Haiti Hurricane Relief

We at CWB are very, very happy that our final program of 2016 was in support of Haiti Hurricane Matthew relief. It was led by performer and veteran to CWB USA and Haiti, Chris Yerlig. On Friday, December 16th, Chris Yerlig (USA), Naomi Shafer (USA), and Camilla Rud (Sweden) headed to Haiti for a very […]

Dallas 2016

2016 is drawing to a close, but our volunteers finish out the year on another Clowns Without Borders USA project. A team of amazing artists were in Dallas, Texas, from November 6 to November 18, in partnership with Refugee Services of Texas (RST). The three-person team taught physical theater and circus to three different groups […]

Kenya 2016

We are thrilled by the efforts of our incredible team of four artists who shared performances and workshops with the people living in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, the largest and oldest refugee camp in the world. This project is our second year of partnership with UNHCR Kenya, and we are grateful to bring laughter and smiles […]

Turkey July 2016

Project Turkey, July 2016: Refugees In Turkey   ***Special Update from Clowns Without Borders *** As a result of the Turkey coup attempt on July 15, 2016, the two United States based artists did not join the project in Turkey. Due to the lack of information about the state of Turkey combined with concerns for […]

Ecuador 2016

Clowns Without Borders has confirmed an emergency project to Ecuador to support earthquake relief from May 23 to June 8, 2016. Over the past month, a tremendous aid effort has worked towards earthquake relief. We are honored to be part of the restoration, in partnership with Fundación Global Smile-Ecuador and local authority Prefectura del Guayas. […]

India 2016

Clowns Without Borders USA is excited by another great mission in India this year. Our aim is to share playfulness and laughter with people in communities as well as with local performers and social workers in India. We are teaming up with Indian performer and clown teacher Sukhmani Kohl. Sukhmani has been wonderfully helpful in […]

Nicaragua 2016

Clowns Without Borders USA sent a troupe to Nicaragua from April 4 to 15, 2016. We worked in partnership with local non-profit Fundacco – a grassroots organization that organizes to promote hope through community development and the organization of populations for a more humane future for all. During this two week trip, our clowns spent part of their […]

St. PJ’s in San Antonio – 2016

Clowns Without Borders assembled a dynamite team of performers and teaching artists who returned to St. PJ’s Children’s home in San Antonio, Texas. From June 5-21, 2016, Marisol, Sayda, and Luther employed their clowning and circus skills to bring laughter and smiles to the children living at St. PJ’s. St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home, also […]

Haiti 2016

Traveling to Haïti on behalf of CWB are three physical comedians Alex ‘the Jester’ Feldman, Clay ‘Mazing’ Letson, and Chris ‘Hoopoe’ Yerlig. They will mix juggling, music, mime and improvised comedy in a venture that has been co-sponsored by the artist-envoy organization, Project Troubador.

El Salvador 2016

Photo Credit: Lindsay Arden Cooper   Situation: El Salvador is a beautiful and majestic country with its own struggles and challenges. The people of El Salvador suffer from extreme violence. Unaccompanied minors leave El Salvador and journey to the United States in hopes of receiving asylum. Gang violence runs rampant with the nation’s two rival […]

Lesvos, Greece 2016

Clowns Without Borders-USA launches professional artist team to bring laughter to refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe. New York City, January 12, 2016 – Clowns Without Borders-USA (CWB-USA) announced today that in 2 weeks it will send a team of volunteer professional artists to Lesvos, Greece, to bring smiles and delight to refugees and migrants […]

All projects in 2016

Haiti Hurricane Relief

We at CWB are very, very happy that our final program of 2016 was in support of Haiti Hurricane Matthew relief. It was led by performer and veteran to CWB USA and Haiti, Chris Yerlig. On Friday, December 16th, Chris Yerlig (USA), Naomi Shafer (USA), and Camilla Rud (Sweden) headed to Haiti for a very […]

Dallas 2016

2016 is drawing to a close, but our volunteers finish out the year on another Clowns Without Borders USA project. A team of amazing artists were in Dallas, Texas, from November 6 to November 18, in partnership with Refugee Services of Texas (RST). The three-person team taught physical theater and circus to three different groups […]

Kenya 2016

We are thrilled by the efforts of our incredible team of four artists who shared performances and workshops with the people living in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, the largest and oldest refugee camp in the world. This project is our second year of partnership with UNHCR Kenya, and we are grateful to bring laughter and smiles […]

Turkey July 2016

Project Turkey, July 2016: Refugees In Turkey   ***Special Update from Clowns Without Borders *** As a result of the Turkey coup attempt on July 15, 2016, the two United States based artists did not join the project in Turkey. Due to the lack of information about the state of Turkey combined with concerns for […]

St. PJ’s in San Antonio – 2016

Clowns Without Borders assembled a dynamite team of performers and teaching artists who returned to St. PJ’s Children’s home in San Antonio, Texas. From June 5-21, 2016, Marisol, Sayda, and Luther employed their clowning and circus skills to bring laughter and smiles to the children living at St. PJ’s. St. Peter-St. Joseph Children’s Home, also […]

Ecuador 2016

Clowns Without Borders has confirmed an emergency project to Ecuador to support earthquake relief from May 23 to June 8, 2016. Over the past month, a tremendous aid effort has worked towards earthquake relief. We are honored to be part of the restoration, in partnership with Fundación Global Smile-Ecuador and local authority Prefectura del Guayas. […]

India 2016

Clowns Without Borders USA is excited by another great mission in India this year. Our aim is to share playfulness and laughter with people in communities as well as with local performers and social workers in India. We are teaming up with Indian performer and clown teacher Sukhmani Kohl. Sukhmani has been wonderfully helpful in […]

Nicaragua 2016

Clowns Without Borders USA sent a troupe to Nicaragua from April 4 to 15, 2016. We worked in partnership with local non-profit Fundacco – a grassroots organization that organizes to promote hope through community development and the organization of populations for a more humane future for all. During this two week trip, our clowns spent part of their […]

Haiti 2016

Traveling to Haïti on behalf of CWB are three physical comedians Alex ‘the Jester’ Feldman, Clay ‘Mazing’ Letson, and Chris ‘Hoopoe’ Yerlig. They will mix juggling, music, mime and improvised comedy in a venture that has been co-sponsored by the artist-envoy organization, Project Troubador.

El Salvador 2016

Photo Credit: Lindsay Arden Cooper   Situation: El Salvador is a beautiful and majestic country with its own struggles and challenges. The people of El Salvador suffer from extreme violence. Unaccompanied minors leave El Salvador and journey to the United States in hopes of receiving asylum. Gang violence runs rampant with the nation’s two rival […]

Lesvos, Greece 2016

Clowns Without Borders-USA launches professional artist team to bring laughter to refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe. New York City, January 12, 2016 – Clowns Without Borders-USA (CWB-USA) announced today that in 2 weeks it will send a team of volunteer professional artists to Lesvos, Greece, to bring smiles and delight to refugees and migrants […]