Randy is a gifted performer and exceptional teacher who has been entertaining professionally since 1972. Besides being a great clown, he is a master magician, ventriloquist, professional speaker, and best selling author. He is one of America's most sought after speakers in these fields. He has been the recipient of over 40 national and international awards for his performances. His live performances have taken him to over 30 countries for groups including the Minnesota Vikings, Emmett Kelly Jr Circus, Bally's grand in Las Vegas, Disney World and the White House.
Rosemarie “Wower” has been miming since the 70’s. She holds a BA in Drama, San Diego State University and is the Artistic Director and founder (1997) of Imagination Express ALL-ABOARD. Five years she was feature of Kids’ Night Out sponsored by the Dr. Seuss Foundation, TV, films, print work as a Mime on Valentines Cards 2005 for American Greeting Card, created and starred in the videos The Perfect Mime Make-up & The Illusions of Mime.
She has been the Headliner, Instructor and Judge for the World Clown Association. Also she has been the Headliner and instructor for Clowns of America International and Western Regional Convention.
Rosemarie is a Member of Clowns of America International, World Clown Association, San Diego All Star Clown Club, and Western Regional Clown Association.
She has written articles for: Funny Papers Magazine and Clowning Around Magazine and is a Gold Medal Winner Great Clown Adventure at Circus Circus and Master Clown Winner 2nd place Western Regional Convention
Merilyn Barrett, "M. T. Pockettes" - Orlando, Florida is a seasoned, passionate photographer who enjoys candids, staged, and portrait photography. Her goal is to create photos that tell a story. She enjoys capturing the emotions of an event. She has been on staff at Clown Camp Wisconsin and is the COAI Publics Relations person and past education director. She has been a clown since 1978 and worked with safety and drug awareness programs.
Paula is a seasoned performer and storyteller. She has been entertaining audiences with her lovable, charismatic character "Stickers" since 1983 and has lectured all over the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and Japan.
Paula performed in 2 stage shows at the World's Fair in Aichi Japan, where she also lectured at Clown Camp Japan. Paula is a verteran staff member of the University of Wisconsin La Crosse Camp Program. She was recognized for her contributions to clowning at Circus Circus in Las Vegas and has received the coveted Lifetime Achievement award from the Midwest Clown Association.
She holds a BA from Rosary College and her performance training looks like a who's who in the Comedy World. Along with her partner Richard Gottschlich, she owns and operates "Laugh it up Clownstuff" featuring facepaints, picnic games, equipment and an eclectic mix of great clown must haves. See her in the dealer's room or at her lectures.
Don"Mr Squiggly" Collingridge has been clowning for over 17 years. He has been a member of the Bump-A-Nose Clown Alley and the World Clown Association. Don's specialty has been designing balloon sculptures and can be found sculpting balloons anywhere and everywhere. He has also trained at Clown Camp Wisconsin, California Clown Campin' and WCA Conventions. He even designed the 14 foot sculpture of the Winnipeg Golden Boy statue that was displayed at the WCA Convention in Winnipeg.
The talented Mr Squiggly has performed at a variety of events showcasing his amazing balloon sculptures along with performing on stage, skits and walk-around entertainment. He has also been developing two other clown characters NO Buddy and Some Buddy
La Ditzy has been clowning since 2003 where she first attended Clown Jam in Branson MO. She quickly joined COAI and WCA. Committee member - more information Click Here
Deanna "Dee Dee" Hartmier is the Central Canadian Director for the World Clown Association 2007- Present. She has been clowning since 1995 and has won a number of awards. Performed in India for the First International Clown Festival, United States and Canada. Committee Member - More information Click Here
Aurora Krause - San Antonio, Texas
Aurora "BeBop" Krause has been clowning for fifteen years. Her clown character "BeBop" works with children and adults in hospitals, nursing homes, shelters and hospice settings, as well as charity events, parades, festivals and parties. She also enjoys performing musical skits and comedy routines on stage for audiences of all ages.
Aurora has won top honors in various categories of make-up/costumes, single and group skit competition at state, international and world conventions. In 2002 she received the "All Around Clown" award from the World Clown Association (WCA). In 2006 Aurora was awarded the highest honor given to a Texas clown by receiving the 2006 "Ambassador of Clowning" award by the Texas Clown Association. In 2009 she received the 2009 WCA "Clown of the Year" and is currently the WCA President.
She has been an instructor for several state and WCA conventions and conducts her own clown workshops for Clown Alleys. She has also been an instructor for the past five years at Clown Camp La Crosse WI and Joey to the World in Houston TX.
In 2009 Aurora retired from a 34 year banking career, her last position was Sr. Vice President in management and bank operations.
Bruce Johnson has been entertaining as Charlie The Juggling Clown since 1974. He has toured with circuses, performed at amusement parks, and appeared on stage and in churches. In addition to his own performances, Bruce has created routines that are used by entertainers world wide. He is internationally recognized as a variety arts scholar and author specializing in creativity and clown history. He is the author of the Creativity for Entertainers book trilogy and over a 1,000 magazine articles. He writes and publishes two internet newsletters for entertainers. He has lectured and performed in eight countries on three continents. He is the current World Clown Association Historian. www.CharlieTheJugglingClown.com
Puff the Clown has been performing since 1980. She has been instrumental in developing and instructing people in the Art of Clowning. Committee Member - More information Click Here
Kiwi has been clowning since 1972. As a police officer, Bob started clowning to help teach safety lessons to children. He now appears at school shows, trade shows, parties, parades and many charity events. He is involved in Christian Clowning in several churches in the Chicago area. Bob is a great circus fan and has made many circus friends. He has won awards for skits and parades. Committee member - more information Click Here
Harlen has been clowning since 1988. He is co-owner of A Couple of Clowns, a business serving the central Illinois area. Committee member - more information Click Here
Full time entertainer for the past 40 years. Inventor and manufacturer of many Magical and Comedy effects used by Clowns and Magicians all over the world. Order of Merlin Member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Alliance of Harry Houdini Award Jade tier for 35 year member of The Society of American Magicians, Honorary Life Time Member of the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians, Life time member the Orange County Magic Club, Life Time member the I.B.M. (Ring 21 – Hollywood), Plus Life time member of the famed Magic Castle in Hollywood.
Founding member of the Western Region Clown Association also founding member of the Orange County Magic Club.
Recipient of several Magic and Comedy Trophies and Awards.
Molly the Clown has been clowning since 1997 and had her first Clown Camp experience in 2004. Molly enjoys Clown Ministry and Charity work. Laura is the Co-Director for California Clown Campn' and is the driving force with the start of this new camp opportunity. Co-Director - more information Click here
Guy has been clowning since 1991 and attended his first Clown Camp in 1992. His major focus was to teach safety to school aged children. Co-Director of California Clown Campin - more information Click Here
Julie Varholdt, also known as Lovely Buttons, Miss Beulah Pearl, Woo~man and many more zany characters, has been clowning now for 19 years in sunny Arizona. Sharing the art of Clowning is a passion of hers that she would like to share with you. She was honored to be the World Clown Association 2010 Clown of the Year, and first ever Clowns of