Bios

John Leo (Co-creator and performer) is a clown performer, teacher and director as well as a pediatric clown doctor with NYC’s Big Apple Circus Clown Care Unit.  An Eccentric Dance Gold Medalist (New York Clown Olympics ‘08), John has performed with Perseverance Theatre (Juneau, Alaska) and Clowns Without Borders (Mexico '04 & Guatemala '10). He also produces, creates and performs outrageous original comedy: In Cahoots, Best of SF Fringe: Physical Theatre (‘03);  Number's Up, a Clown show with his chihuahua; Peg-ass-us, Best of SF Fringe: Comedy (‘08); tinyDANGEROUSfun! a big-risk variety show in a small bar in Brooklyn, NY. John is a founding member of  Theatre of the Oppressed NYC which partners with communities facing discrimination to inspire transformative action through theatre. John is a recipient of an Individual Artist Project Award from the Rasmussen Foundation and is a  graduate of the  Dell 'Arte School of Physical Theatre and Bard College (BA - Drama/Dance).



Jay Dunn (Co-creator and performer) is an actor/creator, director, and teacher based in New York. Recent credits include Serious Money (PTP/NYC at Atlantic Stage 2), Conference of the Birds (Folger Theater), The Pinks (Co-creator – Gold No Trade Co. - Dixon Place - ), Flesh and Blood & Fish and Fowl (2010 Edinburgh Fringe, 2011 London Mime Festival, 2011 Paris Quartier d’Ete, 2011 Festival des 7 Collines), Chicken  (Co-creator - Philadelphia LiveArts 2010), Hell Meets Henry Halfway (Pig Iron Theater - Woolly Mammoth), A Man's a Man (Arena Stage), The Game of Love and Chance (Folger Theatre), Headsman’s Holiday (Theater Alliance), Arcadia, Plenty, Piaf, Somewhere in the Pacific, Lovesong of the Electric Bear (PTP), In the Boom Boom Room, Savage/Love (Project Y), Venus (Olney Theater Center), Metamorphosis (Catalyst Theater), The Blue Room (Phoenix Theater), The Scarlet Letter (Rorschach Theatre). Jay most recently adapted and directed Moliere’s Imaginary Invalidat Middlebury College in 2012. Jay is a graduate of Middlebury College and L'Ecole Jacques Lecoq.