A circus clown recounts the mysterious and seedy tale of Mary the Elephant, a circus elephant who killed a man. Based on a true story, it happened one fateful afternoon in September of 1916 while Mary the Elephant was on her parade route near the railroad building town of Erwin, Tennessee. After heated debate as to the best way to kill an elephant, the town made Mary pay for her crime by hanging…
This is a pilot for a new artist profile series.
This episode features fine artist Patrick Carrara, and explores his journey through the Sahara desert, his geometric line drawings, his discovery of color, and his philosophy of creativity.
for more information about Patrick Carrara please visit: http://www.patrickcarrara.com
If you like the music in the end credits, you can listen to the full…
The “Official” trailer for the “Four Clowns” production of “ME RICH YOU LEARN”.
Please visit: www.fourclowns.org for more information and tickets!
Carolina Duncan is a brilliant Mime, who happened to be performing at the Portland Umbrella Festival when we were there shooting interviews for “A Fool’s Idea”. We haven’t yet had the privilege to interview her (hopefully sometime in the near future) but we did manage to capture this very cool mime performance.
The piece is called, “Fish” a Classic Mime by James Donlon – 1979, interpreted by…
A FOOL’S IDEA – EXTRAS: DAVID LICHTENSTEIN, the amazing juggling, rope trickin’, whip cracking, stilt walkin’, bike ridin’, eccentric comedy cowboy, clown in; “(HIGHLIGHTS FROM) “LEAPIN’ LOUIE”!”
Highlights from the “Leapin’ Louie” show at the 2013 Umbrella Festival in Portland, Oregon.
“A FOOL’S IDEA – PRESENTS” is a spinoff (from the original exploration series) documentary profile series…
Faeble is a wonderful clown from the Bay area I met at the Umbrella festival. We recorded an interview which will be featured as part of A FOOL’S IDEA. In the mean time, we recorded his performance, and and Faeble asked us to cut together a fun highlight reel from his performance to give you guys a taste of what he does.
We would like you to be inspired and then support our project! We need your…
A beautiful mix of dance, mime and shadow puppets.
Please visit: www.Poppetry.com for more mime and puppets.
Please visit www.afoolsidea.com for more amazing videos featuring and about brilliant performance artists.
The Clowntastically Original Love Story, that Flips the Modern Romance Tale on it’s Lonely Heart.
THE LOVE STORY — Gotta’ Keep The Park Clean, puts a new spin on the classic romance tale – a short movie from writer/director/editor Brian A. Bernhard (creator of the EMMY® nominated television series “ART or something like it!”).
This is the story of a sweet little clown, minding his own business,…