Charlie The Juggling Clown
Creating Happy Memories that Last a Lifetime
Welcome To The Home of
Bruce "Charlie" Johnson
Charlie's Creative Comedy
Carole "Pookie" Johnson
Bruce is the author of the Creativity For Entertainers trilogy.
Bruce "Charlie" Johnson is an internationally recognized family entertainer, clown historian, instructor, author and artist. He has created his own unique performance style combining magic, juggling, plate spinning, trick cartoons, pantomime, audience interaction, and clowning. He is particularly known for his rapport with audiences of all ages.
In November of 2004, he represented the United States at the inaugural Clown- Around- The- World Festival in Singapore. In June of 2005, he represented the US at the World Clown Festival in Japan, and performed solo-stage shows in the outdoor amphitheater at the World Exposition in Nagoya, Japan.
Through his company, Charlie's Creative Comedy, Bruce provides props and educational publications for clowns and other variety artists. Bruce is the originator of Three Color Book Monte and other routines used by thousands of entertainers around the world. For more information, go to Products
For more information on Bruce, go to About Charlie
His wife, Carole "Pookie" Johnson, is a Caring Clown specializing in appearances at hospitals and nursing homes.
To learn more about Carole, go to About Pookie
On February 18, 2012 Bruce Johnson was inducted into the Ministry Clown Hall of Fame. The plaque that he was presented says, "Your teaching, mentoring, and performing has inspired clowns throughout the world." Bruce is the second inductee into this Hall of Fame. He joins J.T. "Bubba" Sikes, the first to receive this honor. The inductee plaques will be permanently displayed in the Oasis Conference Center in Springfield, MO.
Laflin Magic has produced The Ledger Of Life, created by Bruce Johnson. The Ledger of Life is an easy to perform Gospel effect with a powerful message. For information on this and other props created by Bruce Johnson, go to Props
Bruce has introduced Charlie The Juggling Clown Presents, a new line of booklets for novice and experienced entertainers eight-years-old and older. The first two booklets in this series are Introduction to Magic: Illusions You Can Perform with Common Objects and Comedy Bits and Skits for Youth Group Meetings and Campfires. For information on these and Bruce's other publications go to Books
The sections of this site are
About Charlie - This is where you will find a biography of Charlie plus more information about him and the entertainment that he provides. You will also find tips to make a birthday party with live entertainment more successful.
About Clowns - Here you will find information of general interest about clowns, including a large section on the history of clowns. The history articles will change from time to time.
Quizzes & Puzzles - Here you will find quizzes and puzzles related to clowning and clown history. Check back often since this section will be frequently changed.
For Clowns - Here you will find educational articles for people interested in learning to be a better clown. Some articles will be a permanent part of this section, while others will be changed frequently. Here you will find Thought For The Week, a brief motivational article that will change each week. This section also contains two articles of interest to the general public, The Power of Thank You and The Napkin Rose.
Products - Bruce is known as a prolific author and a creative entertainer. Here you will find information on his publications and on the props he makes for use by clowns and magicians.
Classes - Information about classes taught by Bruce Johnson, classes taught by Carole Johnson, and where you can attend classes. This section is particularly helpful for those planning a clown convention or workshop. Information is provided on the services Bruce can provide for your event. This is also where you will find information on Bruce's educational art exhibit, Clowning Through the Twentieth Century.
About Pookie - Here you will find a biography of Carole "Pookie" Johnson
Index - A list of all the pages in this site. If you aren't sure which section has the information you are looking for, you can easily find it here. A button at the bottom of each page will lead you to the index.
Contact us at
Charlie's Creative Comedy
1602 Locust Way, Lynnwood, WA 98036-9017