Destination Ofunato: Tokyo Workshops

Just finished Day 3 of 4 days of Tokyo workshops training future volunteers for the Niko Niko Taishi project in the 'Our Space' theater studio. The intention of the workshops is to train volunteers ...

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Expanding Social Clowning in Brazil: Foco

Reading about the work the group Foco is doing, it is clear that social clowning continues to expand it's scope of activities. Over the past fifteen-twenty years, bringing humor and lightness to...

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Destination Ofunato, Japan

I'm just starting to gear up for a 3 week trip to Japan that will include free workshops in Tokyo, and then a 2 week series of shows and workshops in  the tsunami zone, the Tohoku region. It's the...

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CWB, back in Haiti, 2010

Clowns Without Borders (USA) has returned to Haiti (Sept. 4-25, 2010) ...working with Terres Des Hommes to  workshops and collaborative performances with local youth in Grand Goave and Les Cayes. ...

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Kabaye Morning, Yangon 2010

March 5th Sitting in the air-conditioned cool of the administrative office at EMDH, while outside it is 99 degrees, and I am thankful for this moment of cool respite. This mornings show had me once...

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Yangon is hot! Burma 2010

March 1st. All day workshop for Activity facilitators plus caregivers, 12 in all. At the end of the workshop, one of the caregivers comes up to thank me (translated by one of the facilitators) for...

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CWB.Burma.2010. Mandalay 1st day.

February 26, 2010 Mandalay. After a 4 hour flight delay, finally find myself in Mandalay, ancient capital, and spread out town, peaceful and relaxed compared to the busy Yangon. Two shows and a...

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Myanmar Taxi Ride.2010

Feb 25th. Early morning cool breeze gives little clue of the heat to come later in the day. Negotiate the ride to the EMDH office with the taxi driver, yesterday afternoon it was 2500 kyat ($2.5),...

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Yangon.Just arrived.Burma 2010

I've escaped the stuck in transit no seats available 2 day wait at Tokyo aiport, and after a good hike through the interminable hallways of the Bangkok airport, I have finally arriving last night in...

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