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
Magic and Clowning have taken Norm across the US, Canada, Mexico, Haiti, China, Japan and Singapore for the last Clown Camp in 2010. He has performed at banquets, parties, county fairs, festivals and the Paul Bunyan Amusement Park for 10 years and at Knott’s Camp Snoopy. He has Toured doing up to 16 schools a week across the US in all 50 states.In the 1990’s Norman the Clown appeared on TV as a part of the “Solid Rock Kid’s Café TV throughout Minnesota.
In 2007 Norm won first place in America’s Funniest Magician Contest in Las Vegas with his comical character, The Amazing Normondo the Great. He also won the 1st Place - People’s Choice Award for a skit done along with John Sheffield at the World Clown Association Convention in Alaska.
He has produced three DVD's about Comedy and Magic with Balloons that are filled with his comical inventions and tricks. The third volume has just come out with 20 tricks and routines. More information is at MyCoolMagic.com. Norm wrote 4 hard cover children’s magic books
Norm has served as the WCA Ministry Director for 4 years
Merilyn Barrett, "M. T. Pockettes" - Orlando, Florida is a seasoned, passionate photogapher 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 Public Relations person and past Education Director. She has been a clown since 1978 and worked with safety and drug awareness programs.
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
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 is the World Clown Association President Elect and will become the President February 2013, She has been Central Canadian Director for the World Clown Association 2007- 2012. She has been clowning since 1995 and has won a number of awards. Dee Dee has performed and taught clowning in India, WCA Conventions and performed for the Royal Caribbean Cruises. Committee Member - More information Click Here
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-Elect and will begin her term as WCA President in Winnipeg, Canada in April.
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.
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
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.
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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. She is also the WCA Far West 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 America International 2010 Best in Clown. Teaching, entertaining and traveling around the USA and internationally has been a dream come true for her. She currently owns and operates “Lovely Buttons Productions, a clown based business that serves the greater Phoenix area with entertainers of all kinds. She served as World Clown Associations Vice President from 2006 to 2008 and was their first Alley Director from 2001 to 2006. She currently writes for several entertainment magazines and is an author of several books and DVDs and an all around fun lady! She is currently in the process of writing her own one woman play that she hopes to debut in the fall of 2011. Julie is one of the lucky few who can say “I love what I do, and do what I love.”