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How to do Traditional Clown Makeup

Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Beginner Clown, Clown Guide, Clown Makeup
  • Looking for a tutorial on how to do traditional clown makeup? You've come to the right place! Learn how to do traditional clown makeup: Whiteface clown, Auguste clown, and Tramp/Hobo clown.

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    The Different Types of Clowns

    Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Beginner Clown, Clown Guide
  • We recognize them all: the clown with the pretty white face and the almost aristocratic bearing; the tramp with his bindle ("blanket stick"), so sad, never catching a break; the everyman with the oversize shoes, who trips and causes the man on the ladder to fall into a tub of water.

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    Clown Jokes

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  • Tags: Clown Guide, Clown Jokes, Clowning Around
  • Clowns are naturally funny by nature, but clown jokes are even funnier! Check out some of our favorite clown jokes below and share them with your friends for a good laugh! Got some favorite clown jokes you'd like to share with us? Leave a comment below!

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    The "She" Clown - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

    Like it or not, gender is always a thing with school-aged children because they are still finding out who they are and how they fit into the world.  They are just beginning to understand gender and what it can mean, and this is a very good time to introduce them to non-traditional roles. 

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    Window Clowning - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • Window clowning doesn’t have to be limited to the rooms we cannot enter for whatever reason.  It can be an introduction to a reluctant or disinterested patient, helping the clowns make a judgement as to whether to enter the room and continue the performance or to move on.  

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    Outbreak - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • Hospital clowns may only be  elective personnel, but ANYONE going from room to room in a hospital must follow hand-washing and basic OSHA hygiene protocols for everyone’s safety including our own.

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    50 Cents & 1 Dollar Clown Skit by Call Us Clowns

    Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Call Us Clowns, Clown Skits, Video
  • Call us Clowns is an award-winning troupe of Caring/Therapeutic clowns who volunteer their time and talent. They perform as individuals and in show groups, assuring a high level of quality through professional training, rehearsals, and continuing clown education.You can visit their website here: http://callusclowns.org/---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------We hope you enjoy our videos! Please...

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    Tell Me About It - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • Sometimes a patient doesn’t want a performance-they want to talk.  They want to vent their feelings with someone who is neither family nor medical personnel.  If so, give them an ear, but proceed with caution.  This is not the time to take over the conversation with your experiences unless they request it. 

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    Fantasy Flower Balloon Art Tutorial by Balloon Josh

    Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Balloon Josh, Balloon Twisting, Balloons
  •    Another quick and easy-to-follow balloon twisting tutorial by Balloon Josh!Get your twisting balloons here: https://www.clownantics.com/collections/twisting-balloons________________________________________________________Joshua Clark popularly known as Balloon Josh is a professional balloon twisting master! He made various tutorial videos for us and even did several Facebook Live sessions on our fan page. We hope you enjoy...

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    Worn Out from Nurse Lulu's Clowning on a Budget

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • Although you should not have to break the bank for hospital clowning, it’s best to look polished and professional at all times.  It is not necessary to throw these supplies out-you can use them to practice or keep them in your car for a spontaneous bit of fun.

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    3-Balloon Buttterfly Balloon Animal by Aneya Marie

    Posted by Aneya Marie on

  • Tags: Balloon Twisting, Video
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    All Are Welcome - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • I came across many people who found  my presence unusual and even unnecessary.  This didn’t stop me from skipping and juggling through the long hallways with music on my way to the children’s ER.  Some housekeepers and nursing personnel found it refreshing!  Thankfully, caregivers commonly tend to have the best interest of the patients in mind and I got a few requests to visit adult patients as well.

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    Disappearing Water Clown Skit by Call Us Clowns

    Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Call Us Clowns, Clown Skits, Video
  • Call us Clowns is an award-winning troupe of Caring/Therapeutic clowns who volunteer their time and talent. They perform as individuals and in show groups, assuring a high level of quality through professional training, rehearsals, and continuing clown education.You can visit their website here: http://callusclowns.org/---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------We hope you enjoy our videos! Please...

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    Next Time - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez
  • During the course of a shift, hospital clowns will often be called upon to assist a nurse or technician with a procedure.  No, they aren’t expected to draw blood or take vital signs, but their presence is sometimes requested at a moment when a patient is about to suffer some pain or be made very uncomfortable. 

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    Pitfalls of the Ventriloquist by April Brucker

    Posted by April Brucker on

  • Tags: April Brucker, Puppetry, Video
  • April Brucker discuss some of the most important topics in ventriloquism. This is a must-watch if you are looking to become a successful puppet-wielding master. _________________________________________________________________Hi everybody! I'm April Brucker and I'm a master ventriloquist, comedienne, and puppeteer, and I'm here today to show you the basics of writing a ventriloquist...

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