Did you know that real pie throwing is almost a lost art. Yes, really. That's why activities like these are important for the future of clowning. Take your mind off of scary movies and think about real clowns. These are professional clowns, some are master clowns. There is more to a pretty outfit and a red nose. So much more.
Back to the pies........they aren't whipped cream. They are whipped slices of soap. Whipped cream causes a slippery mess and ruins clothes and makeup.
Here is Bubba giving instructions. How to throw and aim. How to wipe from eyes as it can sting like crazy.
They all lined up and the pies were thrown one at a time down the line. Then the opposite side got their turn.
The clowns were told to weat their academy shirts and a red nose since this was covered by the newspaper and the TV station.
This guy has to be 90. He is a retired school teacher that travels to camp from Colorado each year. (Our camp is in Ohio).
This is Woody and his mom. He is 14 and this was his second year. His mom gives up her A/C and comfy home so that he can come to camp. Let me tell you, he is an awesome kid. You would think he was an adult.
This one is goofy. She's rather chubby and did a skit about exercising. She came out with a walker She sat back on while exercising and then couldn't find her walker It was stuck to her behind when she walked off. It was so funny. You gotta use the gifts that you have.
Quanny. He's a young man of 19. Very nice helpful guy. Seriously brown faces look great in clown makeup. This of course, isn't his clown face. He was posted before in makeup.
Here is Lewie, my favorite. I'll show pictures of his show that he used my grandkids in. They were the only littles at the show. He has his own circus as Joey, the next guy.
What a terrible picture. Here is LuLu and Moi. It was so hot that my glasses were sliding off my face. But you can see I was having fun. No pies in the face for me.
There are many other areas of clowning covered at this camp. You won't find courses on balloon twisting and face painting here. It's all about character this camp. Movement, music, acting, skits, etc It was a fun, hot, humid week.
My Kindle is back to working so I was able to post. I got out yesterday but I am still dragging. Doing nothing today. I really really need to be careful what I eat. Serious business. This was a reoccurrence of what I have had lately. Add a little pink eye and a drug reaction and it'll knock you out. So glad that I have a patient hubby that is such a good caregiver and provider. I'm very thankful for him.
So here's to moving forward slowly.