Turkey December 2015

From November 30 to December 7, 2015, Clowns Without Borders USA is teaming up with a Secret Philanthropist/Anonymous Donor to host a very special 7 day performing tour for the refugees (Syrian and other) and migrants currently housed in Turkish refugee camps. Over 1 million Syrians have taken refugee in Turkey since the outbreak of […]

Colombia 2015

Background: For several years, Clowns Without Borders has partnered with local clowns in Colombia to participate in some extraordinary community performances and workshops. The Clown Encuentro is a one-of-a-kind ‘meeting of clowns’ in South America. It offers daily workshops and presentations from performers from around the world. Each afternoon participants join in ‘fabricas’ in which […]

Nepal 2015

We’re going to Nepal! On November 5th, myself and clown fellow Juliana Frick are heading out to Kathmandu for two circus-filled weeks. We’ll be working directly with local Nepalese artists to not only share skills but to embark on a nine-day trip performing for displacement sites reaching thousands of children. We’ll end our two-week trip with several days of performances in Kathmandu.

Lesvos, Greece 2015

On October 26, Clowns Without Borders USA will begin a performing project on the Greek island of Lesvos, to support the influx of Syrian and other refugees who have been flooding the island to escape the perils of their countries, and seek a better, more secure life. The number of daily arrivals to Lesvos reached […]

Kenya 2015

At the end of August, CWB-USA will be visiting the Kakuma Refugee Camp of Turkana County, the north west region of Kenya. In partnership with the UNHCR, four artists from the US, Mexico, and South Africa, will complete an 18 day program sharing workshops and performances with children and their families throughout the camp.

East Oakland 2015

Situation: The Bay Area of California has a booming economy thanks in part to the tech industry, but according to multiple reports, poverty remains at record levels. The Joint Venture Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies showed that poverty in the area is above 11 percent, and that children are disproportionately affected.  According to the […]

Turkey July 2015

At the end of July CWB-USA is excited to announce a program in Turkey! During our two week program, two CWB-USA artists will be collaborating with local Turkish clowns and performing artists to create performances within Syrian refugee communities and their local host communities.

St PJ’s in San Antonio 2015

In April, CWB-USA will be partnering with Field Innovation Team (FIT) to work in San Antonio, TX with the youth staying at St. PJ’s Children’s Home! CWB is honored to have been invited to join the efforts to bring some small amount of joy and ease in these children’s lives.

Chiapas 2015: Poverty and Displacement

This project is a continuation of 15 years of CWB projects in Chiapas. Our 3 clowns will be partnering with the Save the Children organization to bring clown performances and physical theater workshops to Indigenous communities in Chiapas, Mexico.

All projects in 2015

Turkey December 2015

From November 30 to December 7, 2015, Clowns Without Borders USA is teaming up with a Secret Philanthropist/Anonymous Donor to host a very special 7 day performing tour for the refugees (Syrian and other) and migrants currently housed in Turkish refugee camps. Over 1 million Syrians have taken refugee in Turkey since the outbreak of […]

Nepal 2015

We’re going to Nepal! On November 5th, myself and clown fellow Juliana Frick are heading out to Kathmandu for two circus-filled weeks. We’ll be working directly with local Nepalese artists to not only share skills but to embark on a nine-day trip performing for displacement sites reaching thousands of children. We’ll end our two-week trip with several days of performances in Kathmandu.

Colombia 2015

Background: For several years, Clowns Without Borders has partnered with local clowns in Colombia to participate in some extraordinary community performances and workshops. The Clown Encuentro is a one-of-a-kind ‘meeting of clowns’ in South America. It offers daily workshops and presentations from performers from around the world. Each afternoon participants join in ‘fabricas’ in which […]

Lesvos, Greece 2015

On October 26, Clowns Without Borders USA will begin a performing project on the Greek island of Lesvos, to support the influx of Syrian and other refugees who have been flooding the island to escape the perils of their countries, and seek a better, more secure life. The number of daily arrivals to Lesvos reached […]

Kenya 2015

At the end of August, CWB-USA will be visiting the Kakuma Refugee Camp of Turkana County, the north west region of Kenya. In partnership with the UNHCR, four artists from the US, Mexico, and South Africa, will complete an 18 day program sharing workshops and performances with children and their families throughout the camp.

East Oakland 2015

Situation: The Bay Area of California has a booming economy thanks in part to the tech industry, but according to multiple reports, poverty remains at record levels. The Joint Venture Silicon Valley Institute for Regional Studies showed that poverty in the area is above 11 percent, and that children are disproportionately affected.  According to the […]

Turkey July 2015

At the end of July CWB-USA is excited to announce a program in Turkey! During our two week program, two CWB-USA artists will be collaborating with local Turkish clowns and performing artists to create performances within Syrian refugee communities and their local host communities.

St PJ’s in San Antonio 2015

In April, CWB-USA will be partnering with Field Innovation Team (FIT) to work in San Antonio, TX with the youth staying at St. PJ’s Children’s Home! CWB is honored to have been invited to join the efforts to bring some small amount of joy and ease in these children’s lives.

Chiapas 2015: Poverty and Displacement

This project is a continuation of 15 years of CWB projects in Chiapas. Our 3 clowns will be partnering with the Save the Children organization to bring clown performances and physical theater workshops to Indigenous communities in Chiapas, Mexico.