone at some point in their clowning career and it can be hard to fix. But if you follow these 5 simple steps you can stop traveling in the rut and start performing again. Reassess- Why you are …

Three Ways to be Funny for Free

A lot of clowns, when they are first starting out, get tricked into performing for free for a non-profit organization This, in itself, isn’t a bad thing, it is only when the non-profit starts to take advantage of the entertainer that it becomes a problem. Here are three simple ways to be funny for “free” while still getting the most …

Warning: Clowning may make you more confident

While it has never been proven, clowning is well known to be a great confidence booster. Clowning allows people, who would normally be afraid to perform, a chance to hide behind their clown while entertaining. By increasing their comfort zone while clowning shy people will become better public speakers and better in all social situations. As a performance art clowning …