Funny Folks


Pam Moody – New World Clown President in March 2017

WCA Pam Moody – That Fantastically Fun Clown                   By Norman the Funny Guy             Our incoming president is that wonderful, colorful clown “Sparky” – also known as Pam Moody. For many years she has served the members of the W.C.A. recently as Vice President as well as in other capacities. What makes clowning fun for […]...

Posted on February 17, 2017


Glen “Frosty” Little – The Last Master Clown

Pricilla Mooseburger August 27, 2014  Recently someone asked me about my circus friends and how long I had known some of them. I was shocked when I did the math and realized that it has been 32 years since I went to Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey Clown College in 1982. Wow — 32 years!  – […]...

Posted on March 15, 2017


Rone & Gigi – World Class Clowns from Japan

Roni & Gigi are two of the funniest performers on the planet.  As they take the stage they immediately take our hearts.  Their act is a fast paced roller coaster of side splitting slapstick, comedy and mayhem.  Conflict is the core of comedy and almost instantaneously they grab our attention as they discover small things […]...

Posted on March 2, 2017


Gina “GiGi” Allison – Funny Girl!    

   Gina “GiGi” Allison loves to clown around. She first joined the Ringling Red Unit in 1986 as a Showgirl. After attending RBBB Clown College in 1988 under the direction of Steve Smith, she then went on to the Blue Unit where she met and began clowning around with Chris Allison, who was also a […]...

Posted on February 18, 2017


Randy Christensen – Creative and Funny Fellow

Randy Christensen – Creative Comedy Clown to the World                    Randy Christensen began clowning in 1980.  He is a sought-after performer and instructor known for his unique heart and humor. Randy has served as the Clown Ministry Director for the World Clown Association for three terms.  He […]...

Posted on February 17, 2017


Kenny Ahern – Amazing Entertainer

Featured Performer at the 2017 Convention in Thailand. Kenny is an experienced circus clown who puts on an amazing and dynamic show that will thrill all.  He has delighted audiences on many continents and toured with Ringing for years. Kenny’s performance cannot be missed. It is fantastic, incredible and hilarious. You don’t want to miss […]...

Posted on January 3, 2017


Three Power Tips to Improve your Act – Shared by Ringling star – Don Bursell

Three Power Tips to Improve your Act Before we get to the Power tips I’d like to introduce the person these tips are coming from. Meet Don Bursell – Minnesota Funny Man, juggler, stilt walker, plate spinner, magician and all around swell guy. He is coming to this year’s Magic in Minneapolis Convention. I’ve known […]...

Posted on February 17, 2017


Arthur Pedlar as Vercoe!   –  Legacy of Laughter Honoree   

Arthur Pedlar Receives The Legacy of Laughter Award – 2013  –  by Norm B.             Watch out! Way up above the audience on a 8 foot unicycle is that fantastic and funny Vercoe the Clown. His wild antics have the kids gasping in fear as he seems about to fall, then they burst into giggles […]...

Posted on February 16, 2017


Jim Howle – Artist and Funny Fellow

One of the World Clown Association’s favorite funny folk is Jim Howle. He toured with the great Ringling show for many years and has performed at our conventions many times. The great news is that he has released a new book this year of wonderful paintings and he created over many years. Jim Howle’s exceptional […]...

Posted on February 16, 2017


Mark Anthony – A Gem of a Clown

Mark Anthony was a wonderful Clown who traveled the world with Ringling Brothers Circus and many others for his entire life.  He spread laughter to young and old as he entertained around the world   Mark Anthony­ – An American Original  – By Rich Snowberg Mark Anthony was born Mark Galkowski in Norwich,  Connecticut in 1915. His mother and father both died by the  time he was 13 years of age. He dropped out of school at age 15  when he attempted to join Sells Floto Circus. He was rejected  because of his young age. During the depression he hoped  freight trains, worked as a dancer and acrobat, and finally  joined a circus. Except for a term of service with the Merchant  Marines, he spent his entire remainder of his life performing in  circuses. He appeared in Sells Floto, Harris Show, Dan Rice  Circus, Clyde‐Beaty‐Cole Bros and Ringling Bros. & Barnum and  Bailey Circus. He clowned throughout North America as well as  in Japan, Russia, Australia and England.  Mark loved people and if anyone ever wrote to him, he responded with a hand written letter. He never married but had one living sister at the time of his death. He always  […]...

Posted on January 7, 2017