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A Beautiful and Difficult Day

Erin Leigh Writes is a long-time performer, a professor at Idyllwild Arts, and the CWB – USA board Vice President. She joins CWB – USA in Cali, Colombia for a tour especially geared toward youth violence prevention. She writes about the different … Continue reading

All the Colombia clowns pose together

Creating a Connection

Robin Lara joins CWB – USA in Cali, Colombia for her very first CWB tour! She reflects on the connections that help audience and clowns triumph during a performance.   Robin Lara Creating A Connection We have many different settings for shows here … Continue reading

Clowns juggle clubs in Colombia

An Update to Our Itinerary

CWB – USA only goes where we’re invited. You’ve probably heard us say that before, but it’s an essential part of our code of ethics, helping to support the safety of our artists and collaborators, and contributing toward the relationships … Continue reading

Parents and children laugh during a show in Mexico

We’re Still Together

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

Faeble balances a rose on his nose in Mexico

Honoring Their Stories

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

Gabi and girls watch Faeble in Mexico

Can Clowning Cure Burnout and PTSD?

Welcome to a new blog series, with contributions by CWB – USA’s wonderful board members! Board member Tim Cunningham is a graduate of the Dell’Arte School of Physical Theatre (’01) and has performed with CWB in 11 countries outside of the … Continue reading

Boys laugh at the show

Internal and External Borders

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

Clowns laugh together during a break in a show

Who Doesn’t Want A Better Life?

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading

Reconstruction Isn’t Just About Materials

In September, 2017, a 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican state of Puebla. Over 200 people were killed, and buildings were reduced to rubble throughout Puebla and Mexico City. This was the strongest earthquake to hit the country since 1985. … Continue reading