Bruce Johnson

Charlie The Juggling Clown

Creating Happy Memories that Last a Lifetime


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Services Bruce Can 

Provide For Your Convention 

Preconvention Intensive

Creativity For Entertainers based on Bruce's highly acclaimed and very popular Creativity For Entertainers book trilogy.

Bruce can also teach an intensive course on Magic For Clowns.

Keynote Speech - 

Dare To Be A Great Clown is an excellent inspirational speech to kick off a convention.  It was the keynote speech at the 2000 Clowns Of America International Convention in San Francisco, and a Featured Presentation at the 2000 Angel Ocasio's Northwest Comedifest.

General Session Classes - 

These classes are particularly suitable for general sessions, Audience Relations, Character Development & Expression From The Inside Out, The Class of 89, Dare To Be A Great Clown, The History of American Clowning, Humor and Health, and Our Clown Foundations. Classes

Break Out Classes - 

Bruce has a wide variety of classes available for smaller class sizes during your convention. Classes

One-on-one Coaching - 

You can provide the opportunity for your participants to sign up for private sessions with Bruce. These can include make up and costume critiques, directing a routine, brainstorming the use of a prop, or individual work on juggling or magic skills.

Open Mike Coaching - 

Bruce is experienced in providing a positive critique of acts performed in an Open Mike.  This format has been used very successfully at Angel Ocasio's Northwest Comedifest, Northwest Festival of Clowns, and the Magic Show Conference.

Red Nose Festival Competition Coach -  

Bruce is an experienced coach in the Red Nose Festival Competition format developed by Mike Bednarek.  (Bruce does not judge traditional clown competitions for philosophical reasons.)  Bruce was part of the original panel of coaches when the Red Nose Festival Competition format was first introduced.

Variety Show Act - 

Bruce has several acts suitable for inclusion in a variety show performed by instructors.

Tramp Tradition Show or Demonstration Show 

Bruce can perform his highly acclaimed Tramp Tradition Show if you have a stage available.  

He can also perform a solo variety show for your participants or the public.  This show can vary in length from a half hour to an hour depending upon your needs. Shows

Banquet Entertainment - 

If your convention includes an awards banquet, Bruce can provide suitable entertainment including strolling entertainment and a stage show.

Art Exhibit - 

Bruce is internationally known as a clown historian, and is becoming increasingly known as a pen & ink illustrator.  These two skills are combined in Clowning Through The Twentieth Century: An Exhibition of Clown Art.  This exhibit of 36 pen & ink illustrations of significant clowns, paired with one page biographies, debuted at the 2000 Northwest Festival of ClownsArt Exhibit

Preconvention Publicity -  

If your organization has a publication, Bruce will prepare a magazine article related to one of the sessions he will be presenting to help generate excitement about your event.  He will also list your convention on this website with a link to your site.

Variety Arts Worship Service -

Bruce can help provide a meaningful worship service for your conference attendees.  He can perform in a service directed by one of your members, organize and host a service working with other performers, or lead an entire worship service himself

Contact Bruce at 425-481-7143 or

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