The Clown School is building connections with friends and partners in the USA and all over the world, from Europe to South America, Asia to Australasia. Seek them out – see their work – study with them – and say hello from us!


Four Clowns – our sister company, the ambitious and wildly talented Los Angeles based national and international touring troupe. Official Partner.

Improv First – groundbreaking comedy organization in Beijing, China, run by Amy Li and associated with many top television and talent shows. Official Partner.

Fixt Point – the extraordinary Canadian company & North American reps for…

Philippe Gaulier – maestro clown teacher. Study with him!

The Stanislavsky Institute – Brazilian center for acting and film-making and Official Partner of The Clown School.

Chekhov Studio International – the Los Angeles-based Michael Chekhov studio run by our supremely gifted friend Marjo-Riikka Makela.

Movement Theater Studio – New York lab run by our friend Richard Crawford. The Clown School co-presented a Norman Taylor masterclass with MTS in 2014.

Christopher Bayes – the great clown specialist in New York and old friend of David and The Clown School‘s co-founder, Orlando Pabotoy.

Melbourne Clowns – ad hoc group of mischief-makers and highly talented comedians who worked with David on his recent visit to Australia.

Doutores da Alegria – the internationally renowned clown doctors, working tirelessly in Brazil and with partners across the world to facilitate healing and wellness through clowning. A remarkable organization.

LUME Teatro – the brilliant performance company and lab based in Brazil.

Paola Coletto – founder of the School for Theatre Creators and internationally renowned teacher.

John Gilkey – inspired founder of The Idiot Workshop and Wet The Hippo. Study with him!

ARTEL – LA-based American/Russian center for theatrical research and practice run by our friends Bryan Brown and Olya Petrakova.

Stefan Haves – amazing impresario, Cirque du Soleil consultant, and maestro of all things circus.