Category Archives: Hospital Clowning

The Pineapple Project

Tuesday, February 17th 2020 Had the privilege of bringing the kids to a library show of a colleague/friend, Mal, who performs “The Pineapple Project” with a co-creator & performer. It’s about two children playing together and navigating their gender roles. … Continue reading

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2020 Atlanta Juggling Festival Trip in GIFs

February 7-8-9 2020 THANK YOU ATLANTA GROUNDHOG JUGGLING FESTIVAL: Where legends and novices are equals in the Art of Play! . 1) Anticipation . 2)  Finally there! . 3)  Gavin’s first unicycle lesson, courtesy of Jonathan Perry . 4)  Lucy … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Can’t Sleep, Clowns Will Slap Me

Sunday, January 19t 2020 In case my family thinks I was just horsing around at the Medical Clown Convention,  it’s important that they know it’s not all just fun and games.  Take this breakout workshop from the wee hours of … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: First Day with Dr. Sweetpea

Wednesday, December 11th 2019   Animal impressions.  Working with Dr. Sweetpea for the first time today I learn among other things she is excellent at animal impressions.   I mean, her horse may sound like a cat, or her giraffe like … Continue reading

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Hospital Clowning: Making Sick Kids Smile

Tuesday, May 28th 2019 Lovely interview with Dr. Mal Adjusted about our work at Boston Children’s Hospital! Click HERE.   http://discoveries.childrenshospital.org/laughter-league/?fbclid=IwAR3wZU986d3mekg-nrd3gXFzlGXifvMBqqSKis_EqobXYT5lJpc_65JhTzA

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Hospital Clowning: Skin is IN @BCH!

March/April 13th 2019 On rounds with Doc Skeeter on March 13th, we encounter a bunch of Dermatology Nurses who ask us to help with a promo video as a part of a nation-wide awareness campaign for their specialty. When I … Continue reading

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Secret Juggler & Hospital Clowning: A Tale of Two Birthdays

Monday, April 29th 2019 On Sunday I perform as Jenny the Juggler a birthday party for a one year old baby girl in a restaurant banquet room rented out by the  family.  Over the dance floor a huge rainbow of … Continue reading

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