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ViewPoint Lecture: The Making of the Modern Circus Clown

When:
January 13th
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Time:
10:30am
Past Event
Ticket Required
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Where:
Historic Asolo Theater
 

What makes a clown, how did the clown get into the circus, and how does one become a clown? What role did Clown College play in producing American circus clowns and since the closing of Ringling Bros., what is the future of the circus clown? Presented by Rodney Huey, a strategic communications advisor to the Federation Mondiale du Cirque, under the patronage of H.S.H. Princess Sephanie of Monaco. Reception to follow presentation. 

ViewPoints are engaging programs by noted curators and scholars enhance your understanding and appreciation of The Ringling's permanent collection and special exhibitions.  

ViewPoints are made possible in part through the generosity of the Lester E. Bessemer and Mary Tilley Bessemer Endowment and the Siemer Family Ringling Museum Education Endowment.

 

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