Clown Cabaret

   October 10, 2011

The Shop at Fort Fringe - 607 New York Ave NW

featuring: Mutts Gone Nuts, Swami Yo, Mark Lohr, Toasty Poocracker, Faction of Fools and the regular goofballs

*performers subject to change*

Mutts Gone Nuts

Mutts Gone Nuts

Scot Houghton Mutts Gone Nuts

Toasty Poocracker

Paul Reisman

Toasty Poocracker is an actor, educator, graphic and web designer, and clown. Recent acting credits include a national tour with the American Shakespeare Center of The Taming of the Shrew, The Merchant of Venice, and Henry Vin repertory; Richard III and Pride & Prejudice with the Shakespeare Theatre of NJ; Proof with TheatreFest; A Midsummer Night's Dream with the American Globe Theatre; and the film Cult of Sincerity, recently broadcast on PBS. He has also taught workshops and classes in Classical Text, Acting Shakespeare, and Clown as a teaching artist for the Shakespeare Theatre Company and at other venues including Broadway Theatre Workshop, Knox College, and The Center for Baroque & Renaissance Studies' summer program. A proud member of AEA! He received his MFA at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Academy for Classical Acting at The George Washington University. BFA, Montclair State University.


Sarah Olmsted Thomas

Sarah Olmstead
Sarah Olmsted Thomas is a fourth generation artist. She creates and performs original dance and theatre pieces. She is also a professional actor and has worked with Faction of Fools, Washington Shakespeare Company, Synetic Theater, Young Playwrights' Theater, the Maryland Shakespeare Festival, Ambassador Theater, and Factory 449. Sarah studied clown with Le Samovar École de Clown in Paris and physical theatre with the Pig Iron Theatre Company in Philadelphia. B.A., Sarah Lawrence College.

Mark Lohr

Mark Lohr is very, very funny.

Mark Lohr

Swami Yomahmi

Swami Yomahmi

Stephon Walker performs unnatural acts of comedy with shattered glass, rusty nails, a staple gun, razor blades, bondage, a love of pop culture, and a rubber chicken in order to make the world safe for nerds, dorks, and loveable losers. Swami YoMahmi has performed regularly at Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum, as well as festivals, conventions, and fairs, and has been featured in documentaries, magazines, news segments, and the books "Carny Sideshows" and "Weird Virginia". He is the founder and artistic director of Washington, DC's premiere sideshow troupe, Cheeky Monkey Sideshow.