ClownAntics Blog — Volunteer Clowning

Clown Supplies Giveaway Winner: Foxy Roxy

Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Call Us Clowns, Clown Stories, Contest Winners, Hospital Clowning, Volunteer Clowning
  • Congratulations to this week's clown supplies giveaway winner, Ginnie, AKA Foxy Roxy! Every week, we are giving away a $25 gift certificate to our store, ClownAntics.com, and this week's lucky winner will tell us a little about what she does! We would like to thank Foxy Roxy for taking the time to tell us her story!

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    Clown Supplies Giveaway Winner: Michael Clark

    Posted by CA Admin on

  • Tags: Clown Stories, Contest Winners, Hospital Clowning, Volunteer Clowning
  • Congratulations to this week's clown supplies giveaway winner, Michael Clark! Every week, we are giving away a $25 gift certificate to our store, ClownAntics.com, and this week's lucky winner has got quite the story to tell! We would like to thank Michael for taking the time to tell us his story!

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    Already There from Nurse Lulu's Clowning on a Budget

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Clowning on a Budget, Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez, Volunteer Clowning
  • During the time I was still looking for a new hospital to perform in, it occurred to me that I should do some research and contact only the facilities that do not have their own resident entertainers.

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    Professional Volunteer - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez, Volunteer Clowning
  • I was fortunate that my Child Life representative had worked in my former hospital and was very familiar with hospital clowning, but I prepared a  small presentation for the Volunteer Services department in order to ease their minds about the discipline and preparation that I would bring.

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    Volunteer vs. Pro - Nurse Lulu's Improv Series

    Posted by Lucy Nuñez on

  • Tags: Hospital Clowning, Lucy Nuñez, Volunteer Clowning
  •  Volunteers are wonderful and in demand, but professional hospital clowning requires thorough training in sensitivity, partnering, improvisational acting, hygiene, makeup, costuming, skills and ongoing development.

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    Clown Story Contest: Clown Spotlight (Deanna "SonBeam" Austin)

    Posted by Cody Hug on

  • Tags: Christian clowning, Contest Winners, Volunteer Clowning
  • A touching and emotional interview with Deanna "SonBeam" Austin, an honorable mention from our Clown Story Contest.

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    A Beautiful Greek Island

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Christian clowning, Clown Stories, Clowns in Tunisia, LeeAnn Martin, Volunteer Clowning
  • We made it to the Greek island of Lesvos. We didn't have a definite plan for how to get into the refugee camp, but God had a plan and it all came together. 

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    Disappearing Water Tricks

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Clown Magic, Clown Stories, LeeAnn Martin, Magic, Volunteer Clowning
  • Chahloula is not a magician; she is a clown. Mimi wasn't a magician either, but they both know how to make water disappear! I have been performing disappearing water tricks for years, improving the routines along the way.

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    Familiar Faces in Mahdia, with a Video!

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Clown Stories, Clowning Around, Clowns in Tunisia, LeeAnn Martin, Video, Volunteer Clowning
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    Chahloula had the pleasure this month of clowning around at a school for the deaf that Mimi The Clown visited last May. It was delightful to see those familiar, smiling faces again.

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    Volunteers! With a Video!

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Clown Stories, Clowning Around, Clowns in Tunisia, LeeAnn Martin, Video, Volunteer Clowning
  • This familiar group of students was fun to clown around with in the beginning of May. As always, audience participation is a huge part of my shows. There is never a shortage of volunteers.

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    Let's Wrap It Up!

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Clown Stories, LeeAnn Martin, Volunteer Clowning
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    Chahloula makes wrapping a gift hilarious! This new routine is a work in progress, but it is coming along nicely thanks to suggestions offered by friends with opinions!

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    Be Grateful For Your Alley

    Posted by LeeAnn Martin on

  • Tags: Clown Stories, LeeAnn Martin, Volunteer Clowning
  • I miss being part of a clown alley, even though I have never been in one! It would be wonderful to brainstorm with other clowns, especially when beginning clowning and while developing new characters and routines.

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