A long-time clown, Selena McMahan was the recipient of a year-long travel fellowship from the Watson Foundation for her project “Contemporary Clown Circuit, performance across borders.” She moved to Paris in 2007 to train at the Jacques Lecoq theater school. She has also trained with John Turner of Mump and Smoot, Lory Leshin at the Samovar, and with the Brazilian company LUME. She is an actor-clown with the Parisian hospital clown company Le Rire Médecin, performing improvised and individualized interventions in clown duos. She is the artistic director of “Inclownito” with Cracheurs de Rêves. Selena has volunteered with Clowns Without Borders USA since 2005 and been a board member since 2010.
David Lichtenstein has been a professional performer specializing in street, clown, and variety theater for over 25 years. He has performed his one-person Leapin’ Louie Comedy Show at festivals, theaters, and other events in 28 different countries across five continents. He’s also part of Wanderlust Circus in Portland and he has written reading encouragement- and science-themed shows that he performs at tons of schools and libraries.
Sarah Liane Foster is a deviser, performer, director, and teacher of clown and physical theatre. She is a graduate of Brown University and the Dell’Arte International School of Physical Theatre, and has performed in 30 states and eight countries. From 2011 to 2014, Sarah was on the faculty of Giovanni Fusetti’s Helikos International School of Theatre Creation in Florence, Italy. Now based in Seattle, Sarah performs with Room Circus Medical Clowning at Seattle Children’s Hospital. Sarah has volunteered with Clowns Without Borders-USA in Haiti, Southern Africa, Colombia, and Turkey, and has served on CWB-USA’s Board of Directors since 2007.
Kolleen Kintz (Secretary) is a clown, actor, creator, photographer, and musician. Kolleen is a graduate of Dell’Arte International and a protégé of Dody Disanto at The Center for Movement Theatre in DC. Kolleen owns Photos By Kintz, a wedding/lifestyle photography company, with her husband, Bobby.