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RONE&Gigi have experience of the lecturer of 14 years,associated with various staff and instructors from the backside of the management in the Clown Camp® ,and learned a condition of the staff of the program.
We think to think from various directions on holding Clown Camp KISO in Japan and choose the staff.

2015, it is the 5th Anniversary, we focus  “Caring Clown” having Dr.Richard Snowberg as a special guest, “Acting and Clowning of clowning” with Rone & Gigi.

Following are staff for 2015 program at this point, we are working in the process of final  line-up.

■Gigi   (Pre and Main program)

“Clown Gigi”staff-gigi
After graduating Clown collage Japan,Gigi formed a duo with RONE named OPE N SESAME in 1990,and went to Kiev to study more Russian style clowning and later studied clowning and mime from Nola Rae, a clown/mime based in London.
Gigi’s original clown education system receives the high evaluation by the University of Wisconsin clown camp that acted as a lecturer for 14 years.
Besides a script, direction, appearance of OPEN SESAME,Gigi serves the chief of the OPEN SESAME clown school.
Monte Carlo international clown Festival silver medal others, a lot of receiving a prize careers.     More detail⇒

■Gossy (Main program)

“Clown GOSSY” staff-gossy
Gossy found way to his way to a clown ,after studying by a play in a certain production actor training class.Gossylearned clowning at OPEN SESAME clown school.
Gossy is active as a clown, a performer, in theme parks ,hotels, theaters.
Gossy is the “exhaustive-clown” who makes full use of juggling, magic,balloon,and stilts. As his secret ingredient, he plays the alto saxophone.

■Richard Snowberg    (Main program)

“Junior”

His major is the education technology,and magic is his favorite skill.

Dr. Richard Snowberg,when he was on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse,had begun as a clown in 1975,and performed as his original character “Snowflake”.

In 1981,he established U-W Clown Camp©,because he felt the necessity to educational program for clown.Then,he had been led it for 30 years as the director,and built this into the world’s oldest and largest clown training program.

Richard was the first education director of the World Clown Association, and held that office for several years.He advocated the word”Caring Clown”,expands the scope of activities for clown and continues to have a major impact for active clowns and leaders in the world.

Clowning Awards:
  • Winner of Master Clown competition at World Clown Association-1985
  • World Clown Association Editors Award-1988
  • World Clown Association Clown of the Year-1991
  • Inducted into International Clown Hall of Fame-1999
  • Midwest Clown Association Lifetime Achievement Award-2002
  • Clown image has appeared on the cover of seven different magazines
  • Aichi Japan Expo 2005 award as one of select 100 Planet Earth Lovers.

■RONE  (Pre and Main program)

“Clown RONE”staff-rone
RONE started the entertainment life by a 6-year-old debut. After clown college Japan graduation,RONE formed a duo with GIgi named OPEN SESAME in 1990,and went to Kiev to study more Russian style clowning and later studied clowning and mime from Nola Rae, a clown/mime based in London.
Her original Semi-Western style clown performance theory that made her experience and knowledge are very unique and clear.
RONE continues giving overseas artists including the University of Wisconsin clown camp that acted as a lecturer for 14 years stimulation. Monte Carlo international crown Festival silver medal others, a lot of receiving a prize careers.
Author:  “An angel crown lecture of the laughter.”
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