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John Q Kubin

Pasadena, California

HALLOWEEN HORROR NIGHTS - HORROR SCARY INTENSE

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Jas Patrick

Los Angeles, California

Jas Patrick - Villains - Video Games, Cartoons

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Brandon McCaskill

Sarnia, Ontario

Brandon McCaskill ( Amusing , Animated , Cartoon , Child-like , Approachable , Bubbly , Funny , Humorous , Playful , Squeaky voice)

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Mike O'Brian

Los Angeles, California

Krispy Kreme Commercial > animated, quirky, characters, holiday, funny

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Ed Kelly

Detroit, Michigan

Video Game

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Brian Stivale

Hollywood - Los Angeles, California

OSCAR THE EVIL NUTCRACKER (BOUCLAIR TV CAMPAIGN)

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Clown Voices

The clown is a jovial character, often seen at parties, carnivals and fairs. The clown often jokes, smiles, dances and entertains his or her audience. Clowns are goofy, and have a playful, inviting and cheerful tone to their voices. Clowns often have routines, and depending on their roles, either play the pranks and make jokes, or receive the pranks and are the jokes. Clowns must be laid back, outgoing and comfortable with having pranks done on them, or be comfortable pranking others and being sociable.

Clowns have different routines depending on the task given. The words, emotions and actions a clown uses, at the most basic level, is called the “business”. This builds the clown’s character, and understanding the bits help portray the clown’s character in a more accurate and memorable manner. A “gag” is the next component in a clown show, being a joke or prank that could be repeated multiple times. A “bit” is a collection of gags, either pre-planned or impromptu. The side dish is a short collection of gags and bits that lasts a couple minutes, while the entrée lasts for a longer duration of time, typically ten to fifteen minutes. Learning how to smoothly portray the character and the jokes associated with the character, as well as the role the clown is fulfilling if it is part of a team, can help you voice the clown in a jovial and accurate manner.

Clowns have different roles depending on the type of clown they are playing as. Clowns that fall into the “neat” category exaggerate their actions and paint less than a clown who falls into the “grotesque” category. This differentiation between “neat” and “grotesque” is mostly cosmetic, though it may influence the speech of the clown as well, which can change how a clown is played. Clowns have different roles in terms of paint and authority or refinement as well, with the “white” or “white-faced” clown often leading the other clowns and performing most of the gags, with the “Auguste” clown, or “red clown” being a supporting clown, and often taking the brunt of the jokes. Red clowns are the most recognizable in American media and at parties, with the classic red nose being worn. There is also a “character clown”, which takes on a particular occupation and wears associated clothing with the classic grotesque clown makeup. Character clowns are seen most often in movies where the clown has more to his or her story than just being a clown, and at clown competitions. Travelling clowns without a home may also fall into the character clown category.

Clowns show up in various forms of media, such as the television show, The Bozo Show. Clowns can also be viewed at fairs, carnivals and circuses in the real world. Clowns have often been perceived as creepy in movies, and there are numerous clowns portrayed as villains or anti-heroes in movies and shows in the thriller or horror genres. Observing clowns can help you give a better performance, with gags everyone can enjoy.