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We’re Hiring: Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Clowns Without Borders is thrilled to announce a job opening for a new position. The Outreach and Communications Coordinator will craft the public voice of CWB. We are looking forward to meet candidates who can advance our advocacy work and … Continue reading

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Grant Announcement : Miriam’s Magical Memorial Mission

Clowns Without Borders was recently awarded grant funding by The Javitch Family and Magellanic Foundations as part of Miriam’s Magical Memorial Mission. These grants will be used to fund program support in CWB’s mission to promote resilience through laughter for … Continue reading

Featured Artist: Luz Gaxiola

This week’s featured artist is Luz Gaxiola. Luz has performed with Clowns Without Borders in Greece and Lebanon. Most recently, she delighted attendees of our Virtual Benefit by playing the accordion surrounded by goats. Luz is a multi-instrumentalist, playing accordion, tuba, … Continue reading

The vision of CWB Turkey

This week, we are spending a bit more time with Güray Dinçol to learn about his vision for creating Clowns Without Borders – Turkey.  Partnership With Istanbul Municipality İstanbul Municipality Cultural Department asked me to do this project in İstanbul … Continue reading

Featured Artist: Güray Dinçol

Introducing Güray Dinçol Güray Dinçol has led Clowns Without Borders’ tours in his home country of Turkey. Güray received physical theater and clown training from Giovanni Fusetti at the Rosefarden Theater in Norway after his master’s degree in theater. In … Continue reading

World Children’s Day 2020

Es más fácil construir niños felices que reparar niños rotos. It is easier to shape happy children than to repair abused children. World Children’s Day November 20th is World Children’s Day, also known as Universal Children’s Day. It commemorates the … Continue reading

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First of May Part 1: Dustin Allen, Melissa Aston, and Ania Upstill

CWB – USA Executive Director Naomi Shafer interviewed Dustin Allen, Melissa Aston, and Ania Upstill on May 1 2020. In American circus, “First of May” is a nickname for somebody who is in the circus for the first time. These … Continue reading

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CWB Welcomes Two New Board Members!

“We clowns are well positioned to respond to the unexpected with imagination, creativity, joy, and a sense of expansive possibility.” – Marisol Rosa-Shapiro, Board of Directors Clowns Without Borders USA is delighted to welcome Meredith Gordon and Marisol Rosa-Shapiro to … Continue reading

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Honoring Sarah Liane Foster and Selena McMahan

“If either Selena or Sarah called me at, say, 3:00am on a Wednesday night and said something like, ‘Hey Tim, could you send me your left leg?’ I would wake up, start sawing, and head to the post office.” – … Continue reading